Special Report

Hottest and Coldest States in the Summer

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16. Kentucky
> Average temperature in the summer: 74.5° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Paducah with avg. summer temp. of 77.3° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 108.0° F in Lexington

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17. Illinois
> Average temperature in the summer: 73.5° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Springfield with avg. summer temp. of 74.2° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 112.0° F in Springfield

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18. Delaware
> Average temperature in the summer: 73.3° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Wilmington with avg. summer temp. of 74.7° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 103.0° F in Wilmington

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19. Maryland
> Average temperature in the summer: 73.0° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Baltimore with avg. summer temp. of 74.8° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 106.0° F in Baltimore

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20. Virginia
> Average temperature in the summer: 72.9° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Norfolk with avg. summer temp. of 77.6° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 105.0° F in Roanoke

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