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100-degree days in G.R.

A couple times this summer, one of the forecast models has predicted highs of 100 degrees or higher in G.R.  We never got to 100.  That’s a rare event in G.R..  We’ve made it to 100 degrees 32 times since 1894 in G.R.  The warmest two days ever in G. R. were July 12, 1936 (106) and July 13, 1936  (108).  The latter was the hottest day ever in Michigan, hotter than any day we’ve had in the 82 years since.  Here’s a breakdown of the 100-degree days by decade:  1890s – 5, 1900s – 0, 1910s – 7, 1920s…