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June 2009

  • Tulsa ranked as the 13th warmest June (1905-present) and 48th driest June (1888-present).
  • Tulsa had 5 days in a row with temps greater than or equal to 100 deg F. The last time Tulsa hit 100 deg F in June was in 1994.
  • Tulsa ranked as 9th (tied with 1954, 1937) out of 105 years for greatest number of days in June with a high temperature greater than or equal to 100 deg F. (click here for the rankings)
  • Bartlesville ranked 10th out of 83 years for greatest number of days in June with a high temperature greater than or equal to 100 deg F with 2 occurrences this year. The last time Bartlesville hit 100 deg F in June was in 2006.
  • Fort Smith ranked as 15th warmest June (1882-present) and 28th driest June (1882-present).
  • Fort Smith ranked 15th out of 128 years for greatest number of days in June with a high temperature greater than or equal to 100 deg F with 1 occurrence this year. The last time Fort Smith hit 100 deg F in June was in 1990.
  • Both Fort Smith and McAlester recorded no measureable rain June 15-30 and Muskogee recorded no measureable rain June 18-30.
  • Tulsa broke 3 daily high minimum temperature records: June 19, 21, 22 and Fayetteville broke its daily record high on June 21.
  • The Neosho River near Commerce reached minor flood stage twice in June.
  • El Nino is expected to develop this summer and due to the quick change from La Nina to El Nino this year, there is the potential that it could be a moderate El Nino come winter.
  • Most of eastern OK and northwest AR received below normal precipitation in June. According to the Drought Monitor, abnormally dry (D0) and moderate (D1) drought conditions exist across northeast OK.

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