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Utqiaġvik June 2014


Highlights

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.