This report describes the typical weather at the Corpus Christi Naval Air Station (Corpus Christi, Texas, United States) weather station over the course of an average June. It is based on the historical records from 1974 to 2012. Earlier records are either unavailable or unreliable.
Corpus Christi, Texas has a warm humid temperate climate with hot summers and no dry season. The area within 25 mi of this station is covered by oceans and seas (48%), grasslands (30%), croplands (12%), lakes and rivers (4%), and forests (3%).
The month of June is characterized by gradually rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs around 89°F throughout the month, exceeding 93°F or dropping below 85°F only one day in ten.
Over the course of June, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is June 1 with 13:47 hours of daylight; the longest day is June 19 with 13:54 hours of daylight.
The earliest sunrise is at 6:32am on June 10; the latest sunset is at 8:29pm on June 30; the latest sunrise is at 6:37am on June 30; the earliest sunset is at 8:21pm on June 1.
Daylight savings time is observed in 2012 but it neither starts nor ends in June, so the entire month is in daylight time.
The median cloud cover ranges from 49% (partly cloudy) to 63% (partly cloudy). The trend is for the sky to be clearing with the median cloud cover decreasing by 14% from the start to the end of the month.
On June 30, the clearest day of the month, the sky is clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy 68% of the time, and overcast or mostly cloudy 30% of the time.
On June 1, the cloudiest day of the month, the sky is overcast, mostly cloudy, or partly cloudy 69% of the time, and clear or mostly clear 30% of the time.
The average probability that some form of precipitation will be observed in a given day is 29%, with little variation over the course of the month.
Throughout June, the most common forms of precipitation are thunderstorms, light rain, and moderate rain.
Thunderstorms are the most severe precipitation observed during 50% of those days with precipitation. They are most likely around June 7, when it is observed during 15% of all days.
Light rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 35% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around June 2, when it is observed during 11% of all days.
Moderate rain is the most severe precipitation observed during 11% of those days with precipitation. It is most likely around June 17, when it is observed during 3% of all days.
Either snow is exceptionally unlikely to fall at this location in June or this station does not reliably report precipitation types.
The relative humidity typically ranges from 60% (mildly humid) to 89% (very humid) over the course of a typical June, rarely dropping below 52% (mildly humid) and reaching as high as 99% (very humid).
The air is driest around June 27, at which time the relative humidity drops below 65% (mildly humid) three days out of four; it is most humid around June 1, rising above 84% (humid) three days out of four.
Dew point is often a better measure of how comfortable a person will find the weather than relative humidity because it more directly relates to whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid.
Over the course of a typical June, the dew point typically varies from 70°F (muggy) to 77°F (oppressive) and is rarely below 65°F (mildy humid) or above 80°F (very oppressive).
Over the course of June typical wind speeds vary from 5 mph to 18 mph (light breeze to fresh breeze), rarely exceeding 24 mph (fresh breeze).
The highest average wind speed of 12 mph (moderate breeze) occurs around June 1, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 18 mph (fresh breeze).
The lowest average wind speed of 11 mph (gentle breeze) occurs around June 30, at which time the average daily maximum wind speed is 17 mph (moderate breeze).