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Sunday, August 1, 2010

July Ties For Warmest on Record

The Monthly Climate Report is in...This July will be one for the record books.

  • July 2010 average temperature: 77.1°
  • July Normal (1971-2000): 73.7°
  • Departure from normal: +3.5°!

This ties the previous record of 77.1° set back in 1994. Here are the top three warmest July's.

  1. 77.1°, 1994, 2010
  2. 77.0°, 1955
  3. 76.8°, 1949

Two heat waves were recorded in July...From the 4-9 and the 16-18. The highest temperature was 102 degrees on July 6th which set the record for that date. The precious record was 99, set back in 1999. A second 100 degree reading was recorded on the 7th. The last time two consecutive days of 100 degree or greater high temperatures occurred on July 19-21, 1991.

Number of 90+ Days so far:

  • July Total: 15
  • June Total: 3
  • Summer Total: 18
  • May Total: 2
  • April Total: 1
  • 2010 Total: 21 days

Although the heat was the main attraction this July, here are the precip totals for anyone who is interested.

  • July 2010 Precip: 3.29"
  • July Normal (1971-2000): 3.67"
  • Departure From Normal: -0.38"

LAST JULY WAS THE OPPOSITE! July 2009 was the 2nd wettest and 6th coolest on record with 11.17" of rain and an average temperature of 70.2°.

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