NOAA wants us to believe that the summer of 2012 was the hottest in US history, but it wasn’t even close. They claim this because they are tampering with data, and including newer stations which make their statistics worthless.
Average afternoon temperatures were more than two degrees hotter in 1936
Almost all all-time record maximum temperatures were set during the 1930s.
Almost all summertime record monthly temperatures were set in the 1930s
Record daily temperatures were much more common during the 1930s.