July 1936 – Worst Heatwave In US History

On this date in 1936, temperatures in the Chicago area reached 112 degrees.

11 Jul 1936, 1 – Chicago Tribune at Newspapers.com

July 11 temperatures in Indiana have been steadily declining for a century, and are down about ten degrees from the 1930’s.

This was near the beginning of a heatwave which was just going to get worse over the next week.

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