Numerous temperature records were set Sunday across Utah.

On average, the state reached highs about 20 degrees above normal.

In southern Utah, Bryce Canyon set a record high at 62 degrees. Its previous record was 61 degrees in 1949. Cedar City, Coalville and Delta tied record highs at 71, 68, and 72 degrees, respectively. Figures were released by the National Weather Service in Salt Lake City.

Zion National Park, Spanish Fork and Springville also tied record high temperatures at 78 degrees, 69 degrees and 66 degrees, respectively.

In addition, Escalante set a record high of 67 degrees, Laketown set a high of 64 degrees, and Pleasant Grove and Salt Lake City had record highs of 68 degrees. Park City set a record at 63 degrees and Tooele and the Utah Test and Training Range set records at 70 and 68 degrees respectively.

Laketown set a record high minimum temperature of 41 degrees, besting the previous record of 37 degrees set in 1932.

The NWS expects temperatures will cool beginning Tuesday and expects snow and rain throughout much of the state by Thanksgiving.

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