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Hot Summer Days in Grand Rapids
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Hot Summer Days in Grand Rapids

It certainly feels like it’s been a hot summer so far in West Michigan and here’s what I’ve come up with: 

85° Days

On Tuesday, July 26 the temperature again reached 85°F, the 34th day this summer we’ve reached that mark, three days more than the average number of days (31) during an ENTIRE summer.

It also marked the eleventh consecutive 85°F day, the longest stretch since 2005 (July 31-August 10).

Last year:  47 days - 2010

Most:  68 days – 1921

Least:  8 days – 1915

 

90° Days

So far we’ve reached 90°F ten times this summer, one day more than the average (9) for an entire summer.

We made 90°F or higher on five consecutive days from July 18-21, the longest stretch since 2007 (July 30-August 3).

Last year:  10 days - 2010

Most:  37 days – 1988

Least:  0 days – 1951

 

95° Days

We’ve also reached 95°F three times this summer, two days more than the average (1) for an entire summer.

We made 95°F or higher three days in a row from July 19-21, the longest stretch since 1995 (July 13-15).

Last year:  3 days - 2010

Most:  15 days – 1894

 

100° Days

The last time we reached 100°F was on July 6, 1988 and, prior to that on August 3, 1964.

Last year:  0 days - 2010

Most:  6 days – 1936

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