Since April, spanning 40 days, just 0.17 inches of rain has fallen in D.C. on the weekend and during the day.
It has been a summer full of cool days. If you're in the western D.C. suburbs, the streak you just went through is unheard of in recent history.
Only 16 days of 90 degree or higher heat this year in Washington. After the summers of 2010-12, this one seems like a dream.
We've got yet another formidable front sweeping through the region tonight which will set up a lovely Friday - especially for those who prefer autumn to the August dog days.
The fantastically polar end to July helped shift the month's temperature to the cool side of normal in D.C.
A cool day in July is not unheard of, but a cool day with lots of sun and no humidity is quite unusual. Yesterday's weather was unmatched in recent years.
The mercury at Dulles dropped to an astonishingly low 48 degrees. BWI dropped to 55.
Lows this morning dipped into the 50s in many parts of the region and are struggling into the mid-70s this afternoon.
The summer has averaged somewhat warmer and somewhat wetter than average but we've avoided heat extremes.
The mercury briefly settled at 55 degrees at Dulles Airport, matching the record low temperature for the date from 1976