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Denver records first 100-degree day of year

DENVER — The temperature peaked at 100 degrees at Denver International Airport on Thursday, the first triple-figure day of the year.

The last time it was that hot in Denver was July 10, 2016, when the high reached 102 degrees at the city’s official recording station.

Denver averages one or two days a year with 100-degree-plus temperatures. In 2012, there were 13 days into the 100s.

The hottest temperature recorded for Denver is 105, reached four times: Aug. 8, 1878; July 20, 2005; June 25, 2012; and June 26, 2012.