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Observed Number of Extremely Hot Days

Figure 43.2

Cooperative Institute for Climate and Satellites - NC
Kenneth E. Kunkel

This figure appears in chapter 43 of the NOAA-led State Summaries 2017 report.

The observed number of extremely hot days (annual number of days with maximum temperature above 100°F) for 1900–2014, averaged over 5-year periods; these values are averages from twenty-six long-term reporting stations.The number of extremely hot days in Texas was mostly above average between 1910 and 1960, below average between the 1960s and early 2000s, and above average again in the last 5 years. The dark horizontal line is the long-term average (1900–2014) of about 20 days per year. Source: CICS-NC and NOAA NCEI.

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The time range for this figure is December 31, 1899 (00:00 AM) to December 31, 2014 (00:00 AM).

This figure was created on April 13, 2015.

The spatial range for this figure is 25.8371° to 36.5007° latitude, and -93.5083° to -106.6460° longitude.

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