Warmest June/July on record

The official Louisville climate station set a record for the warmest average temperature for the combined period of June and July.  The average temperature during that period was exactly 82 degrees.  The previous record was 80.8 degrees, set back in 1934.  The climate stations at Lexington and Bowling Green did not set records, but their heat was in the top 15 for each.  Lexington's average temperature was 77.3 degrees, which was the 11th warmest on record.  The warmest there occurred in 1952, when the average temperature was 79.2 degrees.  For Bowling Green, the average temperature of 80.5 degrees ranked 7th warmest on record.  The warmest season for them was back in 1921, with an average temperature of 82.1 degrees.



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