From June 15 to September 14, 1936. Clinton, Missouri had sixty-four days over 100 degrees, nineteen days over 110 degrees, a peak temperature of 118 degrees, and an average afternoon temperature of 103 degrees.
For the entire year of 1936, Clinton had seventy-two days over 100 degrees and twenty-three days over 110 degrees. Compare that to 2015, 2016 and 2017, when Clinton, Missouri had no days over 100 degrees.
The frequency of hot days in Missouri has dropped by more than 50% since the 1930’s.
People who say that heatwaves are getting worse, are frauds and liars.