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Hottest July on Record for Some in New England

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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WGGB) — After one of the wettest Junes on record it’s followed up by one of the hottest July’s on record. For some of us it will actually go down as thee warmest Julys.  At Bradley and Worcester, where the official records are kept, it was indeed just that, the hottest July on record!

There were 11 days in July that reached over 90 degrees in Springfield (Westover Air Reserve Base) with seven of them occurring in a row from July 14 through July 21.

The hottest day was on the 19th when we hit 97 degrees! Although the month was warm, there were no daily high records broken at Westover Air Reserve Base.

As far as rainfall for the month of July we averaged a little above normal with over 4 inches.

Here are the top five warmest July’s for Bradley, Worcester and Boston:

Bradley:
1.) 78.4 – 2013
2.) 77.1 – 2010
3.) 77.1 – 1994
4.) 77.0 – 1955
5.) 76.8 – 1949

Boston:
1.) 78.0 – 1983
2.) 77.5 – 1994
3.) 77.5 – 1952
4.) 77.3 – 2013
5.) 77.3 – 2011

Worcester:
1.) 78.8 – 2013
2.) 75.9 – 1911
3.) 74.3 – 1952
4.) 74.3 – 1901
5.) 74.2 – 1949

Here are the 90 degree days at Westover in July:
4th – 91
5th – 92
6th – 91
7th – 91
14th – 91
15th – 92
16th – 94
17th – 94
18th – 96
19th – 97
20th – 92

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