Ithaca Climate Summary for July 2004
- With an average temperature of 67.9 degrees, the month averaged 0.8 degrees cooler than normal.
- This July was cooler than the last two, but warmer than the two before that (2000 and 2001).
- The average high temperature for the month was 3.2 degrees cooler than normal, while the average low temperature was 1.7 degrees warmer than normal.
- The warmest temperature of the month was 85 degrees on the 5th, 21st and 22nd.
- This was only the second July since 1977 without a temperature above 85 degrees.
- The coldest temperature of the month was 47 degrees on the 3rd.
- The July precipitation total was 7.04 inches, which was 199% of normal.
- This was the wettest July since 1992 and the fourth wettest July on record (since 1879).
- There were 19 days with measurable precipitation (normal is 11) and 2 additional days with a trace.
- Between the 15th and 29th, there was only one rain-free day.
- Year-to-date precipitation was 25.31 inches at month's end. This was 4.65 inches more than normal for this time of year.
Keith L. Eggleston (KLE1@cornell.edu)
Northeast Regional Climate Center