HOUSTON HEAT WAVES
YEAR DATES HIGHEST TEMP. # of DAYS 100 OR MORE
1939 July 7-9 104 3
1944 July 16-20 100 5
1944 Aug 1-2 100 2
1945 Aug 17-18 103 2
1947 Aug 6-10 103 5
1948 Aug 18-21 100 4
1951 July 18-19 100 2
Aug 12-17 100 6
1954 July 24-26 105 2
1958 Aug 2-3 100 2
1962 Aug 1-14 105 14
1969 July 13-15 101 3
1978 July 14-18 102 5
1980 June 18-19 101 2
June 25-July 3 103 9
July 6- 19 104 14
Aug 21-25 107 5
1986 July 27-Aug 2 101 7
1988 Aug 7-9 102 3
1990 Aug 25-31 104 5
1993 Aug 6-8 100 2
Aug 12-24 101 11
1995 July 25-28 103 4
Sep 2-4 101 3
1998 July 9-AUG 5 104 17
1999 Aug 12-20 105 6
2000 Jul 11-23 103 10
2000 Aug 29- Sep 5 109 8
2003 Aug 7-8 104 2
2005 Jul 1-2 101 2
SEP 20-27 100 3
2007 Aug 2-3 102 3
2008 AUG 2-3 101 2
2009 Jun 23-29 104 7
July 2-5 102 4
Aug 3 100 1
Aug 5-6 100 2
Aug 12 101 1
Aug 20-21 100 2
2010 Aug 15-16 101 2
Aug 23 102 1
2011 Jun 2 100 1
Jun 5-6 105 2
Jun 15 100 1
Jun 17-18 100 2
Jun 30 100 1
Jul 2 102 1
Jul 14 100 1
Jul 24 100 1
Jul 26 100 1
Aug 1-24 104 24
Aug 26-28 109 3
Updated: August 28, 2011
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