This Week in Weather 7/15/17-7/21/17

Here’s your Friday snapshot of the most interesting weather stories from the week!

  • Salt Lake City, UT: Monday’s (7/17) low temp of 76°F in Salt Lake City marks the 15th day in a row with a low temp of 70°F+. Previous longest streak was 13 in 2013.
  • A drenched Florida: Some locations across Broward, Collier, Escambia, and Putnam Counties have already seen 23″+ of rain this summer.
  • 1/2 way through summer, Miami (23.39″) and Pensacola (24.15″) are neck and neck for wettest major city in FL.
  • After near record low dew points earlier this month, Tucson, AZ is now firmly in their monsoon pattern with consistent dew points in the 50s.
  • Thanks to the monsoon so far, roughly 10% of AZ has observed average to above average precipitation so far.
  • While we are approximately 25% of the way through the Atlantic hurricane season in terms of days, about 95% of all hurricanes historically form after July 15.
  • Texas has had the most July hurricane landfalls (8) of any U.S. coastal state, followed by Florida (6) and then North Carolina (4).

What sort of weather did your city experience this week? Scorching temperatures? Heavy downpours? Let us know below.

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  1. Our weather has seemed typical for a southern summer. Brilliant sunshine, then pop up thunderstorms that sends steam rising from the pavement, then sunshine again!