Special Report

Hottest City in Every State

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1. Alabama
> Hottest city: Eufaula
> 30-year average max temperature: 93.2° F in July
> Hottest month on record: 98.3° F in July, 2000
> Elevation: 70.1 meters

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2. Alaska
> Hottest city: Fairbanks
> 30-year average max temperature: 75.3° F in July
> Hottest month on record: 82.6° F in June, 2004
> Elevation: 184.4 meters

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3. Arizona
> Hottest city: Willow Beach
> 30-year average max temperature: 111.5° F in July
> Hottest month on record: 115.1° F in July, 2003
> Elevation: 225.6 meters

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4. Arkansas
> Hottest city: Helena
> 30-year average max temperature: 95.2° F in July
> Hottest month on record: 101.7° F in August, 2000
> Elevation: 59.4 meters

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5. California
> Hottest city: Death Valley
> 30-year average max temperature: 116.6° F in July
> Hottest month on record: 121.4° F in July, 2009
> Elevation: -59.1 meters

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