The all-time record high for Phoenix is 122 degrees.
A lot of Valley residents will never forget that day on June 26, 1990.
It was so hot that Sky Harbor decided to close the airport because they were worried that it would be difficult for planes to get enough lift to take off.
There were even t-shirts made, telling people that they survived the hottest day in history.
There is also a Facebook page where folks tell stories about what they did that day.
Experts say we probably won’t ever hit 122 ever again because the official temperature gauge the National Weather Service uses has moved.
It used to be located in the middle of a parking lot, on the blacktop surface where the temperature would be warmer.
Like most people, you probably stay inside as much as possible when temperatures get above 110.
We average 19 days above 110 in the summer here in Phoenix.
In 2016, we almost beat the record of 33 days above 110, we made it to 31.
Here’s a fun fact about the hottest day in history. Take the date it hit 122 and add the numbers 6+26+90 = 122!
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