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Hottest temperature ever in Austin

What's the hottest recorded temperature in Austin?

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The answer is... 112°!

I guess 100° doesn't seem so bad, huh? Austin (Camp Mabry) reached 112° twice since records began over a century ago. It happened on September 5, 2000, and August 28, 2011. Here's to hoping these records don't change for many years to come.

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