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How many days of 100° or higher temps did Phoenix have in 2018? The third most ever.

Mother Nature turned up the heat in Phoenix a little bit higher than normal in 2018.

There were a lot of triple digit temperatures in the Phoenix forecast in 2018.

The Valley of the Sun officially recorded 128 days with a temperature of 100 degrees or higher.

According to the National Weather Service, that puts 2018 on the list as having the third-most 100°+ days since 1896.

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2018 was a day from moving into second on the list. There were 129 100°+ days in 2003.

And the year with the most? 1989 has the most ever on record with 143 days of triple digital temps.

Phoenix also experienced 22 days with temperatures of 110 degrees or higher, according to NWS Phoenix.

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