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Boston hits 90 degrees for first time in 2022, hotter temperatures are coming

Tim Solovyeve, 10, laid back in the Boston Common Frog Pond to cool off on Sunday as the temperature crept up to 90 degrees for the first time this year.Carlin Stiehl for The Boston Globe

The temperature in Boston hit 90 degrees at 5 p.m. Sunday, marking the first time in 302 days that such heat has hit the city, according to the National Weather Service.

In the next week, high temperatures are expected to stay consistently in the 80s, but climb heading into Fourth of July weekend, according to NWS projections. Monday and Tuesday will bring highs of 80 degrees, with lows around 60 degrees. Wednesday and Thursday are expected to have highs in the mid-80s and lows in the mid-60s.

On Friday, the temperature in Boston is expected to climb to 93 degrees, with evening lows in the 70s. Saturday is expected to have a high of 90 degrees and low of 69 degrees.

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Temperatures are expected to fall again Sunday, with a high of 84 degrees, according to the weather service.