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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.