July was the hottest month ever recorded in Tampa

Thanks, climate change.

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If it felt like July was the hottest month of your life, it's because it probably was.

This morning, the National Weather Service (NWS) confirmed that July 2022 was the hottest month ever recorded in Tampa's history.

According to the NWS, last month had an average temperature of 86.3 degrees in Tampa, which is incredibly high when you consider this number includes the low and high temperature values.

The previous record was set in September of 2018, when the average temperature was 85.8 degrees.
June was also disgustingly hot, and combined with July's temps, Tampa also set a new record for hottest consecutive months, with an average temperature from June 1 through July 2022 of 85.7 degrees.

Experts predict Florida will only get hotter.  If average temps continue, says the NWS,  2022 will very likely break the record for hottest year on record for Tampa. 

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Colin Wolf

Colin Wolf has been working with weekly newspapers since 2007 and has been the Digital Editor for Creative Loafing Tampa since 2019. He is also the Director of Digital Content Strategy for CL's parent company, Euclid Media Group.
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