SUMMER 2013: Not Cooler but Warmer than Average So Far - KMSP-TV

SUMMER 2013: Not Cooler but Warmer than Average So Far

Posted: Updated:
Meteorologist Steve Frazier Meteorologist Steve Frazier

If you can remember back to spring of this year your head will most likely be full of icy cold memories. We had snow on the ground through April and numerous days of cold and gray. Then came June and the rain never stopped. Good news for the drought, but not so good news for annual sun worshipers. July was no break from the chill either. In fact we set a record cold high temperature of 64° on the 27th. Also that weekend in July, several cities in the state of Minnesota set record low temperatures.

So, you would think that we are colder than normal and that we are well our way to one of the coolest summers in years, well not really. It's all about averages, and it only takes a few hot days to counteract all those gloomy and cool days. In July alone, we had several days with highs in the mid to low 90s.

Now, we still have the month of August to go before we can close the books on meteorological summer. So far, as of August 12, we are running almost 3 degrees below average on our mean temperatures. With just under three weeks to go, there are no major heat waves in sight. However, the Minnesota State Fair starts on August 22nd and as long time Minnesotans will tell you, it always seems to get blistering hot, at least for a few days.

We would love to see your weather photos!  Email them to Photos@Fox9.com. Also I hope you will LIKE my facebook page https://www.facebook.com/#!/SteveFrazierFox9Kmsp and follow me on twitter @frazierfox9. FRAZIER

 

Get Weather Text Alerts

Text WEATHER to 25899
Text HELP to 25899 for text alert help
Text STOP to 25899 to cancel text alerts
*regular messaging and data rates apply


By texting WEATHER to 25899, you agree to receive FOX 9 weather forecasts via autodialed text messages including advertisements from our sponsors at the number provided. You understand that consent to receive messages is not a condition of any purchase. You have read and agree to these Terms & Conditions, and FOX 9's Privacy Policyand Terms of Service

In compliance with FCC rulings and the CTIA (Mobile Governing Body) we have new requirements regarding STOP bounce back messages. Any FOX 9 subscriber who sends in a STOP text will automatically be removed from ALL FOX 9 text alerts. You will receive only one bounce back message: STOP equals STOP ALL. If you wish to keep any previously held subscription, you must rejoin using the instructions listed below. These new procedures have been put in place as of August 7, 2013.
Powered by WorldNow

KMSP-TV
11358 Viking Drive
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Phone: (952) 944-9999
Fax: (952) 942-0455

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices