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Tuesday was the first 90 degree day of the year

Tuesday was the first time the temperature has reached 90 degrees this year. Official Clinton area weather observer Jim Blaess says July 22nd is the third latest date for recording a 90 degree or higher temperature.  He says the other later dates were July 26 1951 and August 4th in 2008.

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We tied the record low for this date

Clinton area official weather observer Jim Blaess says the temperature dropped to 51 degrees and that tied the record low for July 16th first set in 1930 and tied in 1945

With highs in the 70’s predicted this week, Blaess says the normal high temperature for mid-July is in the
mid-80’s.
The weather observer also pointed out that one year ago on the 16th was the start of four days in a row of temperatures in the 90’s with 91 on 16th and 94 on the 17th – 18th and 19th.

Is there a chance for record low tonight?

What will it take to be a record low overnight in the Clinton area – official weather observer Jim Blaess says the record for July 16th is 51 that was set in 1930 and tied in 1945.

The record low for today – July 15th is 48 that was set in 1930 and tied in 1967. It was 52 this morning for the official low.

Blaess says the normal high for this time of year is in the mid-80’s.

In May the overall temperature was above normal while the precipitation was below normal

After six straight months of below normal temperatures, Clinton area weather observer Jim Blaess says May ended up warmer than normal.  He says the overall temperature for the month was just over 63 degrees which was about one degree above normal.

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April was another colder than normal month

April was the sixth month in a row with an average overall below temperature according to Clinton area weather observer Jim Blaess.

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