Record Heat Of June 13, 1953

On June 13, 1953 it was 123F in India and people were dying by the hundreds. In Oklahoma it was 111F in Oklahoma and streets were exploding in the heat.

13 Jun 1953, 1 – Times Record News at


13 Jun 1953, Page 4 – Beckley Post-Herald at

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1 Response to Record Heat Of June 13, 1953

  1. Michael Peinsipp says:

    Yep and they use the ‘Heat Index’ number not Ambient to make it seem ‘hotter’.

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