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Olympia Regional Airport

Everyone knows this Summer has been one for the record books all over Western Washington, from an extended period of intense heat to the record dryness.

The following list of hot days puts all in perspective, as officially recorded by the National Weather Service at Olympia Regional Airport:

Date Record High/Year High this day
July 25 93/1988 88
July 26 96/1998 90
July 27 97/1998 99 new record
July 28 100/1998 101 new record
July 29 96/2003 104 tied all-time high temperature ever from 8/1/1981
July 30 97/1965 95
July 31 99/1965 90
August 1 97/1965 91
August 2 91/1986 92 new record
8 days in a row of 90+ degrees.

“The National Weather Service reports the combined precipitation for June and July at Sea-Tac Airport was .24, the driest on record for the two months. The previous record was .44 in 1951,” quoting The Olympian.

Posted by Steve on August 5, 2009 at 5:58 am | Permalink

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