Palm Springs, CA ties June record 3 times in a week! Death Valley tops 120° 9 straight days

Written by on June 26, 2017 in Summer 2017, United States of America with 0 Comments

All signs point to the end of an historic June 2017 Southwest heatwave but records continue to fall. Death Valley, CA yet again hit a record Sunday with 125 degrees following a record 127 the previous day. Death Valley has exceeded 120 degrees on 9 straight days and exceeded 125 degrees on 3 straight days. Record for number of consecutive days exceeding 125 degrees is 10!

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Of course Las Vegas, NV tied the all-time record of 117 degrees while Needles, CA tied their record of 125 degrees, said to have touched 126 for a few minutes but not the 5 minutes considered official.

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As for Palm Spring’s in California’s toasty Coachella Valley, the thermometer appears to like stopping at 122 degrees. It hit that yesterday for a second consecutive day and 3rd tie of the all-time June record.

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