Peak temperatures in the Midwest have plummeted since the 19th century. This is the first year the Midwest did not make it up to 99 degrees, with a peak of 98 degrees on 7/21/2019 at station PALESTINE IL USC00116558. That is down 20 degrees from the peak in 1936.

über Peak Temperatures In The Midwest Down 20 Degrees — The Deplorable Climate Science Blog