Jupiter

Astro Bob's Astronomy for Everyone/Bob King. Used with permission.

Even as he was being devoured alive by mosquitos, our intrepid Backyard Almanac host, Larry Weber,  reported some weather stats for the first half of July, the latest arrivals on the wildflower scene, and - gulp! - some early migrants and some leaf color already!

We're finally caught up on moisture for the month; yes, snow in April is "normal;" we'll have 14 hours of daylight come Sunday and the white pelicans have returned to the St. Louis River.