JULY RECORD HIGHS/LOWS/PRECIPITATION/NORMALS SUNRISE/SUNSET/NOTABLE WEATHER EVENTS

Based on official USWB/NWS data. Downtown Airport records since 1972 are noted with an asterisk. POMP is the Probability Of Measurable Precipitation for the day....TPoP is the probability of audible thunder for the day.....POMS is the Probability Of Measurable Snowfall for the day, all based on the 1888 to 1996 period. The normals are for KCI. The sunrise/sunset times were computed by the U.S. Naval Observatory program and vary slightly from year to year. Originally compiled by Allen Pearson. Last updated July 31, 2018


       Max/Year  Min/Year Max Pcpn   POMP TPop  Normals     Sun Up/Dn

Jul 1 109/1980* 54/1995 3.62/1902 32% 30% 87/67/0.16 5:56/8:48
Jul 2 105/1934 53/1924 4.33/2016 31% 29% 87/68/0.17 5:57/8:48
Jul 3 103/1990 53/2014 2.01/2002* 25% 22% 87/68/0.16 5:57/8:48
Jul 4 108/1936 54/1997 3.63/1984 30% 30% 88/68/0.15 5:58/8:47
Jul 5 104/1934 51/1997 2.76/1961 28% 26% 88/68/0.16 5:58/8:47
Jul 6 105/2012* 54/1967 5.08/1986 24% 23% 88/68/0.16 5:59/8:47
Jul 7 107/2012* 55/2004 2.95/1969 32% 34% 88/68/0.16 5:59/8:47
Jul 8 105/1980* 54/1891 4.59/1926 31% 27% 88/68/0.15 6:00/8:46
Jul 9 109/1980* 54/1891 3.78/1992 26% 20% 88/68/0.16 6:01/8:46
Jul10 109/1980* 55/1996 2.99/1922 31% 25% 88/68/0.15 6:01/8:46
Jul11 108/1980* 54/1895 2.19/2010 28% 28% 88/69/0.16 6:02/8:45
Jul12 109/1954 56/1990 2.98/2001 28% 28% 88/69/0.15 6:03/8:45
Jul13 112/1954 54/1975 1.78/1952 24% 26% 88/69/0.16 6:03/8:44
Jul14 111/1954 54/1950 1.23/1910 33% 33% 89/69/0.16 6:04/8:44
Jul15 109/1980* 54/2014 4.16/1989 29% 29% 89/69/0.15 6:05/8:43
Jul16 107/1934 55/2014 1.93/2004* 31% 22% 89/69/0.15 6:06/8:43
Jul17 108/1954 55/2009 2.40/1938 28% 24% 89/69/0.14 6:06/8:42
Jul18 111/1954 56/2009 4.00/1896 26% 27% 89/69/0.15 6:07/8:41
Jul19 109/1954 54/2009 2.72/1965 28% 28% 89/69/0.13 6:08/8:41
Jul20 109/1934 60/2014 3.23/1985 30% 25% 89/69/0.14 6:09/8:40
Jul21 107/1974 56/1988 2.00/1990* 24% 21% 89/69/0.14 6:09/8:39
Jul22 106/1901 57/1988 1.53/1898 21% 22% 89/69/0.13 6:10/8:38
Jul23 106/1934 57/2003 1.90/1973 26% 27% 89/69/0.13 6:11/8:38
Jul24 110/1934 57/2004 2.35/1900 32% 28% 89/69/0.13 6:12/8:37
Jul25 108/1936 56/1911 3.56/1920 33% 30% 89/69/0.13 6:13/8:36
Jul26 106/1936 55/1962 4.90/1998 24% 23% 89/69/0.12 6:14/8:35
Jul27 108/1936 55/2013 2.94/2017 24% 22% 89/69/0.11 6:15/8:34
Jul28 103/1983 52/1994 4.57/1895 25% 28% 89/69/0.12 6:15/8:33
Jul29 107/2012* 55/1994 1.79/1894 24% 20% 89/69/0.12 6:16/8:32
Jul30 109/1980* 52/1971 3.82/1958 25% 23% 89/69/0.12 6:17/8:31
Jul31 106/1970 54/1925 1.43/1981 28% 29% 89/68/0.13 6:18/8:30


Month 112/1954 51/1997 15.47/1992 28% 26% 89/70/4.38 CDT

Max/Year Min/Year Max Pcpn POMP TPop Normals Sun Up/Dn

For Month For Month For Month

Hottest Julys (Average High Temperatures) (101.7 1980*) (101.5 1934)
(101.0 1936) (98.5 1954) (98.3 1901) (97.5 1935) (95.9 1939) (94.8 1974)

Coolest Julys (Average High Temperature) (80.9 1950) (81.0 1891)
(81.7 1962) (82.1 1895) (82.3 1905) (82.7 1915) (83.1 1904) (84.1 (1979)

Wettest Julys
(15.47" 1992) (10.90" 1993) (10.29" 1969) (9.90" 1950)
(9.83" 1965) (9.78" 1920) (9.64" 1895)" (9.63 1902)" (9.02" 1961)

Dryest Julys (0.12" 2003) (0.25" 1975) (0.26" 1983) (0.36" 1936) (0.38" 1916)
(0.51" 1935)(0.55" 1929) (0.62" 1970) (0.77" 1976) (0.80" 1940) (0.89" 1966)
(0.93" 1954)

Most Thunderstorm Days (21 1992) (20 1993) (15 1912) (14 1893 1909)

Fewest Thunderstorm Days
(1 1933) (2 1888 1974) (3 1889 1936 1947 1976 1988)





                    NOTABLE WEATHER EVENTS

July 4 1980
The 1980 record string of 17 straight days with a high
temperature of 100 degrees or higher began, with the Downtown Airport
reporting 103 degrees.The readings were 103-103-105-106-105-109-109-
108-103-108-109-109-102-104-108-108-106.
July 4 1984 Independence Day was a soggy one as showers and thunderstorms
produced 3.63" of rain.
July 6 1986 Showers and thunderstorms deluged the area with torrential
rain during the morning hours. The 5.08" at KCI is the record July rainfall
for any July day since 1888.
July 9 1992 The temperature reached 92 before storms cooled off the city.
The 92 was also the high for the month of July 1992.
July 10 1993 Up to 10 inches of rain fell over parts of the industrial
West bottoms and high water came into Kemper arena. Parkville and Riverside
came under attack as a Missouri River levee broke.
July 12 1951 The Kaw River flood hit its peak, with extensive flooding in
the industrial districts.
July 13 1954 The afternoon high of 112 degrees is the record for July since
observations began in 1888.
July 14 1954 The average temperature for the 24 hours was 98 degrees and
this was before home airconditioning!
July 16 1927 A tornado hit the South Park area of Kansas City,KS shortly
before 5 PM killing four persons.
July 27 1993 The Missouri River hit a record crest of 48.8 feet at the
Hannibal bridge.