Posted 8:36 PM 6/12/2013 by Matt Brode
TUCSON - Today's high of 108 in Tucson tied yesterday's high and marks the hottest temperature reported at the airport in more than 300 days.
Each day this month has featured highs above 100 degrees. There is no relief from the heat on the horizon.
Tucson has never reported a June where all 30 days have been above 100 degrees. The most was 28 days back in 2004.
Despite the monsoon beginning on Saturday, no rain is in sight.
Posted 6:12 PM 6/10/2013 by Matt Brode
TUCSON - For the third time in 10 days, Tucson reached 107 degrees for a high temperature.
The 107 high remains the hottest temperature the airport has recorded so far this year.
Tucson's average high for June, 10th is 100 degrees. Average highs will continue to climb until June, 20th when the average goes up to 102 degrees.
Meanwhile, the monsoon countdown continues and despite no rain in the forecast, the monsoon officially begins Saturday June, 15th.
Posted 1:37 AM 6/9/2013 by John Patrick
TUCSON - High pressure keeps temps 5-7 degrees above average well into this week.
Tucson will shoot for its third straight day with a high of 105 or greater, according to Meteorologist John Patrick. We could go for seven consecutive days with temps peaking at 105 before we a slight drop (More)
Posted 9:32 PM 6/7/2013 by John Patrick
TUCSON - After one of the hottest days of the year expect little relief this weekend.
Daytime highs will run 5-7 degrees above average for Saturday nearing 105 once again this afternoon. According to Meteorologist John Patrick, expect little change for your Sunday as the dry, sunny and hot (More)
Posted 8:48 PM 6/7/2013 by Matt Brode
TUCSON - For the second time this week, Tucson hit 107 degrees for a high temperature.
This time last week, Tucson had yet to see triple digits. We've been in 100+ degree every day since.
Little relief is in store for the weekend and beyond, with high temperatures ranging from 104-106 degrees under abundant sunshine.
Excessive heat warnings posted for Phoenix and much of the Western Deserts have expired.
Posted 8:47 PM 6/6/2013 by Matt Brode
TUCSON - June heat continues to build across Southeast Arizona.
Today's high of 104 won't make the record books but it was a good 5 degrees above average.
The heat will stick around for the next several days, fluctuating anywhere from 103-107.
There is a slight chance of an isolated thunderstorm on Friday in the White Mountains but by Saturday the strong ridge pushes much of the moisture back toward the East.
Posted 8:30 PM 6/5/2013 by Matt Brode
TUCSON - Wednesday's high of 101 in Tucson was a bit above our average high of 98 for this time of year, but not by much.
As high pressure strengthens over the desert Southwest, we can expect much hotter temperatures to follow.
I am expecting the mercury to climb to 107 by Friday (More)
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