The temperature in Richmond reached 92 degrees on Sunday, breaking the old record high of 85 degrees on June 18 in 1957, according to the National Weather Service.
The city was one of several throughout the Bay Area seeing record highs.
In San Rafael, 105 degrees topped the record of 98 degrees set in 1962. At Moffett Field, the temperature reached 100 degrees, which broke the record of 95 degrees set in 1993.
It was 106 degrees in Livermore where the previous record was 105 in 1918. And it was 103 degrees in Kentfield, one degree higher than the previous record set in 1945.
In San Francisco, the temperature of 88 degrees broke the record of 86 degrees set in 1993.
At Oakland International Airport, the temperature also reached 97 degrees, breaking the record of 93 degrees set in 1962. And in San Jose, the temp reached 103 degrees, breaking the old record of 99 in 1945.
Bay City News contributed to this report