City Summaries

Fairbanks June 2014

June 2014 for Fairbanks was colder than normal, with a monthly mean of 58.4°F observed, -2.0°F below the expected 60.4°F.  The highest temperature was on the 29th, at 81°F, while the lowest was 38°F on the 12th. 

Precipitation was 260% of normal, with 3.56" observed, 2.19" above the normal of 1.37", which also set the record for wettest June for Fairbanks, very narrowly beating the 1949 record of 3.55". On the 25th, the 1989 precipitation record of 0.81" for that day was broken, with 0.87" recorded. The average wind speed was 5.0 mph, with a highest speed of 32 mph occurring on the 8th from a northerly direction, and on the 11th from a southwesterly direction.

Anchorage June 2014

In June 2014 Anchorage had a mean monthly temperature of 53.8°F, -1.4°F below the normal amount. The highest temperature for the month occurred on the 29th at 72°F, while the lowest was 39°F on the 3rd.

Precipitation was heavy in June, with a monthly value of 3.33", while only 0.97" was expected, resulting in 343% precipitation of normal. This was the 2nd wettest June in Anchorage, after the 3.40" from 1962. Correspondingly three new daily precipitation records were set on June 10th (0.50"), June 21st (0.73"), and June 25th (0.78"). The average wind speed was 7.3 mph, with the greatest wind speed of 41 mph occurring on the 6th, from a southeasterly direction.

Barrow June 2014

Barrow's mean monthly temperature was 33.7°F, in June 2014, -1.9°F below the normal of 35.6°F normal. The highest temperature this month was recorded on the 29th and 30th, at 47°F, while the coldest temperature was a below freezing (22°F) on the 1st.

Precipitation was higher than normal, at 1.47" for the month, 1.15" above the normal of 0.32", which also made June the wettest June on record for Barrow, breaking the 1955 record of 1.15". Strongly Contributing to this record were the 0.49" that fell on the 23rd, more than doubling the old 1954 record for that day of 0.21", and the 0.31" on the 27th that broke the old 1957 record of 0.21". Trace or more precipitation was recorded on 25 days of the month. Snowfall totaled 0.9", for the month, which was 0.2" above normal. The average wind speed for the month was 10.8 mph, with a monthly high wind speed of 33 mph on the 1st, from a northeasterly direction.

Delta Junction June 2014

Delta Junction was cooler than normal, (-3.4°F) with a monthly mean temperature of 54.2°F. The highest temperature for the month was 78°F on the 29th, while the lowest was 38°F on the 1st.

Precipitation was heavier than normal, with 5.00" observed, 216% of the normal 2.31". Two daily records for precipitation were set this month, with 1.61" recorded on the 18th breaking 1966 record of 0.94, and on the 19th, where 0.81" of precipitation fell, breaking the 0.59" from 2005.

Juneau June 2014

Juneau had a mean monthly temperature of 53.2°F, -1.4°F below the normal of 54.6°F for June 2014. The highest temperature for the month was 71°F on the 27th, while the lowest was 39°F on the 6th. 

7.48" of precipitation was recorded, 231% of the normal amount of 3.24", which also made June 2014 the wettest June on record, breaking the old record of 6.69" from 2012. Three days exceeded 1", and three new daily rainfall records were also set: on the 8th (1.54"), 9th (0.50") and 20th (1.13"). The average wind speed was 7.3 mph, while the greatest wind speed was 39 mph on the 17th from a southeasterly direction.

Ketchikan June 2014

Ketchikan's mean monthly temperature was 54.7°F, just 0.6°F above the expected 54.1°F. The highest temperature for the month was 71°F on the 26th, while the lowest was 42°F, also on the 26th. 

Precipitation totaled 12.25", 5.65" over the 6.60" expected. A massive 5.45" of the monthly precipitation was recorded on the 22nd, shattering the 1956 record of 1.74". This is also the rainiest June day on record for Ketchikan, topping the 4.96" on June 1st, 1970.

King Salmon June 2014

The monthly mean temperature for King Salmon was 50.4°F in June, -1.1°F below normal. The highest temperature for the month was 75°F on the 25th, while the lowest was 28°F on the 3rd. This represents a new record low, breaking the 1982 record low of 32°F for that day, further the 32°F recorded on the 16th tied the old 1970 record low for that day. 

Precipitation was 1.65" above normal, with 3.25" recorded. The average wind speed was 8.5 mph, while the greatest wind speed was 43 mph on the 6th, from an easterly direction.

Kodiak June 2014

Kodiak had a monthly mean temperature of 50.7°F, 1.0°F above the normal of 49.7°F, which was also one of the rare cities in Alaska that was warmer than normal this June. The highest temperature for the month was 72°F on the 28th, while the lowest was 39°F on the 4th and 20th. 

Precipitation was near normal, with 6.22" of precipitation, 0.31" above normal. A total 2.98" of this fell on the 6th, breaking the old 1938 record of 1.48". The average wind speed was 7.8 mph, while the greatest wind speed was 43 mph on the 17th, from a northwesterly direction.

Nome June 2014

Nome had a monthly mean temperature of 45.8°F in June which was 2.0°F below normal. The highest temperature for the month was 67°F on the 21st, while the lowest was 29°F occurring on the 12th. 

Precipitation totaled 0.22" for Nome, -0.76" below the normal of 0.98". The average wind speed was 9.0 mph, while the highest wind speed of 32 mph occurred on the 23rd, blowing from a southwesterly direction.