Dates back to when Arizona was still a U.S. territory.
Phoenix smashed a 122-year-old record for the lowest high ever recorded in the city on Feb. 22, according to the National Weather Service in Phoenix.
The mercury rose to a high on Friday of 47 F (8.3 C).
The previous record for the lowest high temp was 54 F (12.2 C), set on Feb. 22, 1897.
The average high for the date is about 73 F (22.8 C).
Thanks to Bill Sellers for this link