2013 Weather in Review: Driest year, wettest month, 2nd coldest day

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MAY Photo by YouNews reporter erna_r
Started rather mild with highs reaching into the middle 80s by the 5th. but it was also dry with no rain for the first 13 days of may. After the 14th, more seasonable weather returned. Rainfall was closer to normal but May marked the 5th straight month of below normal rainfall. NEW RECORDS: May 4th tied 1993 for daily high of 83 F. May 5th tied 1953 for daily high with 86 F. May 12th set a new warmest low temperature with 56 F, a degree warmer than the previous record 55 set in 1987.