Hottest June on Record at Jackson and London

 

 

 

 

 

 

 NWS Jackson, KY

 

 London, KY


BOTH THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE AND THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT SET
NEW MONTHLY BENCHMARKS FOR THE HOTTEST JUNE EVER. JACKSON AVERAGED
75.4 DEGREES DURING JUNE...WHICH BESTED THE PREVIOUS HIGH OF 75.0
DEGREES FROM JUNE 1984. AT LONDON...THEY MELTED THE PREVIOUS RECORD
WITH AN AVERAGE OF 76.6 DEGREES...ONE DEGREE WARMER THAN THE OLD
RECORD OF 75.6 DEGREES FROM 1994. THIS IS QUITE A CONTRAST TO THE
COOL JULY OF 2009 WHICH WAS THE COOLEST AT JACKSON...AND 4TH COOLEST
JULY EVER AT LONDON. ON THE PRECIPITATION SIDE OF THE
FENCE...JACKSON FINISHED JUNE WETTER THAN NORMAL...WHILE LONDON
ENDED UP A LITTLE DRIER. THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE WAS NEARLY ONE
INCH WETTER...AND THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT WAS A LITTLE OVER A
THIRD OF AN INCH DRIER.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE NEAR JACKSON FINISHED JUNE 2010
WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 75.4 DEGREES...WHICH IS 4.0 DEGREES
ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 71.4 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH WAS 84.3
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE DAILY LOW WAS 66.4 DEGREES. JUNE 2010 WAS
THE WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD...SURPASSING THE 75.0 DEGREES FROM JUNE
OF 1984. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR JUNE 2010 WAS 90
DEGREES...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 15TH AND THE 22ND. NO HIGH
TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET AT JACKSON LAST MONTH...ALTHOUGH THE 87
DEGREES ON THE 3RD TIED A RECORD FOR THAT DATE. THE LOWEST
TEMPERATURE FROM JUNE WAS 59 DEGREES ON THE 7TH. NO LOW TEMPERATURE
RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED AT JACKSON LAST MONTH. OF FURTHER
INTEREST...THERE WAS ONLY 1 DAY LAST MONTH WHEN THE TEMPERATURE
DROPPED BELOW 60 DEGREES...THE AFOREMENTIONED 59 DEGREES ON THE
7TH...THE LEAST AMOUNT OF ANY JUNE ON RECORD. A MAXIMUM LOW
TEMPERATURE RECORD OF 72 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 13TH. 70 DEGREES ON
THE 10TH AND 69 DEGREES ON THE 12TH TIED MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE
RECORDS FOR THEIR DATES.

THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE RECEIVED 5.60 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION IN
JUNE 2010...WHICH IS 0.93 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 4.67 INCHES.
JUNE 2010 WAS THE 10TH WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD. THERE WERE 12 DAYS
WHEN A HUNDREDTH OF AN INCH OR MORE OF PRECIPITATION WAS
RECORDED...AND 11 DAYS WHEN A TENTH OF AN INCH OR MORE FELL. THERE
WERE THREE DAYS WHEN AT LEAST A HALF AN INCH OF RAIN WAS
RECEIVED...AND ONE DAY WITH MORE THAN ONE INCH. THE DAY OF THE 21ST
NETTED 1.50 INCHES OF RAIN. THIS AMOUNT WAS ALSO THE MOST
PRECIPITATION RECEIVED IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD...AND SET THE ONLY DAILY
PRECIPITATION RECORD LAST MONTH. THE PRECIPITATION TOTAL FOR THE
YEAR IS NOW 25.94 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.70 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE
END OF JUNE ALSO MARKED THE END OF THE SNOW SEASON. THE 2009 2010
SNOW SEASON ENDED UP WITH A TOTAL 50.5 INCHES...THE SECOND SNOWIEST
ON RECORD...ONLY BEHIND 62.7 INCHES FROM 1995 1996. JACKSON AVERAGES
24.5 INCHES OF SNOW ANNUALLY.

THUNDER WAS HEARD 14 DAYS LAST MONTH AT THE JACKSON WEATHER
OFFICE...WHICH IS ABOVE THE AVERAGE FOR JUNE OF 9.4 DAYS. THERE
WERE 26 DAYS WITH FOG...7 OF WHICH FEATURED DENSE FOG. JUNE
NORMALLY AVERAGES 7.5 DAYS OF DENSE FOG. THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR
JUNE WAS 1.7 MPH...AND THE HIGHEST WIND GUST OF 51 MPH WAS RECORDED
ON JUNE 22ND. THE MEAN WIND SPEED FOR JUNE IS TYPICALLY 4.5 MPH.

JACKSON ACCUMULATED NO HEATING DEGREE DAYS LAST MONTH...WHICH IS 10
HEATING DEGREE DAYS BELOW NORMAL. JUNE 2010 IS THE FIFTH JUNE THAT
ACCUMULATED NO HEATING DEGREE DAYS SINCE 1981. THE SEASONAL HEATING
DEGREE DAY TOTAL IS 4455...WHICH IS 97 HEATING DEGREE DAYS ABOVE
NORMAL. JUNE 30TH MARKED THE END OF THE HEATING DEGREE DAY
SEASON...AND THE 2009 2010 TOTAL WAS 6TH MOST EVER RECEIVED AT
JACKSON. THE JACKSON WEATHER OFFICE TALLIED 319 COOLING DEGREE DAYS
IN JUNE...WHICH WAS 118 COOLING DEGREE DAYS ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE
MONTH. THE SEASONAL TOTAL IS NOW 532...220 COOLING DEGREE DAYS ABOVE
NORMAL. LAST MONTH/S COOLING DEGREE DAY TOTAL WAS THE MOST EVER FOR
JUNE.

AT THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 76.6
DEGREES...WHICH IS 4.8 DEGREES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 71.8 DEGREES FOR
JUNE. THE AVERAGE DAILY HIGH WAS 86.9 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE
DAILY LOW WAS 66.4 DEGREES. JUNE 2010 WAS THE WARMEST JUNE AT LONDON
SINCE 1955...WELL ABOVE THE PREVIOUS WARMEST OF 75.6 DEGREES IN
1994. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FROM LAST MONTH WAS 93 DEGREES...WHICH
OCCURRED ON THE 22ND...23RD AND 24TH. STRANGELY ENOUGH...NO HIGH
TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE TIED OR SET AT LONDON LAST MONTH. THE
LOWEST TEMPERATURE FROM JUNE 2010 WAS 56 DEGREES...AND HAPPENED ON
THE 7TH. NO LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED AT THE LONDON
CORBIN AIRPORT LAST MONTH. A MAXIMUM LOW TEMPERATURE RECORD WAS SET
ON THE 8TH WITH A READING OF 68 DEGREES...WHILE 69 DEGREES ON THE
10TH AND 72 DEGREES ON THE 13TH TIED RECORDS FOR THEIR RESPECTIVE
DATES. THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT ONLY HAD 6 DAYS WHEN THE
TEMPERATURE DIPPED BELOW 65 DEGREES...WHICH IS THE LEAST AMOUNT EVER
TOTALED FOR JUNE.

THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT RECORDED 3.85 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION IN
JUNE 2010...WHICH IS 0.39 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 4.24 INCHES.
THERE WERE 10 DAYS WHEN A HUNDREDTH OF AN INCH OR MORE FELL...AND 10
DAYS WHEN A TENTH OF AN INCH OR MORE OF RAIN WAS RECORDED. LONDON
HAD FOUR DAYS WITH AT LEAST A HALF AN INCH...AND NO DAYS WITH MORE
THAN ONE INCH. THE GREATEST DAILY AMOUNT WAS 0.96 INCHES AND
OCCURRED ON THE 24TH...AND WAS ALSO THE MOST RECEIVED IN A 24 HOUR
PERIOD. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET OR TIED AT LONDON LAST
MONTH.

LONDON HAD 14 DAYS WITH THUNDER LAST MONTH. ALSO...THERE WERE 28
DAYS WITH FOG...AND FOUR DAYS WITH DENSE FOG. THE AVERAGE WIND
SPEED FOR JUNE 2010 WAS 3.9 MPH...WITH THE HIGHEST WIND GUST OF 46
MPH RECORDED ON THE 15TH.

LONDON RECORDED NO HEATING DEGREE DAYS LAST MONTH...WHICH IS 12
HEATING DEGREE DAYS BELOW NORMAL FOR THE MONTH. THE SEASONAL HEATING
DEGREE DAY TOTAL FINISHED AT 4619...WHICH IS 245 HEATING DEGREE
DAYS ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE SEASON. THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT HAD 358
COOLING DEGREE DAYS LAST MONTH...WHICH IS 143 COOLING DEGREE DAYS
ABOVE NORMAL. THE SEASONAL TOTAL IS NOW 510...WHICH IS 192 COOLING
DEGREE DAYS ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE SEASON. THE 358 COOLING DEGREE DAYS
WAS THE MOST EVER RECEIVED IN JUNE AT LONDON.

WEATHER RECORDS AT THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE OFFICE NEAR JACKSON
KENTUCKY DATE BACK TO JANUARY 1ST 1981...WHILE CLIMATE RECORDS FOR
THE LONDON CORBIN AIRPORT BEGAN ON THE 11TH OF NOVEMBER 1954.


FOR MORE INFORMATION... 

JACKSON KENTUCKY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JUNE 2010.

LONDON KENTUCKY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR JUNE 2010.

 



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