Ithaca Climate Summary for June 2003
- With an average temperature of 63.1 degrees, the month averaged 1.3 degrees cooler than normal.
- Eight of the last nine months have been cooler than normal.
- This was the coolest June since 1992.
- The first twenty-three days of the month averaged 2.7 degrees cooler than normal. The last seven days averaged 4.3 degrees warmer than normal.
- There were 6 days with temperatures of 80 degrees or higher, all of which occurred after the 22nd.
- The warmest temperature of the month was 90 degrees on the 26th.
- The coldest temperature of the month was 35 degrees, recorded on the 2nd.
- The June precipitation total was 4.45 inches, which represented 115% of normal.
- Although above normal, this June was drier than June of 2000, 2001 and 2002.
- There was measurable precipitation on 15 of the first 22 days of the month, but none during the month's final 8 days.
- The year-to-date precipitation accumulation of 17.21 inches was just 0.09 inches more than normal.
Keith L. Eggleston (KLE1@cornell.edu)
Northeast Regional Climate Center