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Coldest July on record in many cities in 
east and central US
By meteorologist Joseph D’Aleo

31 Jul 09 - (Excerpts) - Central Park has had only one day reach above 85 degrees so far this summer (86 on July 17th)...the fewest number of days above 85 on record at Central Park since records began in 1869. The old record was 7 in 1996.
See larger image here.

Record cold July in Rockford, IL here.
Also in other areas of northwest IL and northeast IA here
July the coldest in recorded history for Madison, WI (records go back to 1869). 
It was also the coldest ever in Rhinelander, Appleton and Stevens Point, WI.
It was the coldest ever July in International Falls.

It was the second coldest in Indianapolis, IN,
and coldest in several other locations in northern Indiana including Fort Wayne.
It was coldest ever in Peoria and Lincoln, IL.
It was the coldest ever in Grand Rapids, MI.
It was record cold also in Flint, Saginaw and Benton Harbor.
It may be the coldest July ever statewide in Iowa.
It was the third coldest summer in Kansas City.
It was the coldest ever in Jackson, KY and Huntington, WV.

This is the third coolest June and July on record in 151 years at Central Park...the second wettest June and July on record and on track to become perhaps the wettest summer in history.

Boston is coming in with the fourth coldest June/July period since records began in 1872. It averaged 69.15 in June/July ranking it behind only 1903, 1881 and 1902... all the other years in the top ten were in the 1800s and early 1900s.

By the way, the South Pole had an average temperature of minus 86.8 degrees F, breaking the July record set back in 1965.

See entire article
Thanks to Joe D'Aleo for this link





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