July One Day Short of Record-Breaking Heat in NYC

08/02/2010 11:55 AM |

egg fried on a sidewalk

  • I tried this once as a kid. It didn’t work.

I was a little freaked to read that the horribly awful heat bomb that was the month of July didn’t even set a record for hottest NYC month ever. But it turns out that the pleasant Saturday we enjoyed this weekend was the difference-maker. As meteorologist Matt Scalor told the Times:

If July had 30 days, instead of 31 days, we would have broken the record.

So yeah, it was that hot