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We officially recorded the hottest July in Austin history

Central Texas continues to experience record-breaking summer heat.

AUSTIN, Texas — Now that we've reached the end of month, we can officially report July 2022 was the hottest July on record at the Camp Mabry climate site.

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The average monthly temperature, which factors in both afternoon high temperatures and overnight low temperatures, was 90.6 degrees. This beats the previous monthly record of 89.7 degrees set back in July 2011.

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After recording an afternoon high temperature of 103 on Sunday, July 31, our official average high temperature for the month was 103.8 degrees. The previous record for average high temperature for the month of July was in 2011 at 102.1 degrees. For perspective, the normal average monthly high temperature is 96.6.

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We are now entering our historically warmest time of the year, when our daytime high average is 99 degrees. The monthly temperature outlook forecasts above-average temperatures to continue over the next 30 days. The hottest month ever on record in Austin was August 2011, with an average temperature of 91.7 degrees.

All of this occurs after both the warmest May and June on record in Austin.

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