Ithaca Climate Summary for June 1998
- With an average temperature of 64.6 degrees, the month of June 1998 averaged 0.7 degrees warmer than normal.
- This was the coolest June since 1993 and was a half degree cooler than last June.
- This was the 7th month in a row with warmer than normal temperatures.
- This has been the warmest January-June period on record in Ithaca.
- The month started cool, with the first 9 days averaging 8 degrees cooler than normal. Near normal temperatures took over through the 18th. Then the temperature reached into the 80's on all except one day between the 19th and 29th.
- The warmest temperature of the month was 88 degrees on the 21st.
- The coldest temperature of the month was 40 degrees on the 5th.
- June precipitation totalled 5.11 inches, which was 136% of normal.
- Seven of the last 8 months have been wetter than normal.
- There were 17 days with measurable rainfall this month. This was 5 days more than normal and the most during the month of June since 18 days in 1989.
- The year-to-date precipitation total of 21.82 inches was 5.74 inches greater than normal.
Keith L. Eggleston (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Northeast Regional Climate Center