Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Which month normally has the hottest temperature in Lincoln

Although the greatest amount of daylight and possible solar energy occurs around June 21 each year, the hottest temperatures typically occur at least a month later. Climatologically, the hottest week is normally the last week in July. Sometimes the hottest temperatures are delayed even further into the summer and occur in August.

The hottest Summer 2011 temperature was 104 F on August 1.

Here are the hottest days, each year, for the past 10 years, with the hottest day occurring in July 5 times and August 5 times:

2010 August 12
2009 August 8
2008 August 3
2007 August 13
2006 July 19
2005 July 23
2004 August 3
2003 July 17
2002 July 21
2001 July 6

Looking back over the past 30 years (1981-2010), the hottest day occurred
in May 1 time
in June 2 times
in July 14 times
in August 12 times
in September 1 time

all of the Lincoln hottest temperatures for each year can be found at our "Heat Wave" page:

Link to Heat Wave Page

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