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Nashville, Tennessee Heat Wave: June 2012 Breaks All-Time Record With 109-Degree Day

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The National Weather Service has crunched some end-of-June numbers that give dimension to the heat wave.

In Nashville, June continued the trend of above-normal temperatures for an eighth consecutive month. June went into the records averaging 1.3 degrees above normal, but most people will dwell on the last days of the month that set an all-time heat record for Nashville at 109 degrees on Friday.

The hottest recorded temperature in middle Tennessee occurred in Woodbury, which baked at 110 degrees on Friday.

Rainfall was scant. Nashville received just 0.26 inch — 3.88 inches below normal. June was the driest sixth month since 1936 and the third-driest on record.

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