What a difference a month makes.
Calendar year 2016 was the seventh warmest year on record at Hanford since daily records began being kept in the mid 1940s, the Hanford Meteorological Service said Thursday.
Temperatures at the Hanford Meteorology Station averaged 2.1 degrees above normal.
The hottest temperature of the year was 106 on June 6 and July 29.
The coldest temperature was 4 on Dec. 17.