Jun 14, 2009

Summer Has Arrived

The first two weeks of June in 2009 have been cool. So cool that since 2000 no first two weeks of June have been this cool. Is it an official record? I do not know, but I'd like to find out. As for Summer arriving, it indeed has. Max temperatures are above 70 and as far out as I am willing to believe a forecast, things will stay this way. The cool start is now history. This past week brought some drenching rains early, nearing the 2" by the week end which is keeping us well saturated thus far. (OSNW3 June Observations)

(Temp Comparison 2008 / 2009 | June 1 - 14)
Max Avg: 73.0 / 67.4 / -5.6
Min Avg: 59.1 / 51.1 / -8.0



(June 2009 Precipitation | June 1 - 14)
2009 Monthly Total
Precip.. 2.39"
Oshkosh Average
Precip.. 3.66"
Departure
Precip.. -1.27"



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A Record Cool Start
Here at OSNW3, the first two weeks of June in 2009 have been the coolest on record. Data recording began at OSNW3 in November of 2006. Comparing the first two weeks of the first two Junes that are now in the books with this June, their mean temperatures are some 6+ degrees higher. Astounding differences in my opinion. For the fun of it, I compared the precipitation data as well. Nothing out of the ordinary for this June, really, but there is quite a difference seen between the maximum precipitation total and the minimum since 2000. Referencing the precipitation graph below it stands out quite noticeably.

(June 1-14 | Mean Temperature)


(June 1-14 | Total Precipitation)


If you are interested in the complete data set used for this summary, please click here.

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Front Of House
No grass cutting took place this past week, again.
That keeps me at 3.

(FOH - June 14, 2009)