July sees a rise in wetness in Midway Island as the rainfall registers a significant 3.4" (86mm). Precipitation is due every alternate day, and showers occur regularly during the afternoons. Thunderstorms are active in the region due to localized weather patterns and frequently bring lightning and rain along with them. The tropical storm season begins in July and begins the reversal of the dry weather cycle. The skies are partially cloudy, but sunshine is never short and weak in the atoll. The average temperatures are in the 75°F (23.9°C) to 83°F (28.3°C) range, and the humidity levels are slightly high in July. Naturalists and scientists who form the major percentage of the visitors find the waters to be teeming with a variety of fish due to the relative lack of fishing pressure. Evenings have plenty of daylight for a relaxing walk along the untouched beaches in Midway Island in July.