Temperatures in July averaged 77.0°F, 5.6°F above average, and 1.5°F warmer than last year (75.5°F), making it the fifth warmest on record and the warmest since 1936 (77.3°F). Twenty-seven days were warmer than usual while only four were cooler. The highest temperature occurred on July 20 with 97°F, the warmest temperature since July 31, 2007 (97°F). The lowest temperatures occurred on July 7 and 14 with 58°F.
Precipitation was well above average last month with 6.87”, 3.31” more than usual and 2.21” more than last year (4.66”), making it the eighth wettest on record and the wettest since 2006 (6.90”). There were nine days with measurable precipitation, which is exactly average (9).
There was 81.4% of the possible sunshine last month, 6.5% more than usual and 6.6% more than last year (74.8%), making it the seventh sunniest on record and the sunniest since 1990 (86.4%). There were ten clear days – two