ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Southwest and Central Virginia have been dealing with a heatwave for the past several days. However, hotter temperatures have been recorded in the past.
Roanoke has warmed up above the 100°F mark in the past, but exactly how hot have temperatures gotten in August?
What is the warmest temperature ever recorded in Roanoke for the month of August?
The answer is C. 105°F. This is also the highest maximum temperature ever recorded in Roanoke.
The Star City has reached 105°F multiple times. According to records from the National Weather Service, Roanoke first warmed up to 105°F on August 5, 1930. The record has been tied twice: on July 10, 1936, and August 21, 1983.