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.