The hot weather the past several weeks has helped us catch up on where we stand thusfar this year relative to the average climate for the 20th century. Recall that the statewide annually averaged temperature for Utah has not been below the 20th century average since 1993, and that last year was the hottest in the instrumented record.
|Utah's statewide average temperature departure from|
the 20th century average. Source: NCDC