Heat and Cold

Measuring Temperature

What is the “120 Club”

Any U.S. state that has recorded a temperature at or above 120°F (48.9°C) is a member of the “120 Club.” Nine states have met this dubious requirement:

  • California: 134°F/56.7°C

  • Arizona: 128°F/53.3°C

  • Nevada: 125°F/51.7°C

  • New Mexico: 122°F/50°C

  • Kansas: 121°F/49.4°C

  • North Dakota: 121°F/49.4°C

  • Oklahoma: 120°F/48.9°C

  • Arkansas: 120°F/48.9°C

  • South Dakota: 120°F/48.9°C

  • Texas: 120°F/48.9°C


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