Mouseover the numbers above to show a list below. Keep in mind that this display shows the number of (usually major) cities that are forecast to be near (by <1°F), tie, or break the record. There are ~390 stations in the CONUS database. Data updated through 12/31/2020.
These graphics use the latest National Blend forecast and compare to the record database (from ThreadEx). Stations within 1°F of a record are plotted.
In case these graphics fail, click here to see a text list of recent data  (or see the whole directory here -- sort by last modified).
Images load about 60 minutes after the cycle (i.e., 12Z cycle data loads around 13Z).