Friday, July 22, 2011

Fort Smith Sets Record 100°+ Streak

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With a temperature of 102° by 1 pm CDT today, Fort Smith, Arkansas set a new record for consecutive 100°+ days with 18, exceeding the previous record of 17 ending on 7/26/1934. The temperature at Fort Smith has been 100° or higher every day this month except for the 4th, when the high was 97°. The total of 21 100°+ days so far this month is the 3rd highest for July, behind 22 in 1954 and 25 in 1934. Climate records at Fort Smith began in 1882.

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