National Weather Service United States Department of Commerce

 

Abilene:

Average annual number of 100 degree days (1991-2020): 19 days

 

 


 

 

Annual and consecutive days with high temperatures of 100 degress or greater

Period of record 1886-present

Rank Greatest Annual Number
of Days (Year)
Most Consecutive Days and Dates
(1937 - present)
 1  81 (2011)  30 (August 3 - September 1, 1952)
 2  46 (1934)  21 (July 1 - July 21, 1978)
   44 (1943)  21 (June 8 - June 28, 1953)
 4  43 (1952)  19 (July 27 - August 14, 1937)
 5  42 (1980)  18 (July 12 - July 29, 2011)
   42 (1978)  18 (July 30 - August 16, 1943)
7  40 (2012) 16 (August 16 - August 31, 2011)
 8   40 (2000)  12 (July 31 - August 11, 2011)
    37 (1998)  12 (July 23 - August 3, 1998)
    37 (1953)  12 (July 8 - July 19, 1980) #

  # Twelve consecutive days was also matched in 1980, 1943 and 1918


Years when Maximum Temperature did not reach 100 degrees:

1890
1961
1968
1975
1992
2007

 

Earliest and Latest Dates of Occurrence:

Average calendar date of the first 100-degree high (1991-2020): June 7

Earliest calendar date (on record) of the first 100-degree high: April 18, 1925

Latest calendar date (on record) of the first 100-degree high (in years where 100-degree temperatures occurred):  August 22, 1979

Latest calendar date (on record) of the last 100-degree high:  October 11, 2020