Ice Break: All you ever wanted to know about 100° in Tucson

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When will the proverbial “ice” break on the Santa Cruz River? Before entering your prediction here, consider the stats below.

1:46 PM: average time for the 1st 100° reading at Tucson International Airport
May 26th: average 1st 100° day in Tucson
April 19th: earliest 100° day, set in 1989
June 22nd: latest 1st 100° day, set in 1905

September 18th: average last 100° in Tucson
August 8th: earliest last 100° day, set in 1966
October 19th: latest 100° day, set in 1989

62: average number of days Tucson reaches 100° or above per year
99: most 100° days in a year, set in 1994
21: least 100° days in a year, set in 1967

22: average number of days Tucson reaches 105°+ per year
53: most 105°+ days in a year, set in 1994
1: least 105°+ days in a year, set in 1897

0.8: average number of days Tucson reaches 110°+ per year
10: most 110°+ days in a year, set in 1994 and 1990
0: least 110°+ days in a year, last set in 2014

39: Longest consecutive 100°+ stretch, set in 2013, 2005 and 1987
24: Longest consecutive 105°+ stretch, set in 1994
6: Longest consecutive 110°+ stretch, set in 1994

117°: Tucson’s hottest temperature in recorded history, set on June 26th, 1990

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