Denver’s high temperature hits 101 degrees breaking prior record set in 1877

Denver’s high temperature hit 101 degrees on Friday, breaking a daily record set more than a century ago, according to the National Weather Service.

100°F at Denver. 5th one of the year. #COwx

— NWS Boulder (@NWSBoulder) August 5, 2022

Friday’s high temp broke the previous high record for August 5, 99 degrees, set in 1877, the weather service said. The 100-degree, or above, mark was the 5th time this year that the city has climbed to triple-digit heights. The temperature hit 101 at 1:32 p.m.

On Saturday in Denver the high temperature should top out at about 92 degrees, according to the weather service forecast.

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