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Fairbanks June 2016


For June Fairbanks had a mean monthly temperature of 60.0°F, 0.4°F below normal. The highest temperature for the month was 85°F on the 17th, while the lowest temperature for the month was 40°F on the 3rd.

Precipitation was higher than normal, with 3.29” measured and 1.37” expected. It was the third wettest June on record. The rainfall on the 5th totaled 0.45", breaking the daily record set in 1942 by 0.13". Then on the 11th, rainfall totaled 0.95", breaking the old 1940 record of 0.67". The highest wind speed was 37 mph on the 1st from a westerly direction, while the average wind speed was 4.8 mph.