Limon sets new temperature record in July amid heat wave
The Eastern Plains town of Limon is one of 43 localities across the U.S. that set or tied their hottest July on record.
By the numbers: Limon's average temperature this July was 79.6° — well above its normal average of 75° — according to data from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration via the Southeast Regional Climate Center.
Of note: Denver hit its second-hottest July on record with an average at 78° — just below the average of 78.9° from 2012.
The big picture: The bulk of the nation's unprecedented temperatures were in Texas, Axios found.
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