Denver’s high temperature hit 100 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 mark was the 5th time this year that the city has climbed to triple digit heights.
On Saturday in Denver the high temperature should top out at about 92 degrees, according to the weather service forecast.