July 2011 has been an unusually warm month at Fort Wayne.  Not only have the high temperatures been extremely warm, but unusually warm low temperatures made conditions uncomfortable for most of Northern Indiana during portions of the month. The high temperature at Fort Wayne Sunday surpassed the 90 degree mark for the 22nd day of July 2011.  This makes July 2011 the month with the most greater than 90 degree days in any July, as well as the greatest number of 90 degree or greater days in ANY one month at Fort Wayne since records began in 1897.

List of the months with the most 90+ degree days at Fort Wayne:

22 - July 2011

21 - July 1983

20 - July 1921, July 1955

17 - July 1898, August 1899, July 1910, June 1934, July 1934, July 1936

 


In addition to the number of 90+ degree days in the month July 2011 ranks in the top 3 hottest months of all time for many categories.


 

Average high temperature for a single month

91.2°F - July 1955

91.0°F - July 2011

90.9°F - July 1934

90.8°F - July 1936 

90.4°F - July 1983

90.1°F - July 1916

90.0°F - July 1921, July 1988

 

Average temperature for a single month

79.8°F - July 2011

79.5°F - July 1921, July 1955

79.3°F - July 1934

79.0°F - July 1936

 

Average low temperature for a single month

69.1°F - July 1921

68.6°F - July 2011

67.8°F - July 1934

67.7°F - July 1935, July 1955

 


Not only has Fort Wayne experienced record heat this month, but conditions have remained extremely dry as well. 

List of lowest rainfall amounts in July since 1897:

0.41" - 1974

0.79" - 1975

0.84" - 1941

0.86" - 1940

0.98" - 2011

 

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