Record Breaking Summer Heat... (8/3/2011)

By: NWS Wichita

Summer 2011 Rivaling Hottest on Record


Below are some statistics depicting the very hot, record-breaking summer central, south-central and southeast Kansas is experiencing so far this 2011.

 

Wichita - Since 1889

Hottest Average July Temperature Hottest Average July High Temperature Highest July 100+ Degree Days
1980         90.4 1980         104.9 2011        24
2011         89.3 1954         102.6 1980         24
1954         89.2 2011         102.5 1954         20
1934         88.2 1934         100.2 1934         20
1936         87.7 1936           99.7 1978         19

Hottest Average June-July Temperature
Hottest Average June-July High Temperature
Highest Annual 100+ Degree Days Through July 31
2011         85.4
2011         98.6 2011         36
1980         85.2
1980         98.4 1980         32
1934         85.2
1954         97.1 1934         25
1954         83.9
1934         97.0  1936         25 
1936         83.5 1936         95.5 1954         23

 

 

Salina - Since 1949

Hottest Average July Temperature Hottest Average July High Temperature Highest July 100+ Degree Days
1980         88.8
1980         102.8 1980         22
2011         87.3
1954         101.7 1954         20
1954         86.8
2011         100.7 2011         20
1955         86.4
1955           99.6 1955         18
2001         86.1
1974           98.7 1974         17
 
Hottest Average June-July Temperature Hottest Average June-July High Temperature Highest Annual 100+ Degree Days Through July 31
1980         84.2
1980         97.6 1980         29
2011         83.3
2011         96.8 2011         27
1991         82.2
1954         95.7 1954         23
1954         82.0
1956         94.7 1974         21
1952         81.5
1952         94.7 1991         20

 

 

Chanute - Since 1909

Hottest Average July Temperature Hottest Average July High Temperature Highest July 100+ Degree Days
1954         89.0 1954         102.9
1980         23
1980         88.4 1980         102.5
1954         21
1936         87.6 1936         102.5
1934         21
1934         87.3
1934         101.8 2011         20
2011         87.0
2011           99.6
1936         18
  
Hottest Average June-July Temperature Hottest Average June-July High Temperature Highest Annual 100+ Degree Days Through July 31
1934         84.2
1934         97.8 1980         29
1980         83.7
1936         97.4
1936         26
1954         83.4 1980         96.4
1934         23
2011         83.1
1954         96.1
1954         22
1936         82.9
2011         94.8
2011         20

This story was brought to you by the National Weather Service - Wichita, Kansas.



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