Oklahoma City has official high temperature of 112 degrees to start August
Oklahoma’s statewide average temperature in July was 85.9 degrees, 4.3 degrees above normal.
Oklahoma City welcomed a new month Wednesday with a temperature that tied for the second-highest all-time since record keeping began in 1891.
The official high of 112 degrees at Will Rogers World Airport tied with Aug. 10, 1936, and fell one degree short of the 113 degree record for Oklahoma City set one day later on Aug. 11, 1936.
Wednesday marked the 15th consecutive day of triple-digit temperatures in Oklahoma City.