Climate Data For Roswell, NM (July 2016) - A Hot Month & One For The Record Books.

The Roswell Airport set a new record this past July with the most consecutive days in a row that the high temperature reached 100ºF or warmer (18 days in a row), which occurred from July 1st - July 18th this year. (1893-2016).

 So far this summer the Roswell Airport has recorded a high temperature of at 100ºF or higher on 32 days ( 8 days in June and 24 days in July). Although this summer has been hot in Roswell this still falls short of the 60 days in 2011 that reached or exceeded 100ºF.

 The daily average high temperature at the Roswell Airport for this past July was 102.9ºF which beats the previous July record of 99.5F set in July 2011. This also becomes the hottest daily high temperature (102.9ºF) on record for any month in Roswell which beat the previous record of 102.0ºF set in June 2011. 

The highest temperature this past July and so far this summer in Roswell was the 110ºF set on July 11th. This is the second highest temperature recorded in Roswell (1893-2016) in July since the 111ºF in 1995. 110ºF was also recorded in July 1958. Roswell's all time high temperature of 114ºF was set on June 27, 1994. 

The average temperature for July 2016 at the Roswell Airport was 86.5ºF. This makes this past July the warmest July on record, beating the previous average of 85.3ºF in 1983. This also means that Roswell has  just experienced its warmest average monthly temperature ever (1893-2016) beating the previous record of 86.1ºF recorded in August 2011. 

The Roswell Airport only recorded .45" of rain for July. The long term average for July (1893-2016) is 1.94". Roswell's wettest July occurred in 1991 when 6.88" of rain fell at the Airport. Their year-to-date rainfall stands at 2.91" compared to a normal of 6.96". 

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