This Day in Weather History: August 12th

Texas records its highest temperature in Seymour

On this day in 1936, the hottest temperature in Texas history occurred in Seymour.

It was on this day in 1936, that Seymour, Texas recorded a high temperature of 120°. It remains the hottest temperature ever reported in Texas (it would be tied in 1994 in Monahans).


About the Author:

Justin Horne is a meteorologist and reporter for KSAT 12 News. When severe weather rolls through, Justin will hop in the KSAT 12 Storm Chaser to safely bring you the latest weather conditions from across South Texas. On top of delivering an accurate forecast, Justin often reports on one of his favorite topics: Texas history.