July 2016 – Warm and dry


Forillon National Park near Gaspe, Quebec, 11 July 2016 (Dearing)

It wasn’t very promising early on with a stretch of days which barely reached 16 C and single digits overnight, but July came back to surprise with plenty of warm days during the rest of the month.

The average July temperature in Greater Moncton was 19.4 C  which was 0.6 degrees warmer than the 30-year average.

Rainfall was below normal for the month with about 52 mm and half of that total fell on just one day (07 July).

JULY 2016 ALMANAC (at the Greater Moncton International Airport, 1981-2010)

Average HIGH  25.3 C

Average LOW  13.5 C

AVERAGE  19.4 C (about 0.6 degrees ABOVE normal)

Extreme HIGH  30.5 C (28 July)

Extreme LOW  9.4 (07 July)

RAINFALL  52.4 mm (more than 40 percent BELOW normal)

(Data courtesy Environment Canada)


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