With the arrival of summer, climate snake oil salesmen are up to their usual tactics of lying about the weather. Summer maximum temperatures and the frequency of hot days have plummeted in the US over the past century.
After accepting this, climate fraudsters complain that the US is only 2% of the planet – but it is the only large region of earth where you can do this sort of analysis. Data from the rest of the world is generally close to useless.
During the week of July 3 to July 10, 1936 – afternoon temperatures at Cottonwood, South Dakota averaged a mind boggling 111 degrees, topping out at 117 degrees on July 5, 1936.