How hot is too hot for you? Does it have to be in the 80s or 90s? What about that heat index that we keep hearing about? The heat and humidity can be oppressive and make it tough to breath even for those who are considered healthy. But what is the temperature that makes it actually unhealthy to be outside? Turns out, it is well over 100 degrees.

The summer is in full swing here in New York State and across the globe we are hearing about record high temperatures. In fact, the last few days, we have seen the average daily high for earth hit new record marks.

In parts of China, the heat was so bad that red alerts were issued.

But a new report from NBC stated that may bee too hot to for humans to handle.

The results indicated that people’s resting metabolic rates rose when they encountered temperatures of at least 40 degrees Celsius (104 degrees Fahrenheit).

There is an old joke about heat that many people use when they talk about desert areas like Arizona; "it's a dry heat". There may be something to that. The humidity this summer in New York has made it sweltering! But what is the highest temperature New York City has ever seen?

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These temperature extremes were measured at Central Park and go back to 1870. The highest temperature recorded during that time there was 106 degrees Fahrenheit (41 Celsius) on July 9, 1936.

The forecast for the weekend is calling for things to remain "summery" in New York City.

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Stacker consulted 2021 data from the NOAA's State Climate Extremes Committee (SCEC) to illustrate the hottest and coldest temperatures ever recorded in each state. Each slide also reveals the all-time highest 24-hour precipitation record and all-time highest 24-hour snowfall.

Keep reading to find out individual state records in alphabetical order.

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