Paducah, Kentucky - The National Weather Service has issued a PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
...JULY 2014 BECOMES A TOP TEN YEAR FOR COOL TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE REGION...
IF YOU WERE EXPECTING TEMPERATURE ROUTINELY HANGING AROUND 90 DEGREES FOR HIGHS AND NEAR 70 DEGREES FOR LOWS IN JULY, THEN YOU RECEIVED A "COOL" SURPRISE THIS YEAR.
JULY 2014 TURNED OUT TO BE ONE OF THE TOP TEN COOLEST FOR THE FOLLOWING LOCATION(S), SINCE RECORDS HAVE BEEN KEPT AT THESE OBSERVATION SITES.
IN CAPE GIRARDEAU, THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE WAS 73.6 DEGREES AND MAKES IT THE COLDEST JULY ON RECORD SINCE 1961. THE NEXT COLDEST YEAR, WITH AN AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 74.6 DEGREES, WHICH
OCCURRED IN 2009.
CAPE GIRARDEAU MISSOURI ALSO TIED ITS DAILY RECORD LOW OF 56 DEGREES ON THE 29TH OF JULY. THE RECORD ON THAT DATE WAS LAST SET BACK IN 1994.
IN EVANSVILLE, INDIANA, THE AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE FOR JULY WAS 74.3 DEGREES, MAKING IT THE 5TH COLDEST JULY ON RECORD SINCE 1896. THE COLDEST JULY SO FAR WAS IN THE YEAR 1947, WITH AN AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 72.8 DEGREES.
ON JULY 15TH, EVANSVILLE REPORTED A RECORD COOL HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 74 DEGREES. THIS SURPASSED AN 117 YEAR OLD RECORD OF 75 DEGREES, THAT OCCURRED IN THE YEAR 1897,
PADUCAH KENTUCKY, WITH AN AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 75.0 DEGREES, ACTUALLY TIED WITH THE YEAR 1950, AS THE 3RD COLDEST JULY SINCE WEATHER RECORDS BEGAN IN 1937.
A NEW DAILY RECORD LOW WAS SET IN PADUCAH WITH ON JULY 17TH WITH A TEMPERATURE OF 56 DEGREES. THE TEMPERATURE OF 56 DEGREES ALSO TIED A RECORD LOW FOR JULY 29TH, LAST SET IN 1994.
PADUCAH KENTUCKY DROPPED BELOW 60 DEGREES 11 TIMES IN JULY SETTING A RECORD FOR MOST DAYS BELOW 60 DEGREES SURPASSING THE OLD RECORD OF 8 DAYS IN JULY 1947.
Monday, August 4, 2014
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Sunny with temperatures rising into the low 90s. It’s going to be hot! Winds light and variable.
Sunset 8:03 p.m. Partly cloudy tonight with a stray shower or thunderstorm possible. Chance of rain 20%. Low 66F. Winds light and variable.
Tuesday’s Forecast: More of the same with a high of 91F and scattered thunderstorms may develop in the afternoon. Chance of rain 40%.
Friday, August 1, 2014
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Partly cloudy skies with temperatures rising towards the mid 80s. Mostly sunshine and clouds all day with a chance of rain of 20%. High 83F. Winds light and variable.
Sunset 8:06 p.m. Clear skies this evening with a low around 65F. Winds light and variable with humidity 79%.
Weekend forecast: May have a slight risk of isolated thunderstorms on Saturday with high 87F and low 65F. Chance of rain 30% throughout the day.
Sunday sunny with high of 86F. Chance of rain Sunday is zero.
Thursday, July 31, 2014
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Cloudy this morning with temperatures warming into the mid to upper 70s.
This afternoon rain showers are possible. Chance of rain 50%. High 77F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunset 8:07 p.m. Tonight a few clouds with a low 64F. Winds light and variable. Humidity 90%.
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Partly cloudy with temperatures steady or slowly rising into the upper 70s. High 79F. Chance of rain 10%. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.
Sunset 8:08 p.m. Tonight mostly cloudy. Low near 65F. Humidity 82%. Winds light and variable. Chance of rain 10%.
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Mostly sunny today with a high of 81F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph. Humidity low at 52%. Chance of rain zero.
Sunset 8:09 p.m. The days are already getting shorter! Tonight mainly clear skies with a near record low temperature 61F. Winds light and variable. Humidity will a little higher in the evening at 69%.
Monday, July 28, 2014
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Mostly sunny today with a high of 84F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Hudmidity 60%. Chance of rain 0%.
Sunset 8:10 p.m. Tonight cloudy early, but will give way to mainly clear skies overnight. Low 59F. Winds N at 5 to 10 mph.