Tampa just broke the record for most consecutive days above 70 degrees

'When people say it's hot, it's f— hot.'

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Global temperatures reached an all-time high last summer, and now Tampa is breaking its own depressing heat-related records.

According to the National Weather Service, Monday’s lowest temperature in Tampa was 74 degrees, making it the 157th consecutive day above 70, which is a new record.  

This is now the deepest stretch into fall for Tampa residents not seeing temps below 70, and if it feels eternally hot that’s because the last time it was even relatively “cool” outside it was May 17, when it was a brisk 67 degrees.

However, this may all come crashing down tonight, as a cold front is expected to move through Tampa this evening with a good chance of temps reaching the upper 60s

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Colin Wolf

Colin Wolf has been working with weekly newspapers since 2007 and has been the Digital Editor for Creative Loafing Tampa since 2019. He is also the Director of Digital Content Strategy for CL's parent company, Euclid Media Group.
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