“more extreme heat than any other summer”

Accuweather says this summer is the most extreme heat on record in the US.

Americans endure scorching heat amid a summer for the record books | AccuWeather

Afternoon temperatures this summer have been close to average in the US, and nowhere near as hot as years like 1936 and 1934


On this date in 1935, five states were over 110F, twenty-one states were over 100F and thirty-six states were over 90F

CA 117, AZ 114, KS 111, OK 110, TX 110

NE 109, AR 108, NV 108, SD 108, UT 108, CO 107, MS 107, MO 107, LA 105, IA 104, TN 104, IL 103, KY 102, NM 102, AL 101, GA 101

IN 99, MT 99, MN 97, ID 96, NC 96, OR 96, SC 96, WY 96, ND 95, FL 94, WI 94, MI 93, OH 93, VA 93, WV 90

A few weeks later the Florida Keys were hit by a category 5 hurricane. The winds were so strong, it blew a train thirty feet off the tracks. It was the most intense hurricane in US history.

06 Sep 1935, Page 1 – The Express at Newspapers.com

This came a few weeks after the worst dust storm and most intense rainfall on record.

On May 31, 1935 Woodward Ranch, Texas set the world record with 22 inches of rain in less than three hours.

Colorado got nearly that much rain a few hours earlier.

Extreme Weather: A Guide & Record Book – Christopher C. Burt – Google Books

28 Sep 1935 – HUNDREDS DEAD IN TYPHOON – Trove

01 Nov 1935 – 1000 BELIEVED DROWNED IN HAITI – Trove

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