The hottest five cities are in the graphic to the right.
Next up, the rest of the “Hot 15” from Thursday.
But what’s even crazier than Portland’s second 100 degree day of 2012? The fact that I put Portland head to head against Phoenix, Arizona — and Portland won the day!
Of all the triple digits highs, only one was a record. Vancouver’s 100 degrees topped the old record of 99 set in 2008. Portland’s record high of 102 was out of reach!