Tuesday, July 10, 2012
June 2012 Statewide Temperature Ranks
According to NOAA scientists, the average temperature for the contiguous U.S. during June was 71.2°F, 2.0°F above the 20th century average, ranking 14th warmest June on record. Scorching temperatures during the second half of the month broke or tied over 170 all-time high temperature records in cities across America.
Note that Colorado had its warmest June on record. The 110 for Nebraska means it was the 110th coldest or 9th WARMEST ON RECORD for the state out of 118 years of data. The states in orange and red all had much above normal temperatures for the month. The southeastern U.S. and the Pacific northwest were the only regions that experienced below normal temperatures.