The mean temperature for June was 71.0°F, which is 4.9 °F above the average of 66.1°F, according to weather researchers at the West Central Research and Outreach Center in Morris. The high temperature for the month was 100°F on June 8, which broke the old high-temperature record of 95 °F set in 2011. The low temperature for the month was 53°F and occurred on June 22. The highest temperature recorded in June at the WCROC from 1886 to 2019 was 104°F on June 25, 1988, and June 28, 1931. The lowest temperature recorded historically was 27°F which occurred on June 1, 1929.
Precipitation for the month totaled 4.67 inches, which is .65 inches above the average of 4.02 inches. A new rainfall record was set June 29 with 2.4 inches falling on June 29. The past record was 1.65 inches recorded in 1916.
We accumulated 603 growing degree days in June. Average for June is 497. For May and June, we have accumulated 873 growing degree days. The average is 794 which makes 79 growing degree days above average.