July was cool and wet

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31 July 2007, DE BILT – The month of July was characterised by a lot of rain and changeable weather. There were no tropical days, but instead many gloomy days with an average temperature of 17 degrees Celsius, compared to the normal average of 17.4. Meteorological institute KNMI announced this on Tuesday.

31 July 2007

DE BILT – The month of July was characterised by a lot of rain and changeable weather. There were no tropical days, but instead many gloomy days with an average temperature of 17 degrees Celsius, compared to the normal average of 17.4. Meteorological institute KNMI announced this on Tuesday.

On average the country received about 155 millimetres of precipitation. The wettest July on record was in 1942, when 158 millimetres of rain fell. The western part of the country received the most rain this last month, while the southeastern part received the least.

Thunderstorms brought heavy rain to some areas. On 1, 3, 4, 9 and 16 July precipitation of at least 50 millimetres fell at one or more of the KNMI's 325 precipitation measuring points. There was local flooding on some of these days.

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