SUMMER HEAT FACTS FOR NORFOLK

Norfolk

  • has reached 100 F....68 times in 132 years (1874 through 2005)
  • last time reaching 100 F....July 27th last year (2005) hit 101  F.
  • most 100-degree days in a given year....5 days (occurred twice....in 1942 and again in 1952).
  • longest stretch of consecutive days reaching 100 F.....3...has occurred a few times most recently in 1952...July 21,22,23rd.
  • earliest in season 100 F day on record.....May 31, 1991
  • latest in season 100 F day on record......Sep 23, 1895
  • hottest day on record....105 F....August 18, 1918
  • most 90+ days in a given year....56 days in 1880.

Norfolk Graph