State ends coldest summer in more than a century
Wisconsin is about to end its seventh coldest summer in the last 115 years. That's according to the National Climatic Data Center.
Madison and some other cities had their coldest Julys ever with average temperatures of around 66 degrees.
It's also been one of the driest summers.
Assistant state climatologist Edward Hopkins said only 20 summers have been drier since 1895, and the southwest was the only part of the state with above-average precipitation.