Detroit is heading toward it’s hottest summer in recorded history.
“We’ve had a lot of consistently warm days of mid to upper 80’s through the months of June, July and August. So we’ve had long lasting sustained heat,” said Bill Deedler of the National Weather Service in White Lake.READ MORE: Unemployment In Michigan: 30,816 New Jobless Claims Filed Last Week
Deedler says the average number of 90 degree days in the summer months is 12, and that’s the total so far this year.
The number pales in comparison to 2005, when more than 30 were recorded. The meteorologist says when you take into account all of southeast Michigan, the season will wind up in the top 5 summers in terms of heat.READ MORE: If Kids Are Able To Get COVID Vaccine, Health Department May Re-Evaluate Michigan’s Re-Opening Plan
“Keep in mind the normals do drop off in the next couple of weeks, so it’s possible the average could shift back a little,”
Along with the heat, Deedler says areas south of I-94 are seeing one of the wettest summers in years.
He’s predicting a warmer and dryer fall season this year.MORE NEWS: Gov. Whitmer Won’t Discuss Trip After Reported Use Of Private Jet
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