Portland Maine set a record today. It was 100°. That’s the hottest July temperature on record, and only the fourth time in Portland’s history that it has been in the triple digits. In fact, the all-time high for Portland is 103°, set in August 1975. Central Maine Power reported that power usage also set an all-time high.

I don’t know what’s all the excitement. I’m from Sacramento where 110° is not uncommon in summer. Now, that’s hot!