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HEAT WAVES July 7, 2010

Posted by thenaturalist in Heat Waves, Hot Weather.
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The National Weather Service defines a heat wave as three or more consecutive days with highs of 90 degrees or higher. There have been seven heat waves in Burlington since 2000:

June 14-16, 2001 (3 days: 92, 93, 90)

August 6-10, 2001 (5 days: 91,95, 96, 99, 90)

July 1-4, 2002 (4 days: 91, 94, 95, 90)

August 11-15, 2002 (5 days: 93, 93, 93, 96, 91)

September 8-10, 2002 (3 days: 93, 98, 93)

June 24-26, 2003 (3 days: 96,90, 94)

July 5-7, 2010 (2 days and still counting: 92, 95 …)

(BFP, 7/7/10)

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VERMONT’S HOTTEST DAY (JULY 4, 1911) July 4, 1970

Posted by thenaturalist in Fourth of July, Hot Weather, Records.
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The highest temperature ever reached in Vermont was 105 degrees F. in Vernon on July 4, 1911.