US Hot and Dry While UK Wet and Cold; Summer Olympics Less Than 20 Days Away

Organizers and visitors are keeping their fingers crossed for summer weather during the London 2012 Olympics. The UK is currently languishing in a trough of low pressure, and has just seen the wettest June on record.

Temperatures of more than 100 degrees were forecast in Philadelphia, authorities warned of excessive heat in the Midwest and in the mid-Atlantic.

Chicago Executive Airport Temperatures Last Five Days
Saturday July 7, 2012 High 93°F, Low 73°F
Friday July 6, 2012 High 104°F, Low 81°F
Thursday July 5, 2012 High 103°F, Low 77°F
Wednesday July 4, 2012 High 103°F, Low 81°F
July 3, 2012 High 97°F, Low 78°F

Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Saturday July 7, 2012 High 98°F, Low 74°F
Friday July 6, 2012 High 103°F, Low 82°F
Thursday July 5, 2012 High 103°F, Low 79°F
Wednesday July 4, 2012 High 102°F, Low 79°F
Tuesday July 3, 2012 High 96°F, Low 77°F

London
Saturday July 7, 2012 High 66°F, Low 53°F (.02 in Rain)
Friday July 6, 2012 High 66°F, Low 57°F (.35 in Rain)
Thursday July 5, 2012 High 73°F, Low 57°F
Wednesday July 4, 2012 High 72°, Low 60°F (.01 in Rain)
Tuesday July 3, 2012 High 66°F, Low 59°F (.01 in Rain)

The 2012 Summer Olympic Games, officially the Games of the XXX Olympiad (London 2012) as per the official logo, are scheduled to take place in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012.



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