"This Summer Tied The Dust Bowl For The Hottest On Record In US"

"The summer of 2021, which produced numerous extreme weather and climate disasters, was also the hottest on record in the US and tied with the Dust Bowl summer of 1936, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

The average temperature from meteorological summer -- June, July and August -- was 2.6 degrees Fahrenheit above the 20th-century average, NOAA reported Thursday. This summer's average temperature "technically exceeds the record heat of the 1936 Dust Bowl summer," though by just 0.01 degrees, it also noted.

June through August this year was tied for the hottest summer on record in the United States, matching the Dust Bowl summer of 1936."

Brandon Miller reports for CNN September 9, 2021.

Source: CNN, 09/10/2021