Portland Still Above Average Temperatures

Meteorologists don’t have to tell Portlanders much about hot weather. It’s been above average hot weather this entire summer. Even though it was a bit cool on Monday in Oregon, it was still well above average. All over the state, temperatures are up.

Interesting enough, it was 10 degrees cooler than average on Monday, compared to Sunday. Still, experts say that the state is still going to be well above average. There were four days in a row of 80-degree temperatures, which is well above average for this time of the year. There were also consecutive days of record-breaking high temperatures in the Willamette Valley.

It is being called the extended summer. The weather broke a handful of daily high-temperature records around the Portland area Saturday. According to the National Weather Service Portland office, new record daily highs have been set at the following locations:

– Portland: 87 – (old record was 82, set in 1971)

– Troutdale: 86 – (old record was 82, set in 1996)

– Hillsboro: 89 – (old record was 84, set in 1996)

– McMinnville 88 – (old record was 86, set in 1922)

– The Dalles 88 – (old record was 87, set in 1988)

Salem tied their record high at 84 degrees

Even though the weather was cooler on Monday, warmer temperatures are forecast for the work week. With cold and warm brings fog. A dense fog advisory was in place this past weekend. Canada’s weather will also effect the east side of the state of Oregon.