On this date in 1936, Gann Valley, South Dakota reached 120 degrees – the hottest temperature ever recorded in South Dakota.
The hottest July 5th occurred in 1911. with 100 degree temperatures into New England.
The 1911 heatwave lasted eleven days and killed thousands of New Englanders, many by suicide. It was the worst weather disaster in new England history.
Meanwhile, Drudge continues to pimp the “record heat” fake news.