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SLC sees hottest day of the year so far

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Posted at 6:45 PM, Jun 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-13 20:50:02-04

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah's capital city experienced its hottest temperature so far this year Sunday afternoon.

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The National Weather Service tweeted around 3 p.m. that Salt Lake City reached 101 degrees.

But it didn't stop there — just over an hour later, the NWS tweeted that it had reached 102.

They said this breaks a 47-year-old record. Sunday (June 13) is now the earliest that SLC has reached 102 degrees since 1974, which set the record at June 15.

St. George hit 105 on Sunday.