Ithaca Climate Summary for June 2005
- With an average temperature of 69.9 degrees, the month averaged 5.5 degrees warmer than normal.
- This was the warmest June on record (compared to data back to 1879 adjusted for station moves).
- The 2005 temperature see-saw continued, with January, March and May cooler than normal, and February, April and June warmer than normal.
- The temperature reached 90 degrees on five days this month. This was the most for the month of June since 1943. The most ever for June was 11 in 1933.
- The temperature reached 85 degrees on 15 days. This tied 1933 as the most ever in the month of June.
- The temperature reached at least 85 degrees each day from June 5 though 13 (9 consecutive days). This tied 1923 and 1925 for the longest such string of consecutive days during the month of June.
- The warmest temperature of the month was 91 degrees on the 8th and 25th.
- The 91 degree temperature on the 8th set a new record for the day. The previous record was 90 degrees in 1925.
- The coldest temperature of the month was 42 degrees on the 23rd.
- The June precipitation total was 5.45 inches, which was 141% of normal.
- This was the 2nd wettest June since 1982.
- There were 13 days with measurable precipitation. This was three fewer than last month, even though there was more than 4 inches more rain this month than in May.
- Year-to-date precipitation was 20.32 inches, which was 3.20 inches more than normal.
Keith L. Eggleston (KLE1@cornell.edu)
Northeast Regional Climate Center