PHOENIX — For the second day in a row, a new daily heat record has been set. At 116 degrees, Phoenix has surpassed the previous record of 115 degrees set in 1996.
Daily heat is not the only record of the day. July 2020 has been the hottest month ever in Phoenix averaging 99 degrees.
The average factors in daily highs and lows according to 12 News Meteorologist, Lindsay Riley.
We will continue to update if the heat continues to rise.