Wichita wasn’t alone in setting temperature records on Sunday.
Chanute’s high of 110 broke the previous record of 108 set in 1986, according to the National Weather Service. Tribune had a record high of 106, breaking the previous record from 1980 by one degree.
Russell and Salina tied their record highs, matching the 107 of 1980 in Russell and the 108 from 1940 in Salina.
Two cities joined Wichita in setting record high lows on Sunday. Russell dropped to just 75, breaking the previous mark for July 29 from 1989 by one degree. Salina’s 77 also bettered the existing record from 1979 by one degree.