Climate Connection - June 2009

Station

Average High

Average Low

Average Monthly

+/- Normal

Highest Temp/Day

Lowest Temp/Day

Pcpn/Snow

+/- Normal

Grand Island

79.3 59.6 69.5 -1.6 98/23rd 49/3rd 8.27/0.0 +4.55/0.0

Hastings 4N

79.4 58.6 69.0 -2.7 97/23rd 50/13th* 3.83/0.0 +0.24/0.0

Kearney 4NE

78.2 58.3 68.2 -1.6 95/23rd 50/13th* 4.96/0.0 +1.24/0.0

Beaver City

83.3 58.0 70.6 -1.9 101/24th 52/4th* 2.76/0.0 -0.74/0.0

Gothenburg

79.3 56.3 67.8 -2.5 95/25th 46/8th 4.25/M +0.58/M

Greeley

78.0 54.8 66.4 -2.7 93/25th 44/5th 4.36/0.0 +0.47/0.0

Hebron

82.1# 61.4# 71.8# +0.4 99/23rd 53/9th* 6.12/0.0 +2.21/0.0

Holdrege

80.1# 57.8# 68.9# -1.2 97/24th 50/8th* 4.69/0.0 +1.04/0.0

Superior

84.6 59.0 71.8 -1.8 101/23rd 50/5th 5.34/0.0 +1.94/0.0

York 3N

80.7 58.4 69.6 -3.2 96/23rd 49/5th 5.96/0.0 +2.08/0.0

Beloit

83.4# 64.2 74.7# -0.5 101/25th 54/8th* 5.02/0.0 +1.25/0.0

Phillipsburg

85.2 61.4 73.2 -0.1 103/25th 51/8th 5.28/0.0 +2.22/0.0

Plainville

82.9# 60.1# 71.5# -0.6 99/26th 49/8th 7.18/0.0 +4.43/0.0

Smith Center

84.4 60.4 72.4 -1.9 100/26th* 48/6th 2.74/0.0 -0.42/0.0

June was a very wet and cool month across our region.  While average monthly temperatures were noteworthy from anywhere from 1 to 3 degrees below the June normals...monthly precipitation stood out the most...especially at Grand Island...Phillipsburg and Plainville. 

The June 2009 monthly rainfall at Grand Island made it the 5th wettest June of record since 1896.  There were 4 days with more than an inch of rain during a month that averages only 1 day with an inch or more.  The greatest 24 hour rainfall overlapped on the 5th and 6th with 2.35 inches of rain.  Phillipsburg experienced their 4th wettest June since 1965 with two days when there was an inch of rain or more.  Down the road at Plainville...it was the 9th wettest June of record since 1904...with 3 days of rainfall exceeding one inch.  On the 10th and 11th...4.07 inches of rain fell over the 48 hour period...making it the 4th wettest 2 day period in June since 1904 for Plainville.

Note: # indicates one day or more of missing data.  * indicates the last of several occurrences.

YELLOW indicates above normal temperature.

BLUE indicates below normal temperature.

Click link for:     National Climate Summary for June 2009

 

 

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