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Phoenix’s Hellish July to End with Some Relief As Temps Cool to 106

Posted on AllSides July 31st, 2023
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Phoenix residents are starting the week with a brief respite from the record heat, with temperatures forecast to hit highs of just 103 and 106 Monday and Tuesday, respectively, according to AccuWeather. 

That should snap the city’s remarkable 31-day streak of temperatures reaching at least 110 degrees Fahrenheit, obliterating the previous record.

Phoenix’s 1.6 million residents have been essentially cut off from the outdoors over the past month, which happened to coincide almost perfectly with what scientists say was the hottest month for the planet on record.

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