The Nation’s Highest and Lowest Temperatures Were Both in California Yesterday – Just 163-Miles Apart!

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The highs and lows of living in California. Credit: NWS

The national (lower 48) high and low temperatures as of 11 am this (Sunday) morning were both in California; Death Valley, CA and Bodie State Park, CA, respectively. Death Valley reached a high temperature of 119°F yesterday and Bodie dropped down to 25°F overnight. The nation’s two extreme temperatures took place only 163 miles apart!

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Death Valley. Photo: NPS

More heat on the way for this week as high pressure builds back into the western US. High temperatures are forecast to be 7-9 degrees above normal for this time of year with western Nevada valleys in the 95-105 degree range and 85-95 degrees for the Sierra valleys. Stay cool!

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