June Climate Information

 June 2010 across central and northeast South Dakota as well as west central Minnesota was near to slightly below normal for temperatures.  High temperatures for the month were on the cool side for Wheaton, Pierre, and Kennebec with all locations from 3 to 4 degrees below normal.  Central and north central South Dakota finally had the heat turned up with locations topping out in the upper 90s to 100 degrees on June 30th.  Pierre has not reached 100 degrees over the last two summers and has yet to hit the century mark this summer.  Some locations had below normal precipitation for June while others had much above normal precipitation for the month.  Kennebec had just over 6 inches of rainfall for the month which was over 3 inches above normal. Aberdeen was almost 2 inches above normal while Timber Lake was 1.54 inches below normal.

JUNE 2010

       

Temperature Data

Aberdeen

Sisseton

Wheaton

Watertown

Warmest Temperature / Date

88 / 30th

86 / 17th, 22nd

88 / 18th

86 / 17th, 22nd

Coldest Temperature / Date

44 / 2nd

44 / 2nd

47 / 2nd

42 / 2nd

Average High / Departure from Normal

77.7 / -1.0

77.0 / -1.4

76.1 / -4.1

75.5 / -1.6

Average Low / Departure from Normal

56.7 / +1.9

56.8 / +1.8

57.3 / +0.6

55.5 / +2.2

Monthly Average / Departure from Normal

67.2 / +0.4

66.9 / +0.2

66.7 / -1.8

65.5 / +0.3

Precipitation Data

       

Monthly Precipitation / Departure from Normal

5.40 / +1.91

3.74 / +0.44

2.94 / -0.83

4.13 / +0.12

Most Precipitation in 24 hours / Date

1.13 / 22nd-23rd

0.81 / 17th

0.90 / 18th

0.83 / 12th

         

Temperature Data

Pierre

Kennebec

Mobridge

Timber Lake

Warmest Temperature / Date

97 / 30th

96 / 30th

100 / 30th

98 / 30th

Coldest Temperature / Date

46 / 2nd

47 / 9th, 18th

44 / 2nd

44 / 2nd

Average High / Departure from Normal

78.2 / -3.2

80.7 / -3.1

78.4 / -0.2

77.7 / -0.9

Average Low / Departure from Normal

56.1 / +0.2

57.2 / +1.2

55.5 / +0.3

53.9 / +0.1

Monthly Average / Departure from Normal

67.1 / -1.6

70.0 / -1.0

66.9 / 0.0

65.8 / -0.4

Precipitation Data

       

Monthly Precipitation / Departure from Normal

4.34 / +0.85

6.01 / +3.03

1.82 / -1.12

1.63 / -1.54

Most Precipitation in 24 hours / Date

1.35 / 10-11th

1.70 / 11th

0.60 / 26th

0.83 /12th



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