Wichita reaches 100 degrees, breaking multiple records

Sunday, May 4th Kansas temperatures (KSN-TV graphic)
Sunday, May 4th Kansas temperatures (KSN-TV graphic)

WICHITA, Kansas – Summer showed up early in Wichita.

The city baked under 102 degree temperatures on Sunday. The National Weather Service says it’s the earliest the temperature ever broke the 100 degree mark in the city.

At 2:08 p.m. Wichita Mid-Continent Airport reported that the temperature reached 100 degrees.

The previous record for earliest 100 degree date was May 9th which occurred in 2011.

Other records were also broken across the state Sunday:
Dodge City: 98 degrees – Old record: 92 degrees in 2012
Garden City: 96 degrees – Old record: 94 degrees in 2012
Medicine Lodge: 102 degrees – Old record: 101 degrees in 1963

 

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