Record breaking February heat - Tucson News Now

Record breaking February heat

TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Southeast Arizona temperatures broke record highs over the weekend.  

Tucson set a new record high of 88° on Saturday. 

This broke the old record by 3° set in 1957. 

On Sunday, Tucson matched the record high of 85° last seen in 1994.

The Bisbee-Douglas Airport also set records this weekend with a high of 85° on Saturday and 83° on Sunday.

The old record high at the airport on Saturday was 79° and on Sunday 80°, both set in 2011.  

Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument also set a record high on Saturday, topping out at 91°. 

This temperature was 6° above the old record of 85° set in 2000.

On Monday a high of 86° beat the old record by 3° set just 10 years ago. 

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