Wichita records its eighth warmest summer on record. (9/1/2001)

By: Phil Hysell

The average temperature from June through August 2001 was the warmest Wichita has seen in over 10 years.

The average temperature at the Mid-Continent Airport In Wichita from June through August was 81.4 degrees. This makes the summer of 2001 tied for the eighth warmest ever on record, and the warmest since 1990, when the average summer temperature was also 81.4 degrees. The warmest summer on record was in 1936 when the average temperature was 85.3 degrees. Records for Wichita date back to 1888.

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