Heat record not broken

Tri-Staters will have to settle for tying the record for the number of consecutive days at 90 degrees or above.

According to the National Weather Service, the high temperature at the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky International Airport only reach 89 degrees on Wednesday. That means our streak of 17 straight days with temperatures in the 90's came to an end.

The streak tied a record set in 1868 and 1901.

Streaks of 10 Days Length or Longer Having High Temperatures 90° or Hotter

Days (# of times)                        Years 

17 (2)                                     1868 – (This is Smithsonian Inst. Data, pre-official), 1901, 2011 

16 (0)                                     none

15 (3)                                     1933, 1966, 2007

14 (2)                                     1881, 1953

13 (4)                                     1934, 1940, 1946, 1983

12 (4)                                     1918, 1930, 1936

11 (6)                                     1859, 1887, 1890, 1964, 1995

10 (5)                                     1897, 1941, 1949, 1952, 2002

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