Extreme Weather Summary: Record-Breaking Heat, Rain, Coldness, Dryness in US

By Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac is an editor and reporter who has worked on a variety of topics over the course of her ten years with The Epoch Times, including science, the environment, and local New York news. She is currently working with The Epoch Times edition based in Southern California.
August 14, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Weather extremes for July 2013 have been summarized by Wunderground.com, showing the greatest rainfalls, dry spells, heat, and cool summer days across the United States.

Southwest Georgia saw record low temperatures for July this year. Southeast Oregon and western Utah saw record highs.

Much of Oregon also experienced record-breaking dryness, particularly concentrated in the southeast. Central North Dakota also had record-breaking dryness in July.

Regions that experienced record rains include north Florida, other parts of the mid-east, such as the Tennessee and North Carolina border region. Central New Mexico also had record rainfall.

The north to northwest of the nation was generally drier, and the south to much of the east was wet.

Globally, Wunderground.com notes extreme heat in China, the Russian Arctic, southern New England, and parts of Western Europe. Thailand saw record rains and a cold wave his southern South America.

Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac
Tara MacIsaac is an editor and reporter who has worked on a variety of topics over the course of her ten years with The Epoch Times, including science, the environment, and local New York news. She is currently working with The Epoch Times edition based in Southern California.