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Texas vs. Oklahoma: Hottest Summer On Record

August is over, and now Texas just finished its hottest summer on record and could hold that spot nationally.

Official numbers are being tallied right now, and next week we'll know whether Texas or Oklahoma will come in as having the hottest summer ever recorded in the U.S.

Texas average temperature from June through August, was 86.7, topping the previous record of 84.3 set in 1980 and tied in 1998.

Oklahoma's average temperature was 86.8, exceeding 1934's average of 85.2 degrees.

Estimates for both states' averages could climb or drop slightly when they become official September 8th.

 

 

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