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The Southeast Regional Climate Center(SERCC) reports:
Raleigh Durham(RDU) had the Warmest July On Record with 83.7°(Previous Record was 82.5 in 1993) and 2nd Warmest Month on Record(84.1 in 2007 is the Record). (Records go back to 1887)Raleigh had 24 days in July with temperatures of 90° or higher and 9 days with 100° or higher, including a record 5 consecutive days. Record high temperatures were tied or broken on 7 days.