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Can't beat this heat: June 26, 1990 was Phoenix's hottest day in history!

On Jun. 26, 1990, temperatures in the valley reached their all-time high of 122 degrees.

PHOENIX — Editor's note: the attached video is from a 2020 broadcast, given ages may not be accurate.

Today's set to be hot, but it's not the hottest we've ever seen. In fact, today's date marks the hottest day ever recorded in Phoenix! Jun. 26, 1990 was one for the history books.

33 years ago today, the Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport recorded a scorching 122 F. Those temperatures were hot enough that the airport was forced to close for several hours.

The National Weather Service also notes that they've never recorded precipitation on this date in Yuma.

To this day it's still the record high in Phoenix. Let's hope we don't get up there again today!

VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL: Impresionante: ¡El 26 de junio de 1990 fue el día más caluroso en la historia de Phoenix!

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