Austin’s top 10 list of most triple digit days and consecutive streaks

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With Thursday’s high of 106 degrees marking our 11th consecutive day of triple digits and 32nd for the year, the question is raised: Is this record-breaking?

Not yet – but there’s still a lot of summer left to go.

Longest triple-digit streaks on record

Below are the ranks and stats of the longest 100-degree streaks on record in Austin (Camp Mabry):

1st: 27 days – July/August 2011 : *ALL-TIME RECORD*
2nd: 21 days – July/August 2001
3rd: 19 days – August 2019 & July 1925
5th: 18 days — August 1925
6th: 17 days – August 2013
7th: 16 days – August 2018, August 2009, July 2009, August 1951 & August 1923
12th: 14 days – July 2018, July 2011 & August 1998

Current rank – as of August 12 2020

Most 100-degree days in a year

Below are the ranks and stats of the most 100-degree days in a year on record in Austin, as recorded at Camp Mabry:

1st: 90 days – 2011 : *ALL-TIME RECORD*
2nd: 69 days – 1925
3rd: 68 days – 2009
4th: 66 days – 1923
5th: 57 days – 2019
6th: 52 days – 2018
7th: 50 days – 2008
8th: 42 days – 2017, 2013, 2000
11th: 40 days – 2001, 1963

Current rank – as of August 12th 2020

Looking ahead

As of Thursday night, the forecast calls for another 7+ days of triple digit heat. If this pans out, we’re on track to see 18 consecutive days of +100-degree temps for a year-to-date total of 40 days. This would leave us tied for the 5th-longest streak of triple digits on record and tied for the 11th most 100-degree days on record.

Stay tuned for updates.

* Data provided by KXAN Weather partner Bob Rose, LCRA.

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