How usually does Denver hit 100 levels or hotter?

DENVER (KDVR) – Denver has seen some sizzling temperatures this week, however it nonetheless hasn’t reached 100 levels this yr.

Denver’s regular July 19 excessive temperature is 91 levels. Most of July to this point has been beneath that mark, nonetheless, Monday and Tuesday had been above common and topped out at 97 levels, the most well liked studying to this point in Denver this yr.

Yearly, Denver would not all the time document a excessive of 100 levels or hotter. However, in years when the temperature at Denver Worldwide Airport reaches the century mark, that normally occurs for the primary time on July 12.

The primary day of triple-digit warmth has been recorded in Denver as early as June 11, final yr in 2022, and as late as August 18, 2020. Nonetheless, a number of years — together with most just lately in 2015 — stay beneath 100 levels.

Wanting on the final 30 years, 9 haven’t reached 100 levels. Eight of the final 30 years have seen 100 levels or hotter on simply in the future, 5 years have reached that mark on two days. Three of the final 30 years have hit 100 levels at the very least 3 times, and solely 5 of the final 30 years have seen 4 or extra days hit 100 levels or greater.

Breaking that down into percentages implies that 30% of the previous 30 years have solely recorded their highest temperatures within the 90s, whereas lower than 20% of the previous 30 years have recorded temperatures above 100 at the very least 4 instances.

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