Image (click to enlarge): U.S. maximum temperatures for July 7 from Unisys
The string of daily high temperature records set or tied in Florida during June is being extended in July. In the 30 days since June 7, Miami has had only 2 below average in temperature. Here are some National Weather Service record reports for July 7:
A RECORD HIGH MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF 82 DEGREES WAS SET AT NAPLESFor July 6:
YESTERDAY. THIS BREAKS THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 77 SET IN 1949.
THE HIGH TEMPERATURE TODAY AT FORT LAUDERDALE REACHED 97 DEGREES AT
3:51 PM EDT. THIS BREAKS THE OLD RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THIS
DATE...WHICH PREVIOUSLY WAS 96 DEGREES SET BACK IN 1924.
THE HIGH TEMPERATURE TODAY AT MIAMI REACHED 95 DEGREES. THIS TIES
THE OLD RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THIS DATE...SET BACK IN 1992.
THE TEMPERATURE CLIMBED TO 95 DEGREES AT MIAMI INTERNATIONALIn addition to the numerous daily records, 18 all-time June high temperature records were tied or broken in Florida last month. In the first 7 days of July, 15 daily high temperature records, including the ones listed above, have been tied or broken in the state.
AIRPORT TODAY. THIS TIES THE OLD RECORD OF 95 SET IN 1992.