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Selected U.S. City
and State Extremes

June 1999

Source NOAA/NWS Forecast Offices and compiled by NCDC. Last Updated 6/24/99

Temperature

Rainfall

Snowfall

Wind

Pressure


Temperature

1. The high temperature at Mt Wilson, CA of 38 degrees F on June 3rd was the coldest June day on record. Previously, the coldest June day was June 7, 1968 when a maximum temperature of 43 degrees was recorded. Observations at Mt Wilson begin in 1948.

2. On June 4, the maximum temperature at Winnemucca, NV reached only 47 degrees F. This was the coldest June maximum temperature in the period of record. The previous coldest June maximum was a 48 degree F. reading on June 6, 1993.

3. Las Vegas, NV reported its coldest June maximum with a 67 degree F. reading on June 4th. The existing record was 68 degrees F.on June 7, 1995.

4. The 40 degree F. minimum temperature at Eureka, CA on June 8th tied the record low for the month of June. This temperature was reached on two other occasions in the last century, 1899 and 1887.

5. The minimum temperature of 77 degrees F. on June 8th at Syracuse, NY set a record for the warmest June minimum temperature. The old record was 76 degrees on June 6, 1925.

6. Eugene, OR reported a 34 degree F. minimum temperature on June 9th. This was the second coldest temperature for the month of June since observations started in 1931. The coldest was 32 degrees on June 13, 1976.


Rainfall

1. At the Los Angeles Civic Center, CA the 0.58" of rain that fell on June 2nd was the third heaviest daily rainfall for June. The heaviest daily rainfall was 0.76" on June 5, 1993. Observations at the Civic Center date from 1877.

2. The rainfall recorded on June 30th at Atlanta, GA was the 8th consecutive day of measurable precipitation, which equaled the record for the longest consecutive number of days with rainfall in June. Observations began in 1878. Eight consecutive days also occurred in June in 1884, 1886, 1900 and 1927. The longest string of days...14....occurred in July 1916 and July 1994.

3. June 1999, with 0.32" of rainfall, was the driest June on record at Worcester, MA. The previous record was 0.66" in 1912. Official observations began in Worcester in 1892.

4. June 1999 was the driest month on record at Boston, MA with just a trace of rain occurring. The previous driest June was 1912 with 0.27". June 1999 and March 1915 are now the 2 driest months on record with only a trace reported. Also, the string of 37 days without measurable rainfall, beginning on May 25 and lasting through June was the longest dry spell since the record 44 days that Boston experienced from Oct 9 to November 21, 1924. Observations began in Boston in 1872.

5. June’s rainfall total of 0.14" at the Blue Hills Observatory at Milton, MA set a record for the driest June. The previous record, 0.53", was set in 1912. Official records have been kept at the Blue Hills Observatory since 1885.

6. June 1999 was the third wettest June on record at Paducah, KY with 8.97" measured. The wettest June occurred only last year when 10.98" fell.

7. The three-month (April-June) total precipitation at Juneau, AK set a record with 15.86" breaking the old record of 15.81" set in 1992.

8. Yakutat, AK experienced its driest June on record with only 2.30" of rainfall occurring.


Snowfall

1. A rare June snowfall occurred in Los Angeles County, CA on June 3 when snow melted while falling at Frazier Park. Such events occur only a few times in a century with the previous occurrence on June 15, 1995 when 1.5" of snow fell at Mt Wilson.

2. The 3" of snow that fell at Mt Laguna, CA on June 4 was the latest measurable snow on record. The previous latest snowfall was on May 28, 1971. Observations began at this site in 1965.


Wind

None Reported.


Pressure

None Reported.


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