Ithaca Climate Summary for July 2000
- With a monthly average temperature of 65.4 degrees, July 2000 averaged 3.2 degrees cooler than normal.
- This month's departure was the largest negative departure for any month since March 1999.
- Maximum temperatures during the month averaged 4.2 degrees cooler than normal and minimum temperatures averaged 2.2 degrees cooler than normal.
- This July was the coolest since July 1965.
- The warmest temperature of the month was 83 degrees on the 14th.
- This was the first time on record that the temperature has failed to reach 84 degrees during the month of July.
- The coldest temperature of the month was 44 degrees on the 8th.
- July precipitation totalled 2.90 inches, which represented 84% of normal.
- This was the year's first drier-than-normal month.
- There were only 6 days this month with measurable precipitation, about half of normal.
- There was a string of 13 consecutive days (18th-30th) with no measurable precipitation.
- The January-July precipitation total of 26.24 inches was 6.71 inches more than normal and the 8th wettest January-July total on record.
Keith L. Eggleston (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Northeast Regional Climate Center