For additional national, regional, and statewide data and graphics from 1895-present, for June, the last 3 months or other periods, please go to the Climate At A Glance page.
- June 2006 was the second warmest June in the 1895-2006 record. The preliminary nationally averaged temperature was 71.8°F (22.1°C), which was 2.5°F (1.4°C) above the 1901-2000 (20th century) June mean.
- June had below average precipitation nationally, ranking as the 25th driest June in the 1895-2006 record. An average 2.58 inches (66 mm) fell over the contiguous U.S. in June, 0.3 inches (8 mm) below the 20th century mean for the month.
- April-June was the warmest such period in the 1895-to-present record. The preliminary nationally averaged April-June temperature was 64.0°F (17.8°C), which was 3.2°F (1.8°C) above the 1901-2000 average for the period. April-June was also the 25th driest such period on record. An average of 7.42 inches (188 mm) of precipitation fell, which was 0.8 inches (20 mm) below the 20th century mean.
- The year-to-date (Jan-June) nationally-averaged temperature was 51.8°F (11°C), which at 3.4°F (1.9°C) above the 20th century mean, ranked as the warmest such period in the 112 year record. At 13.61 inches (346 mm), January - June precipitation was 1.2 inches (30 mm) below normal, ranking it as 22nd driest such period in the 1895-2006 record.
- The July 2005 - June 2006 is ranked as the warmest such period in the 1895-2006 record. The preliminary nationally-averaged 12-month temperature was 55.3°F (12.9°C), or 2.5°F (1.4°C) above the 20th century mean. Precipitation was below average for the July 2005 - June 2006 period, ranking it as the 35th driest July-June in the 111 record. Nationally-averaged total 12-month precipitation was 28.11 inches (714 mm), 1.1 inches (28 mm) below the 1901-2000 mean.
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