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June 2010

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June 2010 in College Station was most notable for its very warm minimum temperatures and heavy rainfall. For the month, minimum temperatures were 4.4°F above normal at nearly 76°F, which is the highest June average in more than 100 years. Five days set or tied the record for highest minimum temperature on that date, including a three day stretch from the 11th through the 13th. Eleven other days had minimum temperatures that were nearly daily records. The total precipitation for June at Easterwood Field was more than double the expected June average at 9.03" of rainfall. This brought the 2010 precipitation total to just 0.11" below average, after June began with a more than 5-inch rainfall deficit. Three separate calendar days had more than an inch of rainfall, including the 9th, when 4.27" of rain fell. This set the record for most precipitation recorded on a single calendar day at Easterwood Field during the month of June, with records dating back to 1952.

  Daily Temperature Daily Precipitation Monthly Temperature Summary
Day Maximum Minimum *Departure Total Mean Value *Departure
1 93°F 73°F +4°F   Maximum 91.9°F +0.2°F
2 95°F 70°F +4°F 0.56" Minimum 75.9°F +4.4°F
3 74°F 70°F ‑8°F 0.82" Average 83.9°F +2.3°F
4 91°F 70°F +0°F 1.74" Degree Days Total *Departure
5 93°F 73°F +3°F   Heating 0 0
6 95°F 78°F +6°F   Cooling 573 +76
7 91°F 79°F +5°F   Numberof Days: Total *Departure
8 83°F 73°F ‑2°F 0.24" Maximum ≥ 90°F 25 +4
9 80°F 71°F ‑6°F 4.27" Maximum ≤ 32°F 0 0
10 93°F 77°F +4°F T Minimum ≤ 32°F 0 0
11 92°F 79°F +4°F    
12 93°F 80°F +6°F T Monthly Precipitation Summary
13 94°F 80°F +6°F T Precipitation Value *Departure
14 94°F 79°F +4°F   Monthly Total 2.87" ‑0.92"
15 94°F 76°F +3°F   Year-to-date Total 20.49" ‑0.09"
16 94°F 77°F +4°F   Days ≥ 0.01" 7 0
17 95°F 76°F +4°F T  
18 95°F 77°F +4°F T Monthly Extremes
19 95°F 78°F +4°F   Extreme Value Date(s)
20 96°F 76°F +4°F   Highest Temperature 96°F 20th
21 95°F 75°F +2°F   Lowest Temperature 70°F 3 times
22 95°F 76°F +2°F   Max. 24-hour Precip. 4.32" 8th-9th
23 95°F 77°F +3°F   Maximum Wind Gust 33 mph 3rd
24 84°F 75°F ‑4°F 1.39"  
25 94°F 76°F +2°F   Record Book for June
26 95°F 77°F +3°F   Highest Temperature 107°F 1998
27 95°F 76°F +2°F   Lowest Temperature 53°F 1970
28 93°F 77°F +2°F 0.01" Highest Minimum 82°F 1915
29 94°F 78°F +3°F   Lowest Maximum 69°F 1912
30 87°F 77°F ‑2°F T Wettest Month 12.63" 1968
  Driest Month Trace 2009
  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 1971‑2000 normal.


*New Records Set
Day Parameter Value Old Record Year
3rd Tied lowest maximum temperature 74°F 74°F 1968
6th Tied highest minimum temperature 78°F 78°F 2008
7th Highest minimum temperature 79°F 78°F 1974
9th Most daily precipitation 4.27" 4.26" 1946
12th Highest minimum temperature 80°F 79°F 1925
13th Highest minimum temperature 80°F 78°F 1925
*Near Records
Day Parameter Value Record Year
8th 4th lowest maximum temperature 83°F 75°F 1922
9th Tied 2nd lowest maximum temperature 80°F 78°F 1987
10th Tied 3rd highest minimum temperature 77°F 79°F 1998
11th Tied 2nd highest minimum temperature 79°F 80°F 1915
14th Tied 2nd highest minimum temperature 79°F 81°F 2001
19th Tied 4th highest minimum temperature 78°F 80°F 1998
24th Tied 4th lowest maximum temperature 84°F 80°F 1960
26th Tied 2nd highest minimum temperature 77°F 81°F 1969
29th Tied 2nd highest minimum temperature 78°F 81°F 2009
*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: 94°F/73°F Monthly precipitation: 1.92"
Middle of the month: 96°F/74°F Precipitation days: 5
End of the month: 96°F/73°F Days ≥ 90°F:  27