A tale of two years ... it was the hottest of times, it was the coolest of times

July 1, 2013 

What a difference a year makes ... The figures below show the high temperatures for the 10 days up to and including July 4, this year and last:

June 25

92 last year, 93 this year

June 26

87 last year, 93 this year

June 27

99 last year, 97 this year

June 28

108* last year, 91 this year

June 29

106* last year, 85 this year

June 30

105* last year, 79 this year

July 1

102 last year, 79** this year

July 2

102 last year, 76** this year

July 3

100 last year, 78** this year

July 4

105* last year, 83** this year

Average temperature, June 25-July 4, 2012

100.6

Average temperature, June 25-July 4, 2013 (projected)

85.3

* Record

** Projected

9

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