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The National Weather Service in Hanford reported that the Fresno Airport recorded temperatures of 114 degrees on Sunday.
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Although Fresno didn't break the all-time record high of 115 degrees, it was the hottest July 11 recorded for the city since 1896. The previous record for the day was 110 degrees.
RECORD-BREAKING HEAT: Fresno didn't break the all-time record high of 115°. But at 113° this afternoon, this is the hottest July 11 we have seen since 1896! The previous record for today was 110°. @ABC30 pic.twitter.com/4L18nATuFo— Alyssa Flores (@AlyssaABC30) July 12, 2021
An update from @NWSHanford: "After further review of data, Fresno Airport (KFAT) reached a high of 114 degrees this afternoon. This is a daily record high temperature and falls just one degree short of the all-time high of 115 degrees."— Alyssa Flores (@AlyssaABC30) July 12, 2021