Monday, June 09, 2008

Record Breaking Heat!

Well the spring storm chasing season has quickly been overtaken by a staggering heat wave. There isn't much to say that the temperature in my car Saturday doesn't show you.....

Here is the climatological history

***NORFOLK 100 F+ DEGREE FACTS:
-LONGEST STREAK IS 3 CONSECUTIVE DAYS
(3 OCCURRENCES MOST RECENTLY JULY 21-23RD 1952).
-MOST 100+ DAYS IN A YEAR IS 5 DAYS (1952 & 1942).
-10 JUNES (OUT OF 135) HAVE RECORDED AT LEAST ONE DAY OF 100+.
-HIGHEST JUNE TEMPERATURE ON RECORD IS 102 F (JUNE 9TH 1874).
-EARLIEST DATE OF 100 F OCCURRED MAY 31ST 1991.


RECORD HIGHS...MON JUNE 9TH...TUE JUNE 10TH

RIC.............98 (1999)......98 (1964)...
ORF............102 (1874).....101 (1964)...
SBY.............97 (1999)......96 (1964)...
ECG............100 (1952)......99 (1993)...

SCM

1 comment:

ice said...

Heat temperature in the Southwest are still very high. I don't know if there are reported fatalities...