KUSA - Denver is breaking heat records in mid-February!

Denver International Airport hit 73 degrees at 1:40 p.m., shattering the previous record of 71 degrees. It was last set back in 1930.

This is 26 degrees above the average temperature for this date, which is 47 degrees.

Slightly cooler temperatures move in this weekend but it will still be above-average.

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