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AUSTIN (KXAN) — As the record-breaking heatwave continues, Thursday was the third-hottest day ever recorded in the city of Austin.
Camp Mabry, Austin’s official weather reporting site, hit a high temperature of 110° at 3:16 p.m. Thursday.
Only Sept. 5, 2000, and Aug. 28, 2011, were hotter than today. Both of those days saw high temperatures of 112°.
Meanwhile, Thursday was the fourth-hottest day ever at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, with a high temperature of 109° set at 3:17 p.m.
As of Thursday, Camp Mabry has hit 100° or above for 41 days in a row, smashing the previous record of 27 days, set in 2011.