May’s warm temperatures break record in Salt Lake City
Jun 2, 2023, 10:34 AM | Updated: 10:39 am
SALT LAKE CITY — Last month, Salt Lake City saw its warmest May on record. The city’s average May temperature this year broke the nearly century-old record by half a degree. The average temperature last month was 66.7 degrees.
According to KSL Meteorologist Kevin Eubank the city was about five degrees above normal May temperatures, and he says the way it played out was a best-case scenario.
“We didn’t have excessive temperatures like the 90s or 100s,” said Eubank.
“But we had those 70s and 80s for the majority of the month and that allowed that snowpack to melt down and gradually melt down in a managed way. It really couldn’t have been a better May for Salt Lake City.”
Eubank noted that all but four days in the month of May saw temperatures in the 70s and 80s.
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