July Outlook

By: Mark Holley Email
By: Mark Holley Email

July is the hottest month in Eau Claire. The average temp is 71.4, August isn’t far behind with an average temp of 69.0. The hottest temp ever recorded in Eau Claire was 111 on July 13th and 14th 1936. 10 record highs were set during the month of July in 1936. The warmest July on record was 1988 the average temp was 76.2. On the flip side the coldest July on record was 1992, the average temp was 65.5. The coldest temp in Eau Claire was 41 on July 9th 1895.

July is also known for periods of drought and periods of heavy rain. Only 0.94” of rain fell during the month in 1974, but 8.54” of rain fell in 1987. The one day record rainfall in Eau Claire was 4.09” on July 8th 1959. July 2012 is starting off hot and dry, and most of the crops across Western Wisconsin could use a nice drink of water.

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