Special Report

50 Hottest Cities in America

Evan Comen

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20. Abilene, TX
> Days per year with 90°+ temp.: 102
> Highest temp. on record: 110.0° F
> Normal mid-summer high: 94.2° F
> Normal year-round high: 76.2° F

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19. Dallas, TX
> Days per year with 90°+ temp.: 103
> Highest temp. on record: 112.0° F
> Normal mid-summer high: 0.0° F
> Normal year-round high: 0.0° F

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18. Houston, TX
> Days per year with 90°+ temp.: 103
> Highest temp. on record: 109.0° F
> Normal mid-summer high: 92.3° F
> Normal year-round high: 78.5° F

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17. Redding, CA
> Days per year with 90°+ temp.: 104
> Highest temp. on record: 118.0° F
> Normal mid-summer high: 94.9° F
> Normal year-round high: 72.1° F

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16. Midland-Odessa, TX
> Days per year with 90°+ temp.: 106
> Highest temp. on record: 116.0° F
> Normal mid-summer high: 94.6° F
> Normal year-round high: 77.3° F