On July 25, 1934 Iowa set their official high temperature record of 118 degrees. The average maximum temperature around the US that day was 95 degrees, with 54% of the US above 95 degrees, and 34% of the US above 100 degrees.
Eighty percent of the US was in severe or extreme drought that month.
via The Deplorable Climate Science Blog
July 21, 2018 at 03:32AM