The Coachella Valley set records for high temperatures on Thursday (I know…yay, or something).
— Danielle Gersh (@DanielleGersh) June 18, 2015
Of course, this led to a lot of people posting pictures of thermometers:
I altered the color a bit to match the feel of the temperature. 😉 it's 117 degrees and we haven't hit the hottest part of the day, 4-4:30. The gauge only goes up to 122, after that I'll have to get out the meat thermometer! Hehe // #desert #socal #drought #climatechange #weather #smoke #coachellavalley #palmsprings #cathedralcity #ranchomirage #bermudadunes #palmdesert #indianwells #laquinta
A lot of thermometers:
Seroiously, a ton of thermometers:
They even posted them show the temp in Celsius!:
Those who did not have thermometers to photograph still made the same point:
And the man who controls the weather in town tried to help:
@ItsCactusHugs I opened my doors and turned my AC all the way down but IT’S NOT WORKING!
— Rob Bradley (@WxRobBradley) June 18, 2015
But it did not work.
And guess what? We get to do this all over again tomorrow.