2018 has had second-most 95-degree days in a year in 146 years
DENVER -- There have been 25 days this year that have hit 95 degrees or hotter in Denver, making 2018 second on the list. The tally of 90-degree days grew to 53 on Wednesday, which is 11th-most in Denver's recorded history, going back to 1872. It is reasonable to think Denver is in a very warm year; the data confirm that. The city is in its 11th-warmest year-to-date on record.