Two high temperature records broken in June
July 11, 2019
The warm and dry period that began in the latter half of June and continued into July has been unusually long and broke two high temperature records, according to Tom Ainsworth, meteorologist in charge at the National Weather Service forecast office in Juneau.
The average temperatures for the month of June in Petersburg were two degrees above normal, according to Ainsworth. The normal average temperature for June is 54.1 degrees, but last month the average temperature was 56.1 degrees. June 27 had a record high of 75 degrees, surpassing the 2001 record of 73 degrees. Then on June 28, the hi...