100-DEGREE TEMPERATURE STATISTICS For Wichita Kansas:

NUMBER OF DAYS 100 DEGREES OR HIGHER

 

AVERAGE DAYS PER YEAR: 12.2 DAYS


AVERAGE DAYS PER MONTH:

JUNE: 1.0

JULY: 5.2

AUGUST: 5.1

SEPTEMBER: 0.8


TOP-10 ANNUAL 100+ DEGREE DAYS:  

2011 - 53          1934 - 40

1936 - 50          2012 - 36         

1980 - 46          2000 - 33

1978 - 42          1956 - 31

1954 - 42          1990 - 28


Since July, 1888, when climate records commenced in Wichita, only 7 years failed to reach 100 degrees: 1889, 1891, 1904, 1906, 1908, 1915, and 1927.


TOP-10 CONSECUTIVE 100+ DEGREE DAYS:

20    - AUGUST 7-26, 1936

18    - JULY 3-20, 1980

16    - AUGUST 19-SEPTEMBER 3, 2000

13    - JUNE 28-JULY 10, 1990

13    - JULY 31-AUGUST 12, 1934

13    - JULY 10-22, 1934

10 - JULY 15-24, 2011

 9 - JULY 27-AUGUST 4, 2012

9  - JULY 17-25 2012

      9 - JULY 26-AUGUST 3, 2011

*NOTE*: On July 2nd, 1980, the high was 98. Had the high reached 100, a new all-time record for consecutive high temperatures 100 degrees or higher would have been set: 27: which would have shattered the previous record of 20 set from August 7th-26th, 1936.

 

EARLIEST 100+ DEGREE TEMPERATURE:   MAY 9, 2011 (100 DEGREES)

LATEST 100+ DEGREE TEMPERATURE:   SEPTEMBER 28, 1953 (103 DEGREES)

 


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