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GOODBYE JULY, HELLO AUGUST

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Meteorological summer, the months of June, July and August, are obviously the hottest months of the year. Now, with July behind us, we are technically two thirds of the way through our summer. As we head towards the end of summer bliss, here is a look back at the month of July, the middle child of the summer months.

July 2013 in Minnesota was slightly warmer than normal. The average temperature for July in the Twin Cities, highs and lows combined, is 73.8°. The average high for July 2013 was 75°. Compare that to the warmest July ever in 1936, where the average temperature was 81.4°, and the coolest July ever back in 1992, where the average temperature was 65.8°. We saw 7 days with highs above 90°, with our warmest days being 94° on the 17th and 18th.

It wasn't all about the heat. We ended July with a record cool high temperature of 64° on 27th. We saw our lowest July temperature that same weekend, with 53° on the 27th and 28th.

July 2013 was also a sunny month, with 2/3 of the month being at least partly cloudy or better, and only 4 days being totally overcast. The lack of clouds also contributed to less in the rain gauge. The average rainfall for the month of July is 4.04". We ended July 2013 with 3.51" of rainfall, .53 below average.

We actually enjoyed that lack of precipitation "Guilt Free", as the Twin Cities ended July 2013 drought free.

Now we turn our attention to August. Meteorologically speaking, it's the last of our three month allowance of summer. Below are a few graphics of what the country as a whole can expect during the 8th month of the year.

 

In the Twin Cities, the month of August starts off with an average high of 83° and the month ends with that average high down to 78°. It will also cool down in the overnights as well, with the average low on August 1rst being 64° and 59° on the 31rst. Don't grab the parkas just yet, as we all know the State Fair starts in August and we all have hot weather stories from The Great Minnesota get together. Frazier

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