As the rest of the country bakes in 100+ degree temperatures, Seattle continues to get rain and drizzle into the second half of July — typically the sunniest and driest part of the year.
Of course, we all know how this is going to turn out. A cool, wet July means that August and September will be that much hotter and drier. The summer is delayed, not denied. Like Frances Farmer, Mother Nature will have her revenge on Seattle.
Knowing this, I took advantage of the mild temperatures and stretched my morning ride all the way into SoDo.
I recorded the return trip back into Downtown:
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Enjoy the cool weather while it lasts.
“But Rex, I hate this stuff. I only like it when it’s warm and sunny outside!”
Sure you do …
Beaumont Hospital psychiatrist Dr. William Miles says there’s a lot data showing that the heat makes us angry and irritated, crime and suicides go up, but no one really understands why.