Inland Northwest seeing cooler summer than recent years
SPOKANE, Wash. — Has this summer felt a little cooler than normal to you? Well it has been.
According to the National Weather Service, Spokane had only seen four days above 90 degrees as of Sunday night.
In other recent years, Spokane had more than ten 90-degree days by July 28th. In 2015, the area had already had 15 days in the 90-degree range by this point. Last year, there had been 11.
Other areas around the region have seen a few more days with 90-degree temperatures, but still below the recent averages. Moses Lake had 16, down from 23 at the same point last year. Lewiston and Omak both saw 14, down from 22 and 23 last year, respectively.
There have been a few particularly hot days, though. On July 23, Lewiston hit 103, Omak hit 98 and Moses Lake hit 97.
More 90-degree days are forecast for this weekend.
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