San Antonio

Early-season 100° heat wave expected around San Antonio this week

Spring 2022 has been brutally dry and scorching for San Antonio and the metro space. In reality, this previous May was the most well liked May on document.

As we not far away into the summer season months, issues will proceed to be scorching for the beginning of June — highly regarded.

Here’s what you should know:

Unusually scorching

Get prepared for August-like temperatures in early June. A “heat high” will permit for temperatures to be ten levels above common every day with highs forecast to be at or above 100° every day for the week of June 5.

The final time San Antonio skilled three or extra consecutive triple-digit days in early June (on or earlier than June 10) was 1948 — 74 years in the past.

Tips to remain cool

Make certain you shield your self, your youngsters, and your pets throughout a heat wave (Copyright 2022 by KSAT – All rights reserved.)

Even although we’re very used to the heat in South Central Texas, it’s vital to keep in mind that heat-related sickness can have an effect on anybody should you don’t take precautions. Here are some useful tricks to keep away from heat stroke:


  • Limit strenuous exercise outdoor, particularly through the peak heat of the day. (1 p.m. to six p.m.)

  • Drink loads of water.

  • Check on those that don’t have air-conditioning.

  • NEVER go away youngsters or pets in a automobile.

  • Provide pets with loads of water and shade. Better but — deliver them inside.

If you or somebody you recognize wants a spot to remain cool, the City of San Antonio has opened a number of cooling facilities around the town this week.

What does this imply for the remainder of summer season?

While it’s unattainable to get into specifics, typically, by the point we’re getting into June, soils are considerably saturated from wholesome May rains. Saturated soils forestall temperatures from rising shortly.

However, May was dry, so soils are dry and the environment will seemingly heat extra simply. Unless we get rain from a tropical system, soils will seemingly keep dry and drought will worsen. This may imply a warmer summer season than ordinary, the place we may doubtlessly have the next variety of triple-digit days than common.

Why so scorching?!

The main purpose for our unusually scorching begin to June is as a result of La Niña circumstances are ongoing. La Niña is a local weather sample within the Pacific Ocean, which normally leads to hotter, drier climate for South Central Texas.


That being stated, local weather change causes Texas temperatures to common about two levels hotter than within the twentieth century, thus giving the “edge” forward. In reality, since 1970, San Antonio has seen 37 extra summer season days the place the temperature is above common. Basically, San Antonio summers are getting hotter due to local weather change.

Since 1970, summers are getting hotter in San Antonio (Copyright 2022 by KSAT – All rights reserved.)

Stay In-the-Know

To sustain with the very newest climate forecast, you may obtain the KSAT Weather Authority app for Apple or Android and permit notifications for updates – together with livestreams from KSAT meteorologists.

Want to share climate footage with KSAT12′s meteorologists? Submit pictures and movies right here, and your submission might get featured on or on air.

Copyright 2022 by KSAT – All rights reserved.

Back to top button