While high temperatures in Worthington were slightly cooler than normal during July, the pattern of drier-than-usual weather continued, according to data compiled at the Worthington Wastewater Treatment Plant.
The average high temperature in Worthington this past month was 79.7 degrees , or 2.1 degrees cooler than the average July high of 82.0. The warmest highs of the month were recorded on consecutive days, as high of 93 were attained on July 27 and 28. Comparatively, the July 12 high topped out at a cool 69 degrees.
The average low in Worthington in July was 57.6 degrees, or .2 degrees warmer than normal. The lowest temperature reading came on July 17 at 53 degrees; a low of 54 was recorded on July 8.
Worthington received a total of 2.41 inches of precipitation during the month of July, which is 1.13 inches less than 3.54 inches that's typical. The wettest day came with .91 inches measured on July 5, and there was .73 measured on July 12. Seven months into 2023, there has been 13.5 inches of precipitation; the normal total at this juncture of the year is 18.84 inches.
As for temperatures, the average high so far this year has been 53.0; the average low 33.0. By comparison, the average high for a typical first seven months of the year is also 53.3 and the typical low is 33.3.