Consecutive 90+ Degree Highs at Springfield Ends at 14

With a high of "only" 89 degrees on Saturday, Springfield's string of consecutive days with highs 90 degrees or higher ended at 14 days.  From the 16th through the 29th, highs were at least 90, peaking with a high of 98 degrees on the 21st.

While this was not a record, it ties as the 8th longest streak of consecutive 90+ days in Springfield.

The rankings of consecutive days of highs 90+ are as follows:

Rank Total # Days Dates
1 22 June 28 to July 19, 1921
2 21 August  8-28, 1936
July 11-31, 1916
3 20 July 9-28, 1901
4 18 July 17 to August 3, 1987
July 19 to August 5, 1940
July 2-19, 1936
5 17 July 4-20, 1980
June 19 to July 5, 1934
June 16 to July 2, 1933
6 16 July 9-24, 1983
7 15 July 21 to August 4, 1941
July 24 to August 7, 1935
July 2-16, 1879
8 14 July 16-29, 2011
July 31-August 13, 1900
9 13 July 25-August 6, 1955
August 2-14, 1947
September 5-17, 1931
10 12 May 29 to June 9, 1934
June 30 to July 11, 1911

As of the evening of July 30th, the average high for the month of July 2011 has been 91.6 degrees, with 20 days during the month observing highs of 90 or above.

 



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