Three words to define this week in weather: Heat, rain, and flooding. Take a look at the most compelling weather stats from the week below!
- Standings for hottest July through the 29th:
- Boston: 10th
- Hartford: 9th
- Blue Hill: 7th
- Providence: 15th
- Concord: 12th
- Mt. Washington: 5th
- There was a range of 1000 miles of Flash Flood Watches affecting 24.5 million people on Wednesday, August 1. On Thursday, August 2, it increased to 34 million.
- Tallahassee, FL: Only reached 78 degrees on the afternoon of Thursday, August 2! This ties the all-time record low maximum temperature for this date (set in 1974). The average high temperature for August 2 is 92 degrees.
- Asheville, NC: Received 3.85″ of rain from Monday, July 30 through Thursday, August 2. So far they’ve received 43.76″ in 2018, which is 59% above the average to date of 27.48″. Wettest year? 2013 with 75.22″.
Let us know what weather you faced this week in the comments below!