The hottest September 3rd’s in the US were 1947, 1925, 1939, 1937, 1922, 1913 and 1898 – all before 1950.
The hottest September 3 was 1947, with Minneapolis, Kansas reaching 115 degrees and almost the entire country over 90 degrees. Today’s forecast high in Minneapolis, Kansas is 33 degrees cooler, during NASA’s hottest year on record.
On September 3, 1953 the East Coast had an incredible heatwave, with 107 degrees in New York state and 108 degrees in Indiana.
We have gotten used to September being a cool month, but before you overheated the climate with your SUV, it used to be much hotter.