Above average temperatures across America

The South, especially Texas, has taken the brunt of summer's heat, recording the hottest July on record.

Revelation 16:9 “They were scorched by the fierce heat, and they cursed the name of God who had power over these plagues. They did not repent and give him glory.”

Important Takeaways:

  • Americans endure scorching heat amid a summer for the record books
  • The Lone Star state in particular has baked under record heat this summer, one that is marked by heat more extreme than any other summer to date in the U.S. Meanwhile, Dallas’ epic streak without rain came to an end Wednesday.
  • Oregon had its fourth-hottest July on record, with Colorado, Florida, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Rhode Island sweltering through their top-five warmest Julys on record. Boston had its warmest first week of August on record when temperatures rose to almost 9 degrees above average.
  • San Angelo, about 230 miles west of Austin, was in the midst of a 35-day streak with highs over 100 degrees.
  • San Antonio is on pace to shatter its all-time annual record for days on which the mercury has soared to 100 degrees or greater. As of Wednesday, that number stood at 57 days

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