Colorado Extreme Heat

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Climate Central’s analysis shows how much hotter parks are projected to get later this century.

More than 100,000 people living in Colorado are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.

Colorado faces a lower threat level from extreme heat than most states. Still, heat wave days are projected to jump from about 10 a year to nearly 50 a year by 2050.

Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises

Across most of the country, average temperatures have increased at a rate of about 0.13°F (0.07°C) per decade since 1910. 

Heat itself is one of the leading weather-related killers, and it’s also a significant contributing factor in creating ground-level ozone, which is a serious health hazard.

Fort Collins is the 9th fastest-warming city in the U.S.

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