How hot was it?

Last month was the warmest July on average. The top 10 hottest July averages are shown, as are the daily July temperatures since 1987.

A look at just how hot July turned out, from becoming the hottest on average, to day-by-day temperatures.
Sources: National Weather Service, staff reports. Graphic: The Washington Post. Published on July 31, 2011, 7:36 p.m.
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