Monday’s Heat Ties Denver For 6th Most 90-Degree Days In A Year

By Chris Spears

DENVER (CBS4) – The high at Denver International Airport hit 90-degrees on Monday which makes it the 54th time the city has recorded an official high of 90-degrees or better this year.

According to data provided by the National Weather Service office in Boulder, 2016 is now tied with 2006, 2007 and 2013 for the 6th highest number of 90-degree days in the warm season, which covers the period April through September.

2012 – 73 days
2000 – 61 days
1994 – 60 days
2002 – 56 days
2005 – 55 days
2016 – 54 days
2013 – 54 days
2007 – 54 days
2006 – 54 days
1978 – 52 days
1874 – 51 days
1964 – 50 days
1960 – 50 days
2011 – 50 days

Meteorologist Chris Spears writes about stories related to weather and climate in Colorado. Check out his bio, connect with him on Facebook or follow him on Twitter @ChrisCBS4.

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