ROANOKE, Va. (WFXR) — Are you a weather fan or a meteorological expert? See if you can correctly guess this WFXR Weather Trivia question!
In what year was the warmest 4th of July recorded for Blacksburg, Va.?
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The warmest Independence Day on record for Blacksburg occurred in 1966. The town reached a high temperature of 94°F. The second warmest 4th of July was set back in 1934 with a high of 92°F.
While warm temperatures are slated for Independence Day 2022, we’re not expecting temperature records to be tied or broken in Southwest and Central Virginia.
Roanoke recorded 20 days of 90ºF and greater high temperatures back in July 1999. The Star City reached a record high of 99ºF on July 4, 1999. Two record daily maximum temperatures were set in the following days; high temperatures reached 100ºF on both July 5, 1999, and July 6, 1999.