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Utqiaġvik June 2016


The mean monthly temperature for June in Barrow was 37.7°F, 2.1°F above normal. The highest temperature for the month was 65°F on the 28th,which tied the record for this day set back in 1991. In addition, the high of 51°F on the 6th set a new record for that day, breaking the previous record of 47°F set in 2009. Then on the 11th the high of 51°F tied the 1941 record for that day. The lowest temperature for the month was 25°F on the 3rd.

A total of 0.70” of precipitation was measured, while 0.32” were expected. The highest wind speed was 36 mph occurring n the 28th from a southwesterly direction. The average wind speed was 11.8 mph.