On Tuesday, Colorado experienced scorching temperatures, with Denver matching a daily temperature record that was set 106 years ago, according to the National Weather Service. Meanwhile, Colorado Springs surpassed the previous record, setting a new high.
The NWS reported a temperature of 67 degrees at Denver International Airport around 2 p.m. This is the first time since 1917 that the Mile High City has experienced a temperature of 67 degrees on December 19th.
Colorado Springs broke a daily temperature record on December 19, reaching a high of 67 degrees. This surpassed the previous record of 64 degrees set in 1917. Meanwhile, Denver also tied its own daily temperature record.
Warmer-than-normal temperatures are expected to close out the month in the Centennial State, according to the National Weather Service. There is a possibility that more records will be broken, but we will have to wait and see.