Heat Wave Shatters Seattle Record For Hottest Day In June
By Zuri Anderson
June 27, 2021
Sea-Tac Airport hit 101 degrees on Saturday, June 26, shattering the record for the hottest day in June. The previous record temperature was 96 degrees in June 2017, reporters said.
Some neighborhoods saw triple-digit temperatures on Saturday, too, including Tacoma, Shelton, and Bremerton. Temperatures are expected to climb on Monday (June 28), forecasters say.
"Right now, highs are forecast to be between 100-110 degrees in Western Washington Sunday [June 27]. Some areas could nudge closer to 115-120 degrees on Monday," KOMO reporter Abby Acone wrote.
Some locations are forecasted to exceed their hottest all-time record high today. If you're tracking, all-time records that may be broken for official climate sites:— NWS Seattle (@NWSSeattle) June 27, 2021
Forecast / All-Time Highs
Seattle: 104 / 103
Olympia: 107 / 104
Bellingham: 97 / 96
Hoquaim: 96 / 95#WAwx
An Excessive Heat Watch remains in effect throughout all of Washington, including beaches, until 9 p.m. Monday.
Many homes in Seattle are lacking AC units during this four-day hot weather, and may not see them for months. As a result, residents are finding many ways to stay cool during this unprecedented weather. We also provided some tips here.