SUMMER HEAT FACTS FOR RICHMOND

Richmond

  • has reached 100 F....119 times in 109 years (1897 through 2005)
  • last time reaching 100 F....July 27th last year (2005) hit 100  F.
  • most 100-degree days in a given year....9 days (occurred in 1954).
  • longest stretch of consecutive days reaching 100 F.....5...Aug 29-Sep 2, 1953
  • earliest in season 100 F day on record.....May 28, 1941
  • latest in season 100 F day on record......Sep 11, 1983
  • hottest day on record....107 F....August 6, 1918
  • most 90+ days in a given year....70 days in 1977.
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