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In Utah, it’s a cool summer (at least to start off)

Jun 21, 2023, 10:30 AM | Updated: 11:49 am

Temperatures for the first day of summer are normally in the mid-80's, but this year, the high in S...

FILE: The first day of summer is much cooler than usual. (Getty images)

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SALT LAKE CITY— Temperatures for the summer solstice (or first day of summer) are normally not cool, they’re in the mid-80s, but this year the high in Salt Lake City is ten degrees cooler.

KSL Meteorologist Matt Johnson said this is because of cold air that’s made its way in from Canada, which also helped bring rain to the valleys and even snow to mountain tops above 9,500 feet.

“Some of that cold air has lingered even though the showers are gone,” Johnson said.


 

Cool summer temperatures are expected to quickly bounce back, however. On Thursday, highs are expected to return to normal in Salt Lake City.

And by Monday, temperatures could hit the 90’s.

 

Related reading: The reason that the weather in Utah can change abruptly

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