DENVER (KDVR) — Record-breaking heat hit Colorado on Wednesday.
Triple-digit temperatures were measured in 10 places in Colorado, with dozens more reaching temperatures in the 90s.
Denver reached 99 degrees on Thursday, breaking the record for high maximum temperature. It also broke the record for the warmest minimum temperature, with the overnight low reaching 66 degrees.
More record heat is possible on Thursday. Along with the heat, air quality will be poor Wednesday night and Thursday because of high amounts of ground-level ozone and wildfire smoke from the northwest U.S.
High temperatures recorded across Colorado
Here is a list of Wednesday’s high temperatures throughout the state.
|101°||Greeley-Weld County Airport|
|99°||Colorado Air and Space Port (Adams Co.)|
|99°||Denver International Aiport|
|98°||Longmont (Vance Brand Municipal Airport)|
|97°||La Junta Municipal Airport|
|96°||Aurora (Buckley Space Force Base)|
|96°||Springfield (Comanche National Grassland)|
|95°||Craig-Moffat County Airport|
|94°||Centennial Airport (Englewood)|
|94°||Trinidad (Perry Stokes Airport)|
|93°||Cortez Municipal Airport|
|92°||Vail (Eagle Co. Regional Airport)|
|91°||Durango-La Plata County Airport|
|91°||Hayden (Yampa Valley Airport)|
|90°||Air Force Academy|
|87°||Alamosa (San Luis Valley Regional Airport)|
|86°||Monument Hill, Elbert Co.|
|79°||Telluride Regional Aiport|
|73°||Red Cliff Pass|
|72°||Sunlight Mt. (S of Glenwood Springs)|
|63°||Wolf Creek Pass|
The temperature readings listed come from automated weather stations operated by the Federal Aviation Administration.
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