Warm and Dry June

 

June 2012 across central and northeast South Dakota as well as west central Minnesota were overall warmer and drier than normal.  Highs for the month were in the 90s to around 100 degrees. The average monthly temperatures were from around 2 to 4 degrees above normal.  The monthly precipitation was anywhere from a third of an inch to almost 2 and a half inches below normal.  Aberdeen was the driest location with only 1.27 inches of precipitation.  Watertown was above normal with over 5 inches of rainfall or 1.51 inches above normal.

 JUNE 2012

       

Temperature Data

Aberdeen

Sisseton

Wheaton

Watertown

Warmest Temperature / Date

95 / 17th 

94 / 9th

   94 / 10th

91 / 17th

Coldest Temperature / Date

37 / 12th

40 / 12th

43 / 12th

42 / 1st, 12th

Average High / Departure from Normal

84.0 / +6.6

81.7 / +4.4

79.8 / +2.5

80.9 / +4.2

Average Low / Departure from Normal

55.7 / +2.0

56.8 / +2.0

57.9 / +1.8

56.8 / +2.3

Monthly Average / Departure from Normal

69.9 / +4.3

69.2 / +3.1

68.8 / +2.1

68.9 / +3.3

Precipitation Data

       

Monthly Precipitation / Departure from Normal

1.27 / -2.43

2.62 / -1.12

3.62 / -0.36

5.06 / +1.51

Most Precipitation in 24 hours / Date

0.53 / 20th

0.72 / 20th

2.10 / 18-19th

3.90 / 20th

         

Temperature Data

Pierre

Kennebec

Mobridge

Timber Lake

Warmest Temperature / Date

100 / 26th

99 / 26th, 27th

92 / 26th

96 / 26th

Coldest Temperature / Date

41 / 12th

40 / 12th

41 / 12th

43 / 12th

Average High / Departure from Normal

85.1 / +5.1

87.6 / +5.7

82.1 / +4.3

82.6 / +4.1

Average Low / Departure from Normal

57.8 / +2.4

58.8 / +3.0

56.2 / +2.4

56.2 / +2.6

Monthly Average / Departure from Normal

71.4 / +3.7

73.2 / +4.4

69.1 / +3.3

69.4 / +3.3

Precipitation Data

       

Monthly Precipitation / Departure from Normal

1.92 / -1.65

1.90 / -1.45

1.83 / -1.33

2.50 / -0.80

Most Precipitation in 24 hours / Date

0.58 / 20th

0.50 / 8th

0.53 / 10th

1.27 / 7th-8th



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