June, Another Cooler Than Normal Month

 

 

The string of below normal temperature months continued across central and northeast South Dakota as well as west central Minnesota.  For June 2009, temperatures again were well below normal for all locations across the area ranging from 2.4 degrees to 4.6 degrees below normal.  The highest temperatures for June were towards the end of the month with highs around 90 to 95 degrees.  Lows for June were recorded early on and were in the upper 30s to around 40 degrees. As far as precipitation for June, most locations had slightly above to much below normal rainfall with the exception of Kennebec.  Kennebec really stood out for the month of June with 5.11 inches of rainfall which was over 2 inches above normal. 

June

       

Temperature Data

Aberdeen

Sisseton

Wheaton

Watertown

Warmest Temperature/Date

92 / 26th

93 / 26th

92 / 26th

90 / 26th

Coldest Temperature/Date

38 / 4th

37 / 3rd

41 / 3rd, 6th

39 / 3rd

Average High/Departure from Normal

74.5 / -4.2

74.8 / -3.6

74.3 / -5.9

72.7 / -4.4

Average Low/Departure from Normal

52.0 / -2.8

53.7 / -1.3

54.3 / -2.4

52.8 / -.5

Month Average/Departure from Normal

63.2 / -3.6

64.3 / -2.4

64.3 / -4.2

62.8 / -2.4

Precipitation Data

       

Monthly Precipitation / Departure from Normal

3.87 / +.38

2.61 / -.69

2.26 / -1.51

2.58 / -1.43

Most Precipitation in One Day/Date

.97 / 16th

.51 / 21st

.88 / 27th

1.04 / 7th

         

Temperature Data

Pierre

Kennebec

Mobridge

Timber Lake

Warmest Temperature/Date

96 / 25th

93 / 22nd

92 / 26th

89 / 26th

Coldest Temperature/Date

42 / 6th,11th

41 / 5th

38 / 4th,11th

38 / 4th, 6th

Average High/Departure from Normal

76.9 / -4.5

77.5 /  -6.3

74.2 / -4.4

73.9 / -4.7

Average Low/Departure from Normal

53.5 / -2.4

53.1 / -2.9

51.2 / -4.0

50.7 / -3.1

Month Average/Departure from Normal

65.2 / -3.5

65.3 / -4.6

62.7 / -4.2

62.3 / -3.9

Precipitation Data

       

Monthly Precipitation / Departure from Normal

2.23 / -1.26

5.11 / +2.13

2.29 / -.65

3.83 / +.66

Most Precipitation in One Day/Date

.79 / 26th

1.78 / 27th

1.02 / 15th

1.00 / 15th

 



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