This Week in Weather 6/30/18-7/6/18

There were a lot of weather happenings across the US this week. Check out the most staggering facts and stats below!

  • Total Population of 100.1 Million people under Heat Alerts on Sunday, July 1.
    • 52.4 million under excessive heat warning
    • 47.7 million under heat advisory
  • Buffalo, NY: Received 1.33” of rain in 45 minutes on the evening of Monday, July 2.
  • Burlington, VT: The temperature on Monday, July 1 never fell below 80°, which is their all-time record “high minimum” temperature for any calendar day. The old record was 78°, set over the years 4 times in June, once in July and twice in August.
    • It was also a blistering 82° at midnight on the morning of Tuesday, July 3.
  • No tornado deaths were reported in both May & June in the US for only 2nd time since 1950.
  • 148.5 million were under heat alerts as of 4p on Wednesday, July 4.
    • Heat Advisory: 109.6 million
    • Excessive Heat Watch: 24.4 million
    • Excessive Heat Warning: 14.5 million
  • Rainfall records set in Houston area on Wednesday, July 4:
    • IAH (George Bush Intercontinental Airport)
      • Previous record: 3.49″
      • Rain as of Wednesday afternoon: 3.54″ (currently 11th wettest July day)
    • HOU (William P. Hobby Airport)
      • Previous record: 1.46″
      • Rain as of Wednesday afternoon: 5.72″ (currently 2nd wettest July day)
    • BPT (Jack Brooks Regional Airport)
      • Previous record: 2.85″
      • Rain as of Wednesday afternoon: 3.68″ (currently 12th wettest July day)

What weather did you experience this week? Let us know in the comments below.


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