Experts tell us that 2015 was the hottest year ever™, despite the fact that there was very little hot weather.
During July, 1936 afternoon temperatures at Fairfield, Iowa averaged 19F hotter than 2015. Every single July day in 1936 was hotter than 2015 (the hottest year ever™ .)
It was by far the longest heatwave at Fairfield.
Fairfield had a total of 20 days over 100 degrees during July, 1936.
They set their all-time temperature record of 114 degrees during July, 1936.