Ice Break 2017 has been reached!

May the Ice Break be with you.

For the first time in 2017, Tucson International Airport hit 100° at 2:34 PM today. This is the 7th earliest Ice Break in recorded history, dating back to 1894. Today also marks the first 100° occurrence on May 4th. The most common date for the first 100° reading is June 6th.

The Santa Cruz River this afternoon, probably

Today’s 100° temperature marks the earliest Ice Break since 2012, when Tucson reached triple digits on April 22nd. The average first 100° day for Tucson is May 26th. Click here for all you ever wanted to know about triple digit heat in the Old Pueblo.

History says Tucson hits triple digits roughly 62 times per year. Summer’s swelter is just getting underway. Keep cool, Tucsonans!


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