Related Program: Northland Morning Backyard Almanac: An old record still stands By Chris Harwood • Jul 13, 2018 Related Program: Northland Morning TweetShareGoogle+Email Credit Shelby L Bell [via Flickr] Naturalist, author and educator Larry Weber, always a keen observer of what is, acknowledges an important anniversary. 82 years ago today, July 13, 1936, Duluth recorded its hottest temperature ever: 106 degrees Fahrenheit. What's more, this was down by the lake, not up on the hill! Listen Listening... / 10:21 Tags: Backyard AlmanacLarry WeberHeatAphelionBerriesFawnsDucksFrogsToadsFirefliesButterfliesmilkweedSummer of MarsMarsTweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread. Related Content Backyard Almanac: "I remember the summer I picked everything..." By Lisa Johnson • Jul 6, 2018 megrje/Flickr Backyard Almanac: it's summer and Larry says take a hike By Lisa Johnson • Jun 22, 2018 Terry Priest/Flickr Summer officially arrived Thursday morning at 5:07am. Here in the Northland, the sun came up at 5:14am. Today, it came up at 5:15am. Leave it to Larry Weber to point out the days are already starting to get longer. Backyard Almanac: news flash - this is the rainy season By Lisa Johnson • Jun 15, 2018 Jerry and Pat Donaho/Flickr Larry Weber is enjoying the sunshine. pronghorn antelope and baby bison of South Dakota ... while here in the Northland, we're reminded of why he calls it the rainy season, and what was going on back around solstice time in June of 2012.