1025 Low Max Records Broken From Aug 1 to Aug 21 according to the NOAA.
A “Low Max” means that the maximum temperatures for the day was the lowest it has ever been.
This indicates daytime cooling.
Below is a screenshot showing location and the biggest difference between old record and new record.
Note that Dyer NV has 111 years of data. And the record was smashed by 16F.
Flashback 1976: NYT: ‘Cool periods produce greater climate instability. Climatic events are then more extreme’
New York Times – June 29, 1976: ‘Cool periods produce greater climate instability. Climatic events are then more extreme. Climate is a worldwide, integrated system. Significant changes cannot take place in one part without other changes occurring in other places.’
TimesMachine: June 29, 1976 – NYTimes.com