July 2013 Weather Recap

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Rain, rain and yet more rain was the story for July. Continuing the trend for June, July also set a new mark for the most rain in that month.

For the month from the Watauga Medical Center reporting station:

Highest temperature – 85.1 Tuesday July 16
Lowest temperature – 52.7 Tuesday July 30
Peak Wind Gusts – 31 mph at 8:15pm Wednesday July 17
Highest Rain Amounts – 2.98 Wednesday July 3, 2.78 Saturday July 27.

Other items of note:

Greatest one temperature swing – Tuesday July 16 from 56.66 to 85.1 (difference of 28.44 degrees).

Number of days with highs in the 60s – 3, 70s – 21, 80s – 7.

The WataugaRoads.com weather station reported 24 days in July with rain for a total of 22.71 inches.

July 2013 month_hilo_plot

July 2013  rainfall_plot

NC July 2013

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