By The Numbers



80 -- Average summertime temperature in Memphis

108 -- Highest recorded temperature in Memphis history, July 13, 1980

144 -- Degrees sidewalk would have to reach in order to successfully fry an egg on it

7,700 -- Gallons of ice cream produced daily by Klinke Brothers Ice Cream in Memphis

40 -- Number of ice cream and frozen yogurt parlors in the Memphis area

2.4 -- Average number of desserts ingested by staff researchers for our "Frozen in Time" ice cream feature

13 -- Number of times Elvis Presley has appeared on the July cover of Memphis

1 -- Number of times Priscilla Presley has appeared on the July cover of Memphis

12 -- Number of times "summer" is mentioned in "Summer Nights" from Grease

4.9 -- Length, in miles, of Summer Avenue (from East Parkway to I-240)

51 -- Number of swimming-pool contractors in Shelby County

0 -- Number of children we hope are left in hot cars this year

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