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Alaskans see cooler-than-average June temperatures

By Brett Shepard 9:20 AM July 3, 2014

June 2014 climate numbers for Anchorage, Annette, Barrow, Bethel, Cold Bay, Fairbanks, Juneau, King Salmon, Kodiak, Kotzebue, McGrath, Nome, St. Paul and Yakutat.  These numbers were compiled by data obtained from the National Weather Service.

Synopsis – Overall the month of June was cooler than normal for most of Alaska. It was slightly drier than normal for most of western Alaska while the rest of the state was wetter than normal. Juneau and Fairbanks saw their wettest June on record while Anchorage saw its second wettest June on record.

Anchorage – June 2014 was cooler and wetter than normal for Anchorage. The average high temp was 61.5 degrees and the normal average high temp for the month is 62.8 degrees. As for precipitation, this includes rain & melted snow, 3.33’’ fell making this the second wettest June on record. The normal average is 0.97’’ of precipitation. No daily record highs or lows were recorded for the month.

Annette – June 2014 was cooler and wetter than normal for Annette. The average high temp was 60.5 degrees and the normal average high temp for the month is 61.1 degrees. As for precipitation, this includes rain & melted snow, 7.75’’ fell.  The normal average is 4.88’’ of precipitation. No daily record highs or lows were recorded for the month.

Barrow – June 2014 was cooler and wetter than normal for Barrow. The average high temp was 36.8 degrees and the normal average high temp for the month is 40.5 degrees. 0.9’’ of snow fell.  The average for the month is 0.7’’. As for precipitation, this includes rain & melted snow, 1.47’’ fell. The normal average is 0.32’’ of precipitation. No daily record highs or lows were recorded for the month.

Bethel – June 2014 was cooler and drier than normal for Bethel. The average high temp was 59.7 degrees and the normal average high temp for the month is 61.1 degrees. As for precipitation, this includes rain & melted snow, 1.52’’ fell. The normal average is 1.72’’ of precipitation. No daily record highs were recorded for the month. One daily record low was set. On June 8 it dipped 34 degrees.

Cold Bay – June 2014 was warmer and drier than normal for Cold Bay. The average high temp was 55.6 degrees and the normal average high temp for the month is 51.2 degrees. As for precipitation, this includes rain & melted snow, 1.05’’ fell. The normal average is 2.72’’ of precipitation. Three daily record highs were recorded for the month. It was 60 degrees on June 2, 61 on June 3, and 60 on June 23. A daily record low of 32 was set on June 2.

Fairbanks – June 2014 was cooler and wetter than normal for Fairbanks. The average high temp was 67.2 degrees and the normal average high temp for the month is 71.6 degrees. As for precipitation, this includes rain & melted snow, 3.56’’ fell. This is the most rain on record to fall in the month of June in Fairbanks. The normal average is 1.37’’ of precipitation. No daily record highs or lows were recorded for the month.

Juneau – June 2014 was cooler and wetter than normal for Juneau. The average high temp was 59.7 degrees and the normal average high temp for the month is 62.2 degrees. As for precipitation, this includes rain & melted snow, 7.48’’ fell.  This is new record rainfall for the month of June. The normal average is 3.24’’ of precipitation. No daily record highs or lows were recorded for the month.

King Salmon – June 2014 was cooler and wetter than normal for King Salmon.  The average high temp was 59.5 degrees and the normal average high temp for the month is 60.9 degrees. As for precipitation, this includes rain & melted snow, 3.25’’ fell. The normal average is 1.65’’ of precipitation. No daily record highs were recorded for the month. Two daily record lows were recorded. On June 3 it dipped to 28 degrees and on June 16 it dipped to 32 degrees.

Kodiak – June 2014 was warmer and wetter than normal for Kodiak. The average high temp was 56.5 degrees and the normal average high temp for the month is 54.8 degrees. As for precipitation, this includes rain & melted snow, 6.22’’ fell. The normal average is 5.91’’ of precipitation. No daily record highs or lows were recorded for the month.

Kotzebue – June 2014 was cooler and drier than normal for Kotzebue. The average high temp was 49.0 degrees and the normal average high temp for the month is 51.5 degrees. As for precipitation, this includes rain & melted snow, 0.38’’ fell.  The normal average is 0.58’’ of precipitation. No daily record highs or lows were recorded for the month.

McGrath – June 2014 was cooler than normal with average precipitation for McGrath. The average high temp was 63.5 degrees and the normal average high temp for the month is 68.1 degrees. As for precipitation, this includes rain & melted snow, 1.52’’ fell. The normal average is 1.52’’ of precipitation. No daily record highs or lows were recorded for the month.

Nome – June 2014 was cooler and drier than normal for Nome. The average high temp was 52.2 degrees and the normal average high temp for the month is 54.9 degrees. As for precipitation, this includes rain & melted snow, 0.22’’ fell. The normal average is 0.98’’ of precipitation. No daily record highs were recorded for the month. A daily record low of 29 degrees was recorded on June 12.

St. Paul – June 2014 was warmer and drier than normal for St. Paul. The average high temp was 48.7 degrees and the normal average high temp for the month is 46.8 degrees. As for precipitation, this includes rain & melted snow, 1.02’’ fell. The normal average is 1.35’’ of precipitation. Two daily record highs were recorded. It hit 56 degrees on June 5and 54 degrees on June 19. A daily record low of 33 was set on June 22.

Yakutat – June 2014 was cooler and wetter than normal for Yakutat. The average high temp was 56.2 degrees and the normal average high temp for the month is 57.3 degrees. As for precipitation, this includes rain & melted snow, 10.10’’ fell. The normal average is 6.39’’ of precipitation. No daily record highs or lows were recorded for the month.

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