The National Climatic Data Center released their monthly state of the climate for July. They note that “Higher-than-average temperatures engulfed much of the contiguous U.S. during July, with the largest temperature departures from the 20th century average occurring across most of the Plains, the Midwest, and along the Eastern Seaboard. Virginia had its warmest July on record, with a statewide temperature 4.0°F above average. In total, 32 states had July temperatures among its ten warmest, with seven states having their second warmest July on record.”
Of the 118 years on record, the warmth of this year is shown. Subtract the number shown on each state from 118 to find how many years had warmer July’s. Virginia’s 118 - 118 = none warmer; 2012 set the record.