Atlanta breaks a century-old temperature record – CBS Atlanta 46
Atlanta’s high temperature on Thursday was only 73 degrees which is the coolest high temperature on record for August 15th.
The previous record was a high of only 77 degrees from 1908.
The average high temperature for this time of year is 88 degrees, putting Thursday’s high 15 degrees below average.
Atlanta has seen a cooler-than-average summer due to a lot of rain. We’re about 15 inches above average on rainfall this year.