Salt Lake City breaks record-high daily temperature

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Posted at 4:34 PM, Jul 09, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-10 01:24:15-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Saturday was the hottest July 9 Salt Lake City has ever experienced, breaking a 28-year record.

The National Weather Service reported that the daily temperature record was broken Saturday afternoon, reaching 104 degrees Fahrenheit.

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The previous July 9 record-high for Salt Lake City was 102°F in 1994. The city's all-time record, reached last summer, is 107.

Earlier this week, the National Weather Service confirmed an all-time statewide high temperature of 117 in St. George from last summer after an "exhaustive review."

Saturday night's full weather forecast:

Utah's Weather Authority | Staying HOT all through next week - Saturday, July 9 night forecast