Heat records broken statewide Saturday | News
ATLANTA -- Atlanta hit a temp of 106 degrees between 3:45 and 4pm Saturday. That is the hottest day on record for the city. The previous hottest day was 105 degrees in July of 1980.
We also broke the highest temperature record for June 30. The previous record high was 98 degrees set in 1936. The average high for Saturday's date is 89.
We will break another temperature for Sunday's date. The record for July 1 is 99 degrees. We will go up to 103 Sunday afternoon to set a new record for the date.
Atlanta is not the only city in the state breaking records. Take a look at other high temps and records reported by the National Weather Service office:
ATLANTA 106 NEW ALL-TIME RECORD
PEACHTREE CITY 105
NE ATLANTA 105
ATHENS 107 NEW DAILY RECORD
WATKINSVILLE 106 UGA HORTICULTURE FARM
DAHLONEGA 100 UGA
BLAIRSVILLE 98 UGA
PLAINS 103 UGA
COLUMBUS 106 NEW ALL-TIME RECORD
LA GRANGE 106
MACON 108 TIES ALL-TIME RECORD
SPARTA 108 UGA
TENNILLE 108 UGA
EATONTON 106 UGA
JEFFERSONVILLE 106 UGA
MCRAE 103 UGA