Temperatures at the Redmond Airport averaged warmer than normal during the month of July, according to preliminary data received by NOAA’s National Weather Service in Pendleton.
The average temperature was 68.0 degrees which was 2.1 degrees above normal. High Temperatures averaged 88.5 degrees, which was 2.9 degrees above normal. The highest was 104 degrees on the 30th. Low temperatures averaged 47.4 degrees, which was 1.2 degrees above normal. The lowest was 38 degrees, on the 1st.
On 13 days, the temperature exceeded 90 degrees. It was at least 100 degrees on 2 days.
Precipitation totaled 0.00 inches during July, which was 0.53 inches below normal.
Precipitation this year has reached 4.29 inches, which is 0.91 inches below normal. Since October, the water year precipitation at the Redmond airport has been 5.93 inches, which is 2.04 inches below normal.
The highest wind gust was 38 mph which occurred on the 6th.
The outlook for August from NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center calls for above normal temperatures and near to below normal precipitation. Normal highs for the Redmond airport during August are 84.8 degrees and normal lows are 45.2 degrees. The 30 year normal precipitation is 0.50 inches.
The National Weather Service is an office of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, an agency of the U.S. Commerce Department.