A few statistics about local 100 degree weather...updated 5 AM Sunday

Through July 7:


Louisville

Most 100° days in one year:
1.  16 in 1936
2.  10 in 1954
3.  9 in 2012

Most 100° days in one month:
1.  9 in July 1936
2.  8 in July 1901
3.  6 in July 2012, August 1936, and July 1954

Hottest average temperature for a 10-day stretch:
90.2° ending July 15, 1936

Average temperature for the last 10 days: 89.1°

Hottest average high temperature for a 10-day stretch:
102.7° ending July 7, 2012 (surpasses 102.1° ending July 15, 1936)

Highest Temperature of All-Time:
107° July 24, 1901...July 28, 1930...and July 14, 1936

 

Lexington

Most 100° days in one year:
1.  21 in 1936
2.  7 in 1954
3.  6 in 2012

Most 100° days in one month:
1.  9 in July 1936
2.  7 in August 1936
3.  4 in July 1954, June 1936
4.  3 in July 2012, June 2012, July 1988, August 1983, September 1953, July 1952, September 1939

Hottest average temperature for a 10-day stretch:
88.4° ending July 15, 1936

Hottest average high temperature for a 10-day stretch:
104.3° ending July 15, 1936

Highest Temperature of All-Time:
108° July 10, 1936 and July 15, 1936

 

Louisville and Lexington are spotlighted here because they are close to record levels.  Bowling Green and Frankfort are not listed here since the current heat wave is not as close to record levels at those locations.



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