Randy Pench / rpench@sacbee.com

Mysean Walls, 3, of Sacramento cools himself down with a garden hose in his yard near Broadway and Muir Way as the temperature rises above 100 degrees on Monday, July 14, 2014 in Sacramento, Calif.

Mini heat wave to end in Sacramento: high of 93 forecast

Published: Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014 - 6:28 am
Last Modified: Tuesday, Jul. 15, 2014 - 7:31 am

Temperatures are expected to be a dozen degrees cooler Tuesday than on Monday.

The high in Sacramento reached a torrid 106 degrees on Monday, short of the record set in 1972 of 113. On Sunday the temperature hit 105.

The two-day, mini-heat wave is expected to come to a halt on Tuesday. The high in Sacramento region is only predicted to be in the low 90s.

A cloud cover early Tuesday morning was causing the valley to retain some of Monday night’s heat, but the Delta breeze could re-appear in the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.

The rest of the week looks similar as the State Fair and the region settles into a period of weather that is just about average for Sacramento in mid-July. No 100-degree weather is forecast for the next 7 days:

Tuesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 93. Southwest wind 7 to 10 mph.

Tonight: Mostly cloudy, with a low around 66. Southwest wind 11 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 20 mph.

Wednesday: Partly sunny, with a high near 91. South wind 8 to 10 mph.

Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 64. South wind 10 to 13 mph, with gusts as high as 18 mph.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 89. South southwest wind 7 to 11 mph.

Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Friday: Sunny, with a high near 91.

Friday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Saturday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

Saturday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 63.

Sunday: Sunny, with a high near 93.

Sunday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 62.

Monday: Sunny, with a high near 93.


Call The Bee’s Bill Lindelof, (916) 321-1079.

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