Blog posts for August 2011

July Heat

July in Austin, Texas saw many days over 100 degrees.  They started in April or May.  My yard is barely hanging on, a singed mass of formerly proud St. Augustine.

JULY 2011 WAS THE WARMEST JULY AND MONTH AT AUSTIN MABRY...FROM 1854
TO 2011...WITH THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 89.7 DEGREES.  JULY 2011
WAS THE 3RD WARMEST JULY AT AUSTIN BERGSTROM...FROM 1943 TO 2011...
WITH THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 86.1 DEGREES.  JULY OF 2011 WAS
A TIE FOR THE 4TH DRIEST JULY AT AUSTIN MABRY...WITH JULY 1924...
AND THE 4TH DRIEST JULY AT AUSTIN BERGSTROM.  IN JULY OF 2011
AUSTIN MABRY AND AUSTIN BERGSTROM BOTH HAD 0.05 INCHES OF RAIN.

update
79 days of consecutive 100-degree days.

final update
Ended the summer with 90 days of over 100-degree temperatures.  Yard now ashen in color...

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