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2 records set during warm but marginally dry June

Submitted by on July 2, 2020 – 12:20 amNo Comment

All of northern Michigan enjoyed above average temperatures in June, with normal to near normal amounts of rainfall.

The mean temperature in the Alpena area last month was 64.9 degrees or 2.8 degrees above the long-term average.

A high of 92 degrees was recorded on June 2, and a low of 36 degrees on June 15.

The area received 2.37 inches of rain during the month, which was a quarter of an inch below the norm. The year to date precipitation total stands at 13.89 inches or 1.37 inches above average.

Two weather records were set during the month. The high temp of 92 degrees set a record for June 2 breaking the previous high of 90 degrees set in 1934 and 1949. A total of 1.15 inches of rain was measured on June 23 which set a record for the day that went back to 1965.