Paducah tied record high of 104 degrees on Tuesday

...PADUCAH REACHED 104 TUESDAY...TIED RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE...

THE KPAH ASOS AT BARKLEY REGIONAL AIRPORT IN PADUCAH KENTUCKY
RECORDED A HIGH OF 104 DEGREES TUESDAY AFTERNOON...THE WARMEST ON
RECORD FOR AUGUST 3. THIS TIES THE ORIGINAL RECORD HIGH OF 104
DEGREES LAST ESTABLISHED ON AUGUST 3 1947.

WHILE HOT AND HUMID WEATHER IS THE NORM FOR THIS TIME OF YEAR...
REACHING A HIGH OF 104 DEGREES IS RELATIVELY RARE. WITHIN THE
ESTABLISHED CLIMATOLOGICAL RECORD...PADUCAH KENTUCKY HAS REACHED A
TEMPERATURE OF AT LEAST 104 DEGREES ONLY ON 20 OTHER OCCASIONS. A
TEMPERATURE OF 104 HAS BEEN EXCEEDED ON 9 OCCASIONS...THE LATEST
OCCURRENCE ON AUGUST 16 2007.

BELOW IS A LIST OF DATES ON WHICH TEMPERATURES HAVE REACHED AT
LEAST 104 DEGREES IN PADUCAH SINCE RECORDS BECAME ESTABLISHED IN
1937...

HIGH...	DATES OF OCCURRENCE

108....	7/17/1942

106....	7/28/1952, 6/30/1952, 8/04/1947

105....	8/16/2007, 7/14/1966, 7/13/1966, 6/29/1952, 6/28/1952

104....	8/17/1988, 8/04/1964, 9/05/1954, 6/27/1954, 8/06/1947,
	8/05/1947, 8/03/1947, 7/25/1945, 8/27/1943, 8/26/1943,
	9/09/1939

THIS DATA WAS OBTAINED FROM THE APPLIED CLIMATE INFORMATION SYSTEM
(ACIS) OF THE NOAA REGIONAL CLIMATE CENTERS. ONLY PERIODS WITH NO
MISSING DATA WERE EVALUATED. THIS STATIONS RECORD MAY INCLUDE DATA
FROM MORE THAN ONE LOCATION. IT REFLECTS THE LONGEST AVAILABLE
RECORD FOR THE PADUCAH AREA.


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