Heat Index In 1934

On this date in 1934, the low temperature at Unionville, Missouri was 84 degrees – two degrees warmer than their forecast maximum for today. It was the sixth hottest day on record in the Midwest, with an average afternoon temperature of 102.6 degrees. Unionville reached 110 degrees that day, and Mexico, Missouri was 114 degrees.

Every single station in Illinois was over 100 degrees that day, ranging from 102 degrees to 114 degrees.

ALEDO	        104
ANNA 2 NNE	107
AURORA	        106
CARLINVILLE	113
CHARLESTON	107
DANVILLE	106
DECATUR WTP	107
DIXON 1W	102
DU QUOIN 4 SE	111
GALVA	        104
HARRISBURG	108
HILLSBORO	108
HOOPESTON	108
JACKSONVILLE 2E	109
LA HARPE	108
LINCOLN	        104
MARENGO	        106
MCLEANSBORO	108
MINONK	        105
MONMOUTH	103
MORRISON	106
MT CARROLL	103
MT VERNON 3 NE	105
OLNEY 2S	102
OTTAWA 5SW	106
PALESTINE	105
PANA	        107
PARIS STP	107
PONTIAC	        106
RUSHVILLE	111
SPARTA 1 W	114
CHAMPAIGN 3S	103
WALNUT	        104
WHITE HALL 1 E	113
WINDSOR	        105

Heat like this is incomprehensible now. Illinois has only recorded one temperature over 100 degrees in the last six years. But Illinois did record their two coldest temperatures on record this year, -38F on January 31, and -36F on February 1.

24 Jul 1934, 1 – The Daily American at Newspapers.com

But now we have the heat index, and people paid billions of dollars to lie about the climate.

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