Record high temperature set in Denver for third time in 5 days
DENVER -- Before Sunday, it had never reached 98 degrees in September during Denver's recorded temperature history. On Thursday, the temperature reached that mark or higher for the third time in five days. The temperature hit 98 degrees at 2:05 p.m. at Denver International Airport, breaking the previous record high for the date of 97 degrees set in 2013 and 1899, the National Weather Service said.