Las Vegas ties all-time record for high temperature of 117 degrees


LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — News flash: it’s hot outside.

According to the National Weather Service in Las Vegas, the temperature in Las Vegas tied the all-time high temperature recorded in the city. At 5:12 p.m., McCarran International Airport recorded a temperature of 117 degrees.

This ties the all-time record set on July 24, 1942. That record was also tied three other times in the past 20 years.

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