Friday, July 21, 2017

June 2017 Summary

A hot June with average precipitation

During June we saw a few hot days (3 over 30°C), some colder ones (3 less than 18°C) and a whole lot of average ones.  However, continuing the trend for the last few years the nighttime lows were much warmer putting the overall temperature just over 1 degree above average.

Although the last week was really wet, it was actually quite dry to start off the month.  So the rain at the end of the month only managed to get the total for the month of 77.8 mm close to but still a bit below the average of 82.4 mm.

Looking at the first half of the year, the total precipitation of 617.8 mm is the second wettest first 6 months of the year, only coming behind 1947 when there was 624.8 mm.

Summary for June 2017:
Maximum Temperature 31.2°C
Minimum Temperature 6.4°C
Average Daily High Temperature 24.1°C (Long term average 23.6°C)
Average Daily Low Temperature 13.1°C (Long term average 11.5°C)
Total Precipitation 77.8 mm (Long term average 82.4 mm)

(Long term averages based on 1981-2010 data for the Waterloo Wellington Airport)