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Hot Nights: US in July Sets New Record for Overnight Warmth

People spend time at the park at dusk during a summer heat wave, July 21, 2022, in Hoboken, N.J. The continental United States in July set a record for overnight warmth, providing little relief from the day’s sizzling heat for people, animals, plants and the electric grid, meteorologists said. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)
People spend time at the park at dusk during a summer heat wave, July 21, 2022, in Hoboken, N.J. The continental United States in July set a record for overnight warmth, providing little relief from the day’s sizzling heat for people, animals, plants and the electric grid, meteorologists said. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File)
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(AP) -- Talk about hot nights, America got some for the history books last month.

The continental United States in July set a record for overnight warmth, providing little relief from the day’s sizzling heat for people, animals, plants and the electric grid, meteorologists said.