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June 2001

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The rainfall from tropical storm Allison, along with a couple of thunderstorms, brought the Bryan/College Station area 6.29" of rain for the month, which now puts the year-to-date rainfall total to 1.81" above average. The beginning of the month was warm, with average temperatures 2-9°F above normal, and the middle to latter part of June had average temperatures near or slightly below normal. A few temperature records were broken, including two low maximum temperatures on the 7th and 8th, with 80°F and 77°F respectively. A highest minimum temperature record was set on the 14th at 81°F. Tropical Strom Allison was the main weather producer for the month bringing rain and cooler temperatures from the 4th-8th, with precipitation amounts totaling 3.57" of rain. More rainfall and cooler temperatures were felt on the 15th and 21st as a pair of cold fronts progressed through the area.

  Daily Temperature Daily Precipitation Monthly Temperature Summary
Day Maximum Minimum *Departure Total Mean Value *Departure
1 93°F 70°F +4°F   Maximum 91.4°F +1.1°F
2 96°F 77°F +8°F   Minimum 72.3°F +1.3°F
3 96°F 78°F +8°F   Average 81.9°F +1.2°F
4 96°F 75°F +6°F 0.08" Degree Days Total *Departure
5 88°F 73°F +2°F 0.05" Heating 0 0
6 88°F 72°F +1°F 0.01" Cooling 515 +44
7 80°F 73°F ‑2°F 1.44" Numberof Days: Total *Departure
8 77°F 73°F ‑5°F 1.99" Maximum ≥ 90°F 24 +3
9 88°F 73°F +0°F T Maximum ≤ 32°F 0 0
10 90°F 73°F +2°F   Minimum ≤ 32°F 0 0
11 94°F 70°F +2°F    
12 95°F 75°F +5°F   Monthly Precipitation Summary
13 94°F 77°F +4°F   Precipitation Value *Departure
14 94°F 81°F +6°F T Monthly Total 2.87" ‑0.81"
15 89°F 67°F ‑3°F 1.74" Year-to-date Total 21.54" +1.83"
16 93°F 71°F +1°F   Days ≥ 0.01" 7 +1
17 92°F 70°F 0°F    
18 91°F 67°F ‑2°F   Monthly Extremes
19 91°F 68°F ‑2°F   Extreme Value Date(s)
20 91°F 70°F ‑2°F   Highest Temperature 96°F 3 times
21 94°F 71°F +0°F 0.98" Lowest Temperature 67°F 15th, 18th
22 91°F 70°F ‑2°F   Max. 24-hour Precip. 2.39" 7th-8th
23 90°F 69°F ‑2°F   Maximum Wind Gust 34 mph 21st
24 91°F 72°F 0°F    
25 92°F 68°F ‑2°F   Record Book for June
26 93°F 73°F +1°F T Highest Temperature 107°F 1998
27 94°F 73°F +2°F   Lowest Temperature 53°F 1970
28 94°F 74°F +2°F T Highest Minimum 82°F 1915
29 95°F 72°F +2°F   Lowest Maximum 69°F 1912
30 93°F 74°F +2°F T Wettest Month 12.63" 1968
  Driest Month Trace 1998
  Wettest 24 Hours 6.70" 1905
"T" indicates daily precipitation ≤ 0.005".
BOLDFACE indicates an extreme daily value for the month.
ITALICS indicates a daily record was set or tied.
*Departure from the 1961‑1990 normal.


*New Records Set
Day Parameter Value Old Record Year
7th Lowest maximum temperature 80°F 81°F 1983
7th Most daily precipitation 1.44" 1.00" 1981
8th Most daily precipitation 1.99" 1.07" 1987
14th Highest minimum temperature 81°F 79°F 1936
*Near Records
Day Parameter Value Record Year
2nd Tied 2nd highest minimum temperature 77°F 78°F 1990
3rd Tied 2nd highest minimum temperature 78°F 79°F 1998
4th Tied 3rd highest minimum temperature 75°F 79°F 1998
8th 2nd lowest maximum temperature 77°F 75°F 1922
*NOTE: Records from 1910 through July 1951 are based on observations taken at the Texas Agricultural
Experiment Station main farm located 7 miles SW of College Station. Records from August 1951 through
the present are based on observations taken at Easterwood Field.


July Normals for College Station
Beginning of the month: 92°F/72°F Monthly precipitation: 2.29"
Middle of the month: 94°F/73°F Precipitation days: 5
End of the month: 94°F/73°F Days ≥ 90°F:  27