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Utqiaġvik June 2013


Barrow was 3.4°F above its long-term mean of 35.6°F, with a monthly mean of 39.0°F. The warmest temperature for the month was 62°F, recorded on the 20th, setting a new record for the day by breaking the previous record of 60°F which occurred in both 1989 and 1991. A chilly 22°F was the lowest temperature for the month, recorded toward the beginning of the month, on the 4th.

Precipitation was heavier than normal, a total of 0.77" was recorded, 141% (?) more than the normal amount. A gust of 37 mph was the fastest wind speed for the month, recorded on the 30th from an easterly direction, and the average wind speed was 10.7 mph for the month.