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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Fort Worth TX
452 PM CDT FRI JUL 22 2016

...DFW reaches 100 degrees for the first time this year...

At 443 PM CDT...Dallas Fort Worth International Airport reached
100 degrees. This is the first time this year that DFW has reached
the century mark. The average first 100-degree day is July 1st. There
have been 2 years when we did not reach 100 degrees - 1906 and 1973.
We have reached 100 degrees as early in the year as March 9th (back
in 1911).

The average annual number of 100-degree days at DFW is 18. The
greatest number of 100-degree days is 71 set in 2011.  DFW had 42
consecutive days with 100 degrees or higher in 1980 (June 23rd
through August 3rd).  We have reached 100 degrees as late in the
year as October 3rd (back in 1951).  Records for the official
Dallas/Fort Worth site go back to September 1st, 1898.

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