World’s Second Hottest Temperature

The hottest official temperature occurred at Greenland Ranch, California on July 10, 1913.

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https://www.ncei.noaa.gov/sites/default/files/coop-form-greenland-ranch-july-1913.pdf

The second hottest was 133F on June 17, 1859 at Santa Barbara, California

Pacific Coast

29 Jun 1859, 4 – The Sacramento Bee at Newspapers.com

13 Jun 1877, Page 2 – San Francisco Chronicle at Newspapers.com

13 Aug 1859, 2 – Pointe Coupee Democrat at Newspapers.com

A few weeks after the record heat in 1859 came the largest Coronal Mass Ejection on record.

06 Sep 1859, Page 2 – Brooklyn Evening Star at Newspapers.com

Wikipedia

02 Sep 1859, 3 – News Herald at Newspapers.com

14 Sep 1859, Page 1 – The Louisville Daily Courier at Newspapers.com

31 Aug 1859, 1 – The Cadiz Sentinel at Newspapers.com

There was a tremendous flood on the Mississippi the week before the record heat in Santa Barbara

09 Jun 1859, 2 – Chicago Tribune at Newspapers.com

14 May 1859, 1 – The Courier-Journal at Newspapers.com

30 Apr 1859, Page 1 – The Times-Picayune at Newspapers.com

29 Oct 1859, 3 – Sheffield and Rotherham Independent at Newspapers.com

01 Nov 1859, 4 – The Leeds Mercury at Newspapers.com

29 Oct 1859, 4 – The Bristol Mercury and Daily Post, Western Countries and South Wales Advertiser at Newspapers.com

EXCEPTIONAL YEARS: A HISTORY OF CALIFORNIA FLOODS AND DROUGHT

11 Oct 1859, 3 – Daily National Democrat at Newspapers.com

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