Weather Notes

July 2013 Was Very Dry, and at Times Hot

July 2013 was a very dry and sunny month. There were a total of 20 days when the sun shone more or less continually all day, with 15 of those days being consecutive.

The highest daytime temperature was 30.2C on the 22nd. of the month, and the lowest night-time temperature was 9.8C on the 2nd. The average maximum temperature was 24.1 or 2.4C above a 30 year average. The average minimum temperature was 2.2 above the norm for July.

July was exceptionally dry with only 6.3mm of rain falling, which is only about 10% of the norm.

So to sum up - July was very dry and sunny and sometimes hot, especially the 4th week.