- Total number of 90 degree days so far this month at RDU: 26
- Total number of 90 degree days so far this season at RDU: 62
- Monthly average temperature at RDU as of August 27: 84.5
- Hottest monthly average temperature on record at RDU before this year: 80.6 in 1990
- Year to date rainfall deficit in the Triangle: -5.08"
- Year to month rainfall deficit in the Triangle: -2.35"
Tuesday, August 28, 2007
The Heat and Drought by the Numbers
Here's a look at some interesting numbers from the National Weather Service on the hot and dry conditions across our area --