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Hottest and Coldest States in the Summer

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21. Indiana
> Average temperature in the summer: 72.4° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Evansville with avg. summer temp. of 76.5° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 109.0° F in South Bend

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22. California
> Average temperature in the summer: 72.2° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Bakersfield with avg. summer temp. of 81.2° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 118.0° F in Redding

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23. Nebraska
> Average temperature in the summer: 71.7° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Omaha Eppley Ap with avg. summer temp. of 74.5° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 114.0° F in Valentine

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24. Iowa
> Average temperature in the summer: 71.5° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Sioux City with avg. summer temp. of 72.2° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 108.0° F in Sioux City

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25. New Jersey
> Average temperature in the summer: 71.2° F
> Hottest area in the summer: Newark with avg. summer temp. of 75.2° F
> Highest temperature recorded since 1980: 108.0° F in Newark

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