The Heatwave Of September 1897 In Illinois

Carlinville, Illinois was over 90 degrees on twenty-two days during September, 1897.  The peak temperature that month was 101 degrees, and the average maximum was 92 degrees.

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One Response to The Heatwave Of September 1897 In Illinois

  1. Robert Terrell says:

    Having grown up in West Texas, I do not find temperatures of 90 to 101 to be anything unusual or unbearable. I also lived in Southern California deserts for 30 years; same thing.

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