Denver's summers are getting hotter
It may not feel like it with how cool and wet the weather's been lately, but summers have gotten hotter in the Mile High City, Alex Fitzpatrick and Tory Lysik report.
- Last year was the city's third-warmest summer. Average temperatures were 74.8°F in 2022, compared to 70.4°F in 1970.
The big picture: It's also getting hotter, well, everywhere, thanks in large part to human-caused climate change.
- During the same timeframe, summer temperatures rose 2.4°F on average across nearly 230 U.S. areas — 95% of the locations the group analyzed.
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