This Week in Weather 8/25/18-8/31/18

Want to know what the biggest weather stories of the week were? We’ve got you covered!

  • From beginning to end, Lane became the 3rd wettest tropical cyclone on record in the US, dumping 51.53” on Hawaii. Lane dumped 52.20” of rain on Hawaii, becoming the wettest tropical cyclone on record for Hawaii, and the 2nd overall wettest TC on record for the U.S.
  • As of 5a on Monday, August 27, 70 million people in the US were under heat alerts. Summer isn’t backing off just yet!
  • Boston, MA: Had their second hottest night on record from Tuesday, August 28 into Wednesday, August 29. They fell to 81°F at 5:04 am. This is shy of the all the time warmest overnight low which occurred back on Aug 2nd in 1975 at 83°F.
  • Boston, MA: Reached 97°F on Wednesday, August 29, breaking the previous daily record of 96°F in 1953.

Let us know what type of weather you experienced in your area this week in the comments below!