Summer on the coast begins with a cool note
Published: Sunday, Jun. 26, 2011My son asked me why June wasn't the hottest month of the year since it has the longest days. I told him: Our atmosphere is a lot like a large freight train; it takes a lot of energy to get it going.
Summer began Tuesday as the sun reached its highest point in the Northern Hemisphere and produced the longest day of the year. However, the warmest months in San Luis Obispo will not occur until August and September, when the average mean temperature reaches about 66 degrees.
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