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Phoenix hits 114 degrees for another record-tying heat day

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Posted at 9:56 PM, Aug 03, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-04 00:56:37-04

PHOENIX (AP) — Another record-tying heat day has hit Phoenix.

The National Weather Service says Phoenix had a high of 114 degrees Monday.

That tied the mark for Aug. 3 set in 1975 and tied in 2009 and 2019.

Last Thursday, Phoenix posted a high of 118 degrees -- topping the previous record of 115 set in 1934.

That temperature also marked the sixth-warmest day on record for the city.

Weather service meteorologists say July 2020 went into the record books as the hottest month in Phoenix history.