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SALT LAKE CITY — July is statistically the driest month of the year in Salt Lake City, as well as much of the state. Much of the state began to dry out to the point that nearly 13% of Utah is now listed as "abnormally dry" by the U.S. Drought Monitor.
That also meant more fires sparked in July, and several photos you sent us over the month represented that — although there was a big flash flood also last week.
July also provided more of Utah's fiery sunrises and sunsets as well, and those also dominated the photos you sent us.
Despite the fires on land and in the sky, we were also reminded how prolific winter and spring had been based on how much snow remained in the mountains during the month. For example, Snowbird's last day of skiing was July 4. KSL.com Director of Product Stephan Bergen ventured up Lone Peak on Saturday, where he came across a decent amount of snow for late July as you can see in these photos.
For more photos throughout Utah and nearby states taken throughout the month, check out the gallery below.
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