Summer 2009: Extreme weather

This is going down as the summer of weather extremes in many locations in the U.S. and around the globe. Check out some of these weather events.

-Hottest day ever recorded in Seattle Wednesday.

-All-time heat record broken in Vancouver, Oregon Washington, near Portland. Second hottest July ever in Portland.

-Hottest month ever in Austin and San Antonio Texas?

-Coolest July ever in International Falls.

-Coolest July in Chicago in 67 years.

-Rain cancels farm show in Wales for the first time in 254 years.

-Extreme weather batters India.

-Fires rage in Spain and Greece.

Kind of makes you long for “average.”


  • Diane

    A nitpicky comment. Vancouver is across the Columbia River from Portland, which puts it in Washington..