Chilly Kodiak July Didn't Reach Record Cold
Wednesday, 01 August 2012
in Anchorage experienced what could very well have been the coldest July on
record up there. But here in Kodiak, while it's been cold, it hasn't been
National Weather Service says the monthly average of 51.9 degrees is 2.2
degrees below the historic monthly average.
degrees, the warmest day last month was actually above the daily normal high of
61.4. The coldest temperature was 40 degrees, which was 8.5-degrees cooler than
the daily normal low for July.
cold, it hasn't been cold AND rainy. In fact, only four inches fell in July,
which is about an inch short of normal. In fact, it's been a dry year - not
even an inch fell in June, and since January 1st, total rainfall has
been 30.44 inches, which is 11.64-inches short of the 42-inches that is normal.
It's even about two inches less than last year through the end of July, which
was a pretty warm and sunny summer.