Phoenix continues record-breaking heat wave with temps above 110

Jul 23, 2023, 5:35 PM | Updated: Jul 24, 2023, 7:17 am

PHOENIX — The record-breaking heatwave continues Sunday as Phoenix marks a 24th consecutive day of temperatures above 110 degrees, according to the National Weather Service.

Temps reached 114 degrees Sunday, just shy of the 115-degree record for the date set in 2018.

Sunday snapped a record-tying six-day streak of days reaching at least 115 degrees in Phoenix.

Extreme heat to continue in Phoenix

The National Weather Service said the heat wave will persist through early this week across south-central Arizona.

An excessive heat warning continues for south-central Arizona until 8 p.m. Wednesday. It could be extended if dangerously hot conditions persist.

High temperatures are expected to remain above 110 through the week, according to the National Weather Service seven-day forecast.

When is it going to rain in Phoenix?

Storm chances are increasing and there is a marginal risk for strong to severe thunderstorms across south-central and southwestern Arizona on Sunday, according to NWS.

Showers and storms developed across higher terrain Sunday afternoon with the possibility of scattered thunderstorms spreading into the Phoenix metro until 8 p.m. this evening.

The storms could include possible damaging wind gusts and blowing dust.

The National Weather Service’s forecast for Sunday night is a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly between 8 p.m. and midnight.

Storm potential could continue through early this week, NWS said.

Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport, which the NWS uses for the city’s official readings, last saw measurable rain on March 22.

We want to hear from you.

Have a story idea or tip? Pass it along to the KTAR News team here.

94° | 66°
69° and partly cloudy

Arizona News

woman holds money and types into computer...

Arizona street gang indicted after alleged involvement in pandemic assistance fraud scheme

Members of the Arizona Mexican Mafia received a 50-count indictment after fraudulently filling for Pandemic Unemployment Assistance funds.

9 hours ago

Image of a thermometer measuring high heat. The heat dome that's been baking Texas is inching towar...

Chandler to begin heat relief services on May 1

With summer seemingly coming fast, the City of Chandler plans to open a day respite center and eight cooling locations starting on May 1.

11 hours ago


Mexican regional music festival coming to Wild Horse Pass in Chandler

Wild Horse Pass in Chandler will host Mexican regional music festival "Belicofest" over the last weekend of April.

13 hours ago

(Facebook Photo/ Prescott Frontier Days)...

Prescott’s ‘World’s Oldest Rodeo’ to celebrate traditions this summer

Tradition will be the theme of the 137th annual "World’s Oldest Rodeo" in Prescott this summer.

16 hours ago

(Facebook/Gilbert Police Department)...

Police investigating death of man pulled from canal in Gilbert

The Gilbert Police Department is investigating the death of man it pulled from a canal on Saturday morning.

18 hours ago

Community listening session on teen violence in Chandler set...

Serena O'Sullivan

Chandler city leaders to host community listening session on youth violence

Chandler city officials will host a community listening session on teen violence and behavioral health in early May.

22 hours ago

Sponsored Articles


Midwestern University

Midwestern University Clinics: transforming health care in the valley

Midwestern University, long a fixture of comprehensive health care education in the West Valley, is also a recognized leader in community health care.


DISC Desert Institute for Spine Care

Sciatica pain is treatable but surgery may be required

Sciatica pain is one of the most common ailments a person can face, and if not taken seriously, it could become one of the most harmful.


Fiesta Bowl Foundation

The 51st annual Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade is excitingly upon us

The 51st annual Vrbo Fiesta Bowl Parade presented by Lerner & Rowe is upon us! The attraction honors Arizona and the history of the game.

Phoenix continues record-breaking heat wave with temps above 110