Browsed by
Category: Heat

Portland, Oregon, Airport: 2nd Warmest January Mean Temperature

Portland, Oregon, Airport: 2nd Warmest January Mean Temperature

With the end of January now upon us, it has certainly been a mild month in the Portland area. In fact, the Portland Airport (PDX) recorded its 2nd warmest January Mean Temperature since records began there in 1939, nearly 80 years ago! Only 4 days in the month averaged above the 30-year Normal, the greatest of these having a +3.0° departure. When combining the longer-term record of the official downtown station locations with a Period of Record (POR) back to…

Read More Read More

Portland Airport, Oregon – Hottest August

Portland Airport, Oregon – Hottest August

August started off with record heat on the 2nd and 3rd (103° and 105°, respectively) and, though no more Maximum Temperature records were set the rest of the month, the Mean Temperature was the warmest ever recorded for the Portland Airport (period of record back to 1940). The overall Average Maximum was 6.0° above normal, the second-highest August reading ever. Top-5 Highest August Average Maximum Temperatures: 88.1° (1967) 87.1° (2017) 86.2° (1986) 85.5° (1981) 85.0° (1972) Minimum Temperatures were not…

Read More Read More