With July now in the rear-view here’s a synopsis of the month that was, along with verification of my forecast from the 1st.

July 2017 500mb / temps / precip

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July temps vs forecast

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July precip vs forecast

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Week 1  July 1st – 7th 500mb / temps / precip

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Week 2 July 8th – 15th 500mb / temps / precip]

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Week 3 July 16th – 23rd 500mb / temps / precip

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Week 4 July 24th – 31st 500mb / temps / precip

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Before we dig into the stats for select locations across the country here’s a few interesting tidbits.

Calgary AB saw it’s warmest July in a decade and 4th warmest ever. Victoria BC was 15th warmest. Regina SK had it’s 18th warmest.

Both Victoria BC and Regina SK saw 0mm of precip this July, ranking as the driest recorded. Vancouver BC was 7th driest. Ottawa ON experienced incredibly soggy conditions (again), ranking 1st wettest ever at YOW (or 2nd using nearby location’s stats prior to airport data) and Halifax NS came in at 19th in terms of moisture. Hamilton was at 16th wettest. Juxtaposing this was Toronto having it’s 15th driest July by YYZ’s often questionable data.

YZF Yellowknife NWT
Mean temp 17.4c / 17c (+0.4)
Extremes – 28c, July 7th / 4.7c, July 20th
Precip – 31.7mm / 40.8mm (-9.1)

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YVR Vancouver BC
Mean temp 18.3c / 18c (+0.3)
Extremes – 25.7c, July 29th / 10.4c, July 17th
Precip – 1.8mm / 35.6mm (-33.8)

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YYC Calgary AB
Mean temp 19.4c / 16.5c (+2.9)
Extremes – 33c, July 7th / 6.2c, July 24th
Precip – 55.5mm / 65.5mm (-10)

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YYZ Toronto ON
Mean temp 21.8c / 21.5c (+0.3)
Extremes – 31.8c, July 19th / 13.8c, July 5th
Precip – 37.6mm / 75.7mm (-38.1)

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YOW Ottawa ON
Mean temp 19.9c / 21c (-1.1)
Extremes – 29.5c, July 18th / 9.5c, July 4th
Precip – 249.8mm / 91.9mm (+157.9)

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YUL Montreal QC
Mean temp 20.8c / 21.2c (-0.4)
Extremes – 28.9c, July 31st / 11.4c, July 29th
Precip – 125.4mm / 89.3mm (+36.1)

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YQM Moncton NB
Mean temp 19.2c / 18.8c (+0.4)
Extremes – 30.5c, July 31st / 6.9c, July 23rd
Precip – 30mm / 92.1mm (-62.1)

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YYG Charlottetown PEI
Mean temp 18.4c / 18.7c (-0.3)
Extremes – 27.8c, July 21st / 0c, July 21st
Precip – 68.8mm / 79.9mm (-11.1)

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YHZ Halifax NS
Mean temp 18.6c / 18.8c (-0.2)
Extremes – 29.3c, July 21st / 9.3c, July 14th & 15th
Precip – 145mm / 95.5mm (+49.5)

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YYT St. John’s NL
Mean temp 16.3c / 15.8c (+0.5)
Extremes – 27.3c, July 18th / 3.7c, July 5th
Precip – 101.5mm / 91.6mm (+9.9)

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