Ithaca Climate Summary for June 2002
- With an average temperature of 65.6 degrees, the month averaged 1.2 degrees warmer than normal.
- This was warmer than June of each of the last two years.
- There were six days this month with temperatures reaching at least 85 degrees (double the normal of three).
- The warmest temperature of the month was 88 degrees on the 11th, 23rd, and 26th.
- The coldest temperature of the month was 37 degrees on the 3rd.
[All normals are for the years 1971-2000.]
- June precipitation totalled 7.19 inches, which represented 186% of normal.
- This was the wettest June since the record-setting 11.79 inches in June of 1972.
- This was the 4th wettest June in 124 years of record.
- There were 4 individual days this month with an inch or more of rainfall. This ties the record for the most such days in any month with June 1906, August 1922, June 1930 and June 1972.
- Year-to-date precipitation now stands at 20.53 inches, 3.41 inches above normal.
Keith L. Eggleston (KLE1@cornell.edu)
Northeast Regional Climate Center