July 3rd afternoon temperatures have been declining in the US since the 19th century, and likelihood of hot weather has declined.
On this date in 1911, almost 30% of the US was over 100F – with one hundred degree temperatures stretching from California to Maine. Missouri had temperatures over 110 degrees, Iowa 109 degrees, and New York 104 degrees.
via The Deplorable Climate Science Blog
July 3, 2018 at 12:20PM