During July and August 1936, Nebraska afternoon temperatures averaged 98 degrees, and they had twenty-nine days which the average afternoon temperature was over 100 degrees.
Syracuse, Nebraska afternoon temperatures averaged 102 degrees during July/August 1936, eleven degrees warmer than this summer.
The graph below shows every 100 degree temperature every recorded during July/August in Nebraska since 1895. The black dot is the mean temperature. The three hottest days in Nebraska were July 17, 24 and 25, 1936.
via The Deplorable Climate Science Blog
August 11, 2018 at 09:33AM