June 2011 rather cool and dry

The daily weather logWeather log June 2011.

June began and ended with warm sunny days. The second week was cold: the 9th had a maximum of only 12° after a frosty night of -2.7°. Days from the 12th to the 15th were not much warmer, made miserable by overcast and rain, but the nights were warm. The 8/8 cloud recorded on the morning of the 24th was fog, which cleared to a blue sky at 10:45.
The highest rainfall reading was only 8 mm, recorded on the 22nd. Five rain days totalled 17.8 mm.

 Comparing June monthsClimate June 2011.

Of the mean temperature readings, only the mean daily maximum was a bit lower than usual. Days were not as cold as in June 2007. This time, there were 14 frosts, which is near the decade average.
The rainfall of 17.8 mm is rather low: on the 20th percentile for June. (The long-term June average is 44.3 mm.) June rainfalls have fallen rather steadily since June 2005, the sixth wettest on record at 109 mm. Nearly all rainfall totals for groups of months (up to 360 months) continue to be near normal. Only those for three months and four months are below the 25th percentile.


Data. Rainfall data is from Manilla Post Office, courtesy of Phil Pinch. Temperatures, including subsoil at 750 mm, and other data are from 3 Monash Street, Manilla.

 

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