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Will Sacramento tie a record for consecutive triple-digit days in June?

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A record for consecutive 100-degree June days could be tied this week.

In June 1981, the city baked under nine straight days of 100-degree heat. The National Weather Service says that if Sacramento experiences 100-degree weather each day through Saturday as predicted, the city will tie that record for consecutive triple-digit days in June.

The all-time record for any month, for those keeping track, is 11 consecutive days of triple-digit heat, a mark set in July 2006.

So far, Sacramento has had three days of 100-degree heat: 101 on Friday and Saturday and 106 on Sunday. Sunday’s high broke the June 18 record of 105 degrees.

The forecast high for Monday is 105 degrees, predicted to peak about 5 p.m. The record for June 19 is 106.

The hottest days of the current run are expected to be Wednesday (107) and Thursday (108), when there won’t be a hint of a Delta breeze, according to the NWS.

The detailed, seven-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:

Monday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. South-southeast wind 5 to 8 mph becoming southwest in the afternoon.

Monday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 70. South-southeast wind 6 to 8 mph.

Tuesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 105. South wind around 5 mph becoming west in the afternoon.

Tuesday night: Clear, with a low around 69. South wind around 8 mph.

Wednesday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 107. South wind around 6 mph becoming northwest in the morning.

Wednesday night: Clear, with a low around 75.

Thursday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 108.

Thursday night: Clear, with a low around 70.

Friday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 102.

Friday night: Clear, with a low around 65.

Saturday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 101.

Saturday night: Clear, with a low around 65.

Sunday: Sunny and hot, with a high near 97.

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Bill Lindelof: 916-321-1079, @Lindelofnews

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