Las Vegas sets July heat records, no probability of monsoon anytime soon - Nevada, U.S.

Las Vegas sets July heat records, no probability of monsoon anytime soon - Nevada, U.S.

July 2020 set heat records in Las Vegas, Nevada, including the seventh hottest July on record and the all-time highest low temperature in the valley with 35 °C (95 °F) overnight Thursday, July 30, 2020.

While Las Vegas ended the month with a high of 44.4 °C (112 °F) on July 31, Death Valley National Park tied its record high of 51.7 °C (125 °F).

Needles broke its 1978 record of 47.2 °C (117 °C) by registering 121 °C (49.4 °F) during the same day.

The average temperature for the month was 34.9 °C (94.9 °F), which was 1.3 °C (2.3 °F) above normal. The warmest temperature was recorded on July 12 with a scorching 45 °C (113 °F).

"Very hot and dry conditions dominated the month of July in Vegas, resulting in the seventh warmest July on record," the National Weather Service declared. 

Temperatures are forecast to be just below 43.3 °C (110 °F) until Thursday, August 6. However, according to NWS meteorologist Chris Outler, there is no probability of monsoon anytime soon.

"We’re usually on the fringe of monsoon season in a normal year but the weather pattern has not been favorable this year."

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