The month of August has been one extreme to another! Last Friday D/FW International Airport reported a record high of 107, and this morning, some North Texas cities were in the 60's.
The normal high for this time of year is 97, but the extremes aren't that unusual. I took a look back at Aug. 2015. We had a very similar change mid-month.
Here is the side by side comparison (slide the bar to compare):
So far this year we have seen 12 triple-digit days compared to nine last year. The hottest temperature last Aug. was 106.
On Aug. 19, 2015, a cold front came through North Texas, dropping temperatures. The next day the morning low was 65 with an afternoon high of 75.
The week of Aug. 24th, parts of north Texas saw severe storms with reports of wind damage and hail.
This rest of this week looks unsettled with several rain chances and unseasonably cool temperatures.
If you like this break from the heat, enjoy it. I don't think we are quite done with the 100 degree heat yet.