The mean temperature for July was 71.2°F, which is 0.3 °F above the average of 70.9°F (1886-2018). The high temperature for the month was 92°F on July 16. The low temperature for the month was 48°F and occurred on July 30. The highest temperature recorded in July at the WCROC from 1886 to 2018 was 109°F on July 18, 1940. The lowest temperature recorded historically was 37°F which occurred on July 12, 1927.
Precipitation for the month totaled 4.54 inches, which is .88 inches above the average of 3.66 inches. We accumulated 652 growing degree days in July. Average for July is 629. For May, June, and July we have accumulated 1433 growing degree days. The average is 1557 which makes 124 growing degree days below average. Last year we recorded 1696 growing degree days for May, June, and July. We get roughly 20 growing degree days per day in July and August. Which makes us about a week behind average.