RECORD WARMTH FOR JULY 2011


...RECORD HEAT IN JULY 2011...


BLUEFIELD WEST VIRGINIA HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 76.2 DEGREES
DURING JULY 2011...WHICH SETS A NEW RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF ANY JULY. THE OLD RECORD WAS 75.2 DEGREES FROM 2010.
BLUEFIELD ALSO OBTAINED THE RECORD HIGHEST AVERAGE MAXIMUM
TEMPERATURE OF ANY JULY WITH 85.4 DEGREES...WHICH WAS HELPED BY
HAVING FIVE DAYS WHEN THE HIGH TEMPERATURE REACHED AT LEAST 90
DEGREES. THE OLD RECORD WAS 85.1 DEGREES FROM 1993. BLUEFIELD ALSO
TIED THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF ANY
JULY WITH 67.0 DEGREES. THIS RECORD WAS ORIGINALLY SET IN 2005.

ADDITIONALLY...ROANOKE VIRGINIA HAD AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 80.2
DEGREES...WHICH TIED THE RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
OF ANY JULY. THIS RECORD WAS ORIGINALLY SET IN 1993. ROANOKE ALSO
SET A NEW RECORD FOR THE HIGHEST AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF ANY
JULY WITH 69.9 DEGREES. THE OLD RECORD WAS 69.5 DEGREES FROM 2005.

ALSO...BLACKSBURG VIRGINIA HAD THE SECOND HIGHEST AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF ANY JULY WITH 75.0 DEGREES. THE CURRENT RECORD IS
75.9 DEGREES FROM 1993. BLACKSBURG ALSO SET THE RECORD HIGHEST
AVERAGE MINIMUM TEMPERATURE OF ANY JULY WITH 64.3 DEGREES. THE OLD
RECORD WAS 63.8 DEGREES FROM 1994 AND 2005.

FOR THE OTHER CLIMATE LOCATIONS...THERE WERE NO RECORDS SET OR TIED
IN JULY 2011. DANVILLE VIRGINIA HAD THE FOURTEENTH HIGHEST AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF ANY JULY WITH 79.9 DEGREES. THE CURRENT RECORD IS
82.1 DEGREES FROM 1986. FINALLY...LYNCHBURG VIRGINIA HAD THE
SIXTEENTH HIGHEST AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF ANY JULY WITH 78.6 DEGREES.
THE CURRENT RECORD IS 81.8 DEGREES FROM 1934.