Since July 30 high temperatures were: 87°-86°-85°-84°-83°.
Since July 30 high temperatures were: 89°-88°-88°-89°-88°.
Today's high reached 97°, one of five days this summer with a high this hot or hotter (all between 7/27 and 8/13).
The high today was 96°, after a low of 78°. This was the fourth day in a row of 90-degree weather, and it turned out to be the last 90-degree reading of the summer - one of the earliest dates for the last 90 of any New York summer (nearly four weeks ahead of schedule). In total, eight days were in the 90s this summer, ten fewer than average.
1.06" of rain poured down in just fifteen minutes tonight between 11:06-11:21 PM. And during that fifteen minutes, 0.46" fell in a five-minute period.
After three days in a row with highs of 89°, today's hit 90°. All four days had perfect summer weather, with partly cloudy skies and comfortable levels of humidity.