Hebe recurva July 2012
Hydrangea paniculata July 2012
Ligularia stenocephala 'The Rocket' July 2012
Nigella damascena 'Alba' July 2012
Rubus idaeus July 2012
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July 2012 was cooler & wetter than normal. This followed a June that was very cool & wet. In fact, the year to date has been quite wet. As of July 31, total precipitation was 26.4 inches. Normal precipitation to this date is 19.8 inches. Plants continued to grow larger than normal. It was not necessary to irrigate until the end of the month. The mean temperature was 64.3F/17.9C. The normal mean temperature is 65.7F/18.7C. Total precipitation was 1.04 inches. Normal precipitation is 0.7 inches. The highest temperature was 83F/28.3C, the lowest 49F/9.4C. There were 2 days with heavy rain, 2 days with rain, 12 days with light rain, 11 days with fog, 6 days with haze, 10 partly cloudy days, 13 cloudy days & 8 fair days. There was heavy rain accompanied by an electrical storm on 1 day. This was a rare & exciting experience in Seattle.