Average Weather in June in Fort St. John Canada
Daily high temperatures increase by 5°F, from 65°F to 70°F, rarely falling below 55°F or exceeding 79°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 46°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 39°F or exceeding 57°F.
For reference, on July 30, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Fort St. John typically range from 53°F to 73°F, while on January 11, the coldest day of the year, they range from 3°F to 17°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in June
The figure below shows you a compact characterization of the hourly average temperatures for the quarter of the year centered on June. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the color is the average temperature for that hour and day.
Average Hourly Temperature in June
The month of June in Fort St. John experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 55% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 57% on June 1.
The clearest day of the month is June 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 46% of the time.
For reference, on February 17, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 73%, while on August 4, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 54%.
Cloud Cover Categories in June
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Fort St. John, the chance of a wet day over the course of June is gradually increasing, starting the month at 26% and ending it at 28%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 30% on July 4, and its lowest chance is 13% on April 5.
Probability of Precipitation in June
To show variation within the month and not just the monthly total, we show the rainfall accumulated over a sliding 31-day period centered around each day.
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during June in Fort St. John is increasing, starting the month at 2.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.9 inches or falls below 0.7 inches, and ending the month at 2.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.8 inches or falls below 0.9 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 2.8 inches on June 27.
Average Monthly Rainfall in June
Over the course of June in Fort St. John, the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 19 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 39 seconds, and weekly increase of 4 minutes, 33 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is June 1, with 17 hours, 17 minutes of daylight and the longest day is June 21, with 17 hours, 41 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in June
The latest sunrise of the month in Fort St. John is 4:23 AM on June 1 and the earliest sunrise is 9 minutes earlier at 4:14 AM on June 18.
The earliest sunset is 9:40 PM on June 1 and the latest sunset is 16 minutes later at 9:56 PM on June 23.
Daylight saving time is not observed in Fort St. John during 2018.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 4:14 AM and sets 17 hours, 41 minutes later, at 9:55 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 9:34 AM and sets 6 hours, 53 minutes later, at 4:28 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in June
We base the humidity comfort level on the dew point, as it determines whether perspiration will evaporate from the skin, thereby cooling the body. Lower dew points feel drier and higher dew points feel more humid. Unlike temperature, which typically varies significantly between night and day, dew point tends to change more slowly, so while the temperature may drop at night, a muggy day is typically followed by a muggy night.
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Fort St. John is essentially constant during June, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 26, the muggiest day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time, while on January 1, the least muggy day of the year, there are muggy conditions 0% of the time.
Humidity Comfort Levels in June
This section discusses the wide-area hourly average wind vector (speed and direction) at 10 meters above the ground. The wind experienced at any given location is highly dependent on local topography and other factors, and instantaneous wind speed and direction vary more widely than hourly averages.
The average hourly wind speed in Fort St. John is essentially constant during June, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 4.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on April 20, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.0 miles per hour, while on August 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.9 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in June
Wind Direction in June
Definitions of the growing season vary throughout the world, but for the purposes of this report, we define it as the longest continuous period of non-freezing temperatures (≥ 32°F) in the year (the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere, or from July 1 until June 30 in the Southern Hemisphere).
The growing season in Fort St. John typically lasts for 4.3 months (132 days), from around May 11 to around September 20, rarely starting before April 19 or after May 30, and rarely ending before September 1 or after October 9.
The month of June in Fort St. John is very likely fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from 92% to 100% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in June
Growing degree days are a measure of yearly heat accumulation used to predict plant and animal development, and defined as the integral of warmth above a base temperature, discarding any excess above a maximum temperature. In this report, we use a base of 50°F and a cap of 86°F.
The average accumulated growing degree days in Fort St. John are increasing during June, increasing by 237°F, from 160°F to 396°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in June
This section discusses the total daily incident shortwave solar energy reaching the surface of the ground over a wide area, taking full account of seasonal variations in the length of the day, the elevation of the Sun above the horizon, and absorption by clouds and other atmospheric constituents. Shortwave radiation includes visible light and ultraviolet radiation.
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Fort St. John is essentially constant during June, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 6.2 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during June is 6.3 kWh on June 14.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in June
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Fort St. John are 56.250 deg latitude, -120.853 deg longitude, and 2,238 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Fort St. John contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 427 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 2,241 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,516 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (3,173 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Fort St. John is covered by sparse vegetation (46%), cropland (35%), and artificial surfaces (17%), within 10 miles by cropland (43%) and trees (39%), and within 50 miles by trees (62%) and cropland (27%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Fort St. John year round, based on a statistical analysis of historical hourly weather reports and model reconstructions from January 1, 1980 to December 31, 2016.
Temperature and Dew Point
There is only a single weather station, Fort St. John Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Fort St. John.
At a distance of 7 kilometers from Fort St. John, closer than our threshold of 150 kilometers, this station is deemed sufficiently nearby to be relied upon as our primary source for temperature and dew point records.
The station records are corrected for the elevation difference between the station and Fort St. John according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
Please note that the station records themselves may additionally have been back-filled using other nearby stations or the MERRA-2 reanalysis.
All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets , by Jean Meeus.
All other weather data, including cloud cover, precipitation, wind speed and direction, and solar flux, come from NASA's MERRA-2 Modern-Era Retrospective Analysis . This reanalysis combines a variety of wide-area measurements in a state-of-the-art global meteorological model to reconstruct the hourly history of weather throughout the world on a 50-kilometer grid.
Land Use data comes from the Global Land Cover SHARE database , published by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Elevation data comes from the Shuttle Radar Topography Mission (SRTM) , published by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
Names, locations, and time zones of places and some airports come from the GeoNames Geographical Database .
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .
Maps are © Esri, with data from National Geographic, Esri, DeLorme, NAVTEQ, UNEP-WCMC, USGS, NASA, ESA, METI, NRCAN, GEBCO, NOAA, and iPC.
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