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King Salmon June 2011


Highlights

King Salmon reported an average temperature of 48.7°F, 2.2°F below the long term mean. The high temperature for June was 64°F, recorded on the 26th, and the lowest temperature was 30°F on the 2nd, the last day with a frost. This tied the record low for the day, which was previously set in 1991. The low temperature of 35°F on the 23rd of June broke the old record set in 1949 by one degree. The precipitation total was measured at 2.77", 63% above the long-term mean. Noteworthy was the rain of the 1st, which totaled 0.40", a record precipitation for this day. The previous record had been 0.28" and had occurred in 1987. Average wind speed was 8.2 mph and the highest gust was recorded at 45 mph on the 3rd.