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August 2, 2018

Thursday, August 4, 1988

Full-fledged drought by Shirley Stuver

A final July week of sweltering heat and southeast winds brought the average high for the month to 94.03 degrees at the “cool” Broadus weather station, and also brought the admission from even the most optimistic residents that “this is a full-fledged drought.”

In computing July temperature means, it is hard to believe… but July of 1936 was even warmer, if Miles City records are valid for comparison.

Some cool nights brought the monthly minimum down to 58.41 degrees. Monthly mean was then 76.22 degrees, compared to...

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