We need the historical comparison. A lot of young people just think this is the way the weather has always been.
There was more in common with the climate I grew up with in the 1960’s and that my father grew up with in the 1920’s than what we have experienced since the start of the new millenium.
Comparing today's heat waves to that of the 1930s. (Here's June 1934 vs 2016)