Fridays scorcher is one for the record books across Georgia.
High temperatures standards for June 29 that held for eight decades fell as a triple-digit heat wave began its grip on the state.
Athens hit 109 degrees which broke the 1931 record of 107.
Macons revised record high was 106 degrees, which was three degrees hotter than the 103 degrees set in 1931.
Robins Air Force Base also recorded a high of 106 shortly before 5 p.m. Friday, but it was not immediately clear if that was a record for the date.
Columbus topped out at 105 degrees, only a degree more than the 1978 record of 104.
Atlantas 104 degrees broke their record of 101 set in 1936.
The National Weather Service keeps track of climate data at those four locations where they have official offices and maintain the equipment, but record information was not available for other reporting stations.
Other high temperatures from those stations include: Cartersville and Rome at 105; Gainesville and Marietta hit 103 degrees; Peachtree City topped out at 102; Albany had a high of 101 degrees; Savannahs high hit 100.
The cool spots were Valdosta at 97 and 95 degrees at Alma and Brunswick.