Come summer, though, you’re standing outdoors and quite sure it’s at least 110 in the shade.
But are these record temperatures?
Well, they might be record temperatures for your city, state, or… um… front yard.
Note: All temperatures are measured in degrees Fahrenheit
The Hot – High Record Temperatures
- California: 134 degrees in 1913
- Florida: 109 degrees in 1931
- Kansas: 121 degrees in 1936
- Tennessee: 113 degrees in 1930
- Washington: 118 degrees in 1961
The Cold – Low Record Temperatures
- Alaska: -80 degrees in 1971
- Delaware: -17 degrees in 1893
- Maine: -48 degrees in 1925
- Utah: -69 degrees in 1985
- West Virginia: -37 degrees in 1917
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