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Hottest and Coldest States in the Summer

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1. Texas
> Average temperature in the summer: 81.3° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Del Rio with avg. summer temp. of 85.4° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 117.0° F in Wichita Falls

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2. Louisiana
> Average temperature in the summer: 81.1° F
> Hottest area in the summer: New Orleans with avg. summer temp. of 82.7° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 109.0° F in Shreveport

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3. Florida
> Average temperature in the summer: 80.5° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Key West with avg. summer temp. of 84.2° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 106.0° F in Pensacola

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4. Oklahoma
> Average temperature in the summer: 79.8° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Oklahoma City with avg. summer temp. of 81.1° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 113.0° F in Oklahoma City

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5. Mississippi
> Average temperature in the summer: 79.8° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Jackson with avg. summer temp. of 81.0° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 107.0° F in Tupelo

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