September 21, 2015

September 21, 2015
The Hottest Temperature Ever Recorded in Each State


Welcome to another day in my life. Today is Monday and I hope you had a beary safe and great weekend. Dab the AIDS Bear has just arrived back home from the Positive Living Conference in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida so stay tuned for new pictures soon.

Speaking of beach, it was a very warm weekend considering we are in the middle of September. But do you know the hottest temperature ever recorded in each state? Today I will blog about this stat. Any time the mercury level jumps into Freddie-esque heights, it can seem like it's the hottest day ever. But it's not, because the hottest day ever happened in 1936... at least if you live in Kansas, Michigan, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Jersey, or Pennsylvania.

To give ourselves a nice pat on the back for surviving another summer, we consulted the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to find out the real hottest day on record in each state in the country (apologies to DC -- they didn't have that data, because IT'S NOT A STATE). Scroll down to find your state, and be thankful that it's not the summer of '36.

Midwest

Illinois
117F
East St Louis Parks College, 1954

Indiana
116F
Collegeville St Joseph County AP, 1934

Iowa
118F
Keokuk, 1934

Kansas
121F
Fredonia, 1936

Michigan
112F
Stanwood, 1936

Minnesota
115F
Beardsley, 1917

Missouri
118F
Union, 1954

Nebraska
118F
Geneva, 1934

North Dakota
121F
Steele, 1936

Ohio
113F
Gallipolis, 1934

South Dakota
120F
Gann Valley, 1936

Wisconsin
114F
Wisconsin Dells, 1936

Northeast

Connecticut
106F
Torrington, 1916

Delaware
110F
Millsboro, 1930

Maine
105F
North Bridgton, 1911

Maryland
109F
Boettcherville, 1898

Massachusetts
107F
New Bedford, 1975

New Hampshire
106F
Nashua, 1911

New Jersey
110F
Runyon, 1936

New York
108F
Troy, 1926

Pennsylvania
111F
Phoenixville, 1936

Rhode Island
104F
Providence T F Green State AP, 1975

Vermont
107F
Vernon, 1912

Southwest

Arizona
128F
Lake Havasu City, 1994

Colorado
114F
Las Animas, 1936

Nevada
125F
Laughlin, 1994

New Mexico
122F
Waste Isoltn Pilot Plt, 1994

Oklahoma
120F
Poteau, 1936

Texas
120F
Seymour, 1936

Utah
117F
St George, 1995

Southeast

Alabama
112Fv Centreville, 1925

Arkansas
120F
Ozark, 1936

Florida
109F
Monticello, 1931

Georgia
112F
Louisville, 1952

Kentucky
114F
Greensburg, 1930

Louisiana
114F
Plain Dealing, 1936

Mississippi
115F
Holly Springs, 1930

North Carolina
110F
Fayetteville Regional AP Grannis Field, 1983

South Carolina
113F
Columbia Univ of SC, 2012

Tennessee
113F
Perryville, 1930

Virginia
110F
Columbia, 1900

West Virginia
112F
Moorefield, 1930

West

Alaska
100F
Fort Yukon, 1915

California
134F
Greenland Ranch, 1913

Hawaii
100F
Pahala 21, 1931

Idaho
118F
Orofino, 1934

Montana
117F
Glendive, 1893

Oregon
119F
Prineville, 1898

Washington
118F
Wahluke, 1928

Wyoming
115F
Basin, 1983

So if you think you're hot think about the high temps above and have a beary safe and great Monday!

Until we meet again; here's wishing you health, hope, happiness and just enough.



big bear hug,





Daddy Dab