New Heat Record Set in Las Vegas, And It's A GOOD Thing

But, are we complaining? I don’t think so.

Monday was the day Las Vegas set a new record by failing to reach 100 degrees. Instead, the temperature peaked at 97 degrees, marking a streak of 291 (now 292!) consecutive days below the 100-degree mark.

This surpassed the previous record of 290 days set all the way back in 1964-1965. Never fear, hotter temperatures are here. Expect temperatures to steadily climb until we reach 110 degrees on Sunday.

The Las Vegas Valley is expected to see triple-digit temperatures for the first time all year this week. We could have a high of 107 or 108 degrees on Saturday and Sunday, with slightly higher temperatures expected in the east valley.

Another record could be tied if Las Vegas doesn't reach triple-digits until Friday. The latest in the year it has reached 100 degrees for the first time was June 30th, 1965. A high of 105 to 107 is expected for the Fourth of July.

We discuss all of these record weather milestones in the latest episode of our Living Las Vegas podcast, listen below.

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