2015 North American heat wave

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The 2015 North American heat wave affected the Northwest United States and southern British Columbia dyring the period 9 June - 3 July 2015. During the heat wave, many all-time and monthly-record highs as well as record highs & lows were measured.[1][2] In Canada, the heat wave mostly affected the Lower Mainland, and the Southern Interior.[no citations needed here]

Records highs were broken throughout Washington, Oregon, Montana and Idaho. Seattle was 90°F or above for five straight days, and Boise, Idaho was at least 100°F for nine straight days, both tying the record. Washington, Oregon, California and Idaho had the hottest June and Washington had its third and Oregon's ninth driest on record, dating back to 1895. By July 14, all of Washington and Oregon and most of Idaho were in some state of drought according to the U.S. Drought Monitor.[3]