Summer 2012 the sixth-warmest, ninth-driest on record in Columbia

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 | 4:46 p.m. CDT; updated 6:31 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, September 4, 2012

COLUMBIA – Forty-six days this summer charted temperatures greater than or equal to 100 degrees, helping make summer 2012 the sixth-warmest on record in Columbia, according to a climatological report released Tuesday by the National Weather Service in St. Louis.