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Record Highs in Provo


Two men take readings at BYU's weather station.
Provo temperatures hit record highs last summer, and Sept. 5 was the latest date on the calendar ever to reach 100 degrees. Photo by Tyler Richardson.

Hotter than ever BYU’s weather station reported record highs last summer, making August, with an average high of 98.5, the hottest ever recorded in Provo. This follows a 10-year trend that “[tells] you something about the climate rather than about the weather,” says geography professor Matthew F. Bekker (BS ’94).

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