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Phoenix hits 110 degrees for the first time in 2022

The average date for that temperature is June 15.
Photo of a sunset over downtown Phoenix, Arizona taken from the Echo Canyon trail on Camelback Mountain. (Photo: Thinkstock)

PHOENIX — Summer doesn’t officially begin until June 21, but the scorching heat is already in Arizona.

Phoenix officially hit 110 degrees for the first time this year on June 8, according to the National Weather Service.

The average date for that temperature is June 11.

That date coincides with the official start of Monsoon 2022.

Last year’s monsoon brought an average of 7.93 inches of rain across the region after a blisteringly hot and dry year in 2020.

Meteorologists are predicting another active monsoon this year.

As far as heat goes, Phoenix recorded its first triple-digit day of the year on May 7.

The city averages about 111 days that are 100 degrees or hotter, so stay hydrated out there!

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