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Daniel Swain in Desert Sun: Tired of triple-digit heat? Palm Springs set to break record for most 100-degree days in a year

Thursday will be the city’s 136th day with triple-digit temperatures in 2020, surpassing the previous record of 135 days set in 1958, according to the National Weather Service.¬†¬†Moving forward, 2020’s trend may become more common due to climate change, said Daniel Swain, a climate scientist with UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability.