July was warmest month on record at Paducah

  • July was the warmest month on record at Paducah. The average temperature of 84.5 degrees broke the previous record average temperature of 84.2, set in July of 1993.
  • July tied the warmest month on record at Cape Girardeau. The average temperature of 83.6 tied two other months for warmest month on record (July of 1980 and July of 1993).
  • The record average temperature was not broken at Evansville. July was tied for the second warmest month on record at Evansville. The record warmest month was July of 1936, with an average temp of 85.1. A record was set for average daily high temperature, which was 97.3 degrees in July. The old record was 96.0, set in July of 1936 and tied in August of 2007.

Records go back to 1897 at Evansville, 1937 at Paducah, and 1960 at Cape Girardeau.

Average temp rankings - Paducah
  Temp Month Year
1 84.5 July 2012
2 84.2 July 1993
3 83.8 July 1980
4 83.6 August 2007
5 83.3 June 1952

 

Average temp rankings - Cape Girardeau
  Temp Month Year
1 83.6 July 2012
  83.6 July 1993
  83.6 July 1980
4 83.4 July 1986
5 83.0 August 1995

Average temp rankings - Evansville
  Temp Month Year
1 85.1 July 1936
2 84.5 July 2012
  84.5 July 1901
4 84.1 August 1936
5 84.0 July 1921



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