100° weather is showing up on our 7 day forecast this week. Even though we have had plenty of days where the heat index has been well over 100°, the actual air temperature hasn't reached the big 1-0-0 yet.
Here are some stats for Tulsa I gathered up about the triple digit mark:
*We first hit 100° on July 20th.
*On average, we record the first 100° day by July 10th.
*We average 3.3 days of highs reaching 100°.
*Back in 1934, there were 27 days of 100° heat.
*The highest temperature ever recorded was 113° back in 1936.
*The average number of days when we reach 100° is 9.
*The most number of consecutive days reaching 100° was 22. One streak was in 1936 and in 1918.
*The highest temperature ever recorded was 115° back on August 10, 1936.