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Average Weather in June at Grand Canyon National Park Airport Arizona, United States

At Grand Canyon National Park Airport, the month of June is characterized by rising daily high temperatures, with daily highs increasing by 9°F, from 76°F to 84°F over the course of the month, and rarely exceeding 91°F or dropping below 66°F.

Daily low temperatures increase by 8°F, from 37°F to 45°F, rarely falling below 29°F or exceeding 53°F.

For reference, on July 4, the hottest day of the year, temperatures at Grand Canyon National Park Airport typically range from 47°F to 85°F, while on January 4, the coldest day of the year, they range from 16°F to 43°F.

Average High and Low Temperature in June

The daily average high (red line) and low (blue line) temperature, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted lines are the corresponding average perceived temperatures.

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

Average Hourly Temperature in June at Grand Canyon National Park Airport12 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AM18152229112233445566778899101011111212131314141515161617171818191920202121222223232424252526262727282829293030MayMayJulJulchillychillycoldcoldcoolcoolcomfortablecomfortablewarmwarm
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < chilly < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The shaded overlays indicate night and civil twilight.

Clouds

The month of June at Grand Canyon National Park Airport experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 20% throughout the month. The lowest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 17% on June 19.

The clearest day of the month is June 19, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 83% of the time.

For reference, on February 19, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 41%, while on September 19, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 84%.

Cloud Cover in June

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The percentage of time spent in each cloud cover band, categorized by the percentage of the sky covered by clouds: clear < 20% < mostly clear < 40% < partly cloudy < 60% < mostly cloudy < 80% < overcast.

Precipitation

A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. At Grand Canyon National Park Airport, the chance of a wet day over the course of June is increasing, starting the month at 5% and ending it at 11%.

For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 28% on August 4, and its lowest chance is 4% on June 15.

Probability of Precipitation in June

The percentage of days in which various types of precipitation are observed, excluding trace quantities: rain alone, snow alone, and mixed (both rain and snow fell in the same day).

Rainfall

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 at Grand Canyon National Park Airport is gradually increasing, starting the month at 0.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 0.7 inches or falls below -0.0 inches, and ending the month at 0.5 inches, when it rarely exceeds 1.1 inches or falls below 0.1 inches.

The lowest average 31-day accumulation is 0.2 inches on June 7.

Average Monthly Rainfall in June

The average rainfall (solid line) accumulated over the course of a sliding 31-day period centered on the day in question, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands. The thin dotted line is the corresponding average liquid-equivalent snowfall.

Sun

Over the course of June at Grand Canyon National Park Airport, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is June 1, with 14 hours, 27 minutes of daylight and the longest day is June 21, with 14 hours, 36 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in June

The number of hours during which the Sun is visible (black line). From bottom (most yellow) to top (most gray), the color bands indicate: full daylight, twilight (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and full night.

The earliest sunrise of the month at Grand Canyon National Park Airport is 5:11 AM on June 12 and the latest sunrise is 4 minutes later at 5:15 AM on June 30.

The earliest sunset is 7:40 PM on June 1 and the latest sunset is 9 minutes later at 7:49 PM on June 28.

Daylight saving time is not observed at Grand Canyon National Park Airport during 2017.

For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:12 AM and sets 14 hours, 36 minutes later, at 7:48 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:35 AM and sets 9 hours, 43 minutes later, at 5:18 PM.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in June

The solar day over the course of June. From bottom to top, the black lines are the previous solar midnight, sunrise, solar noon, sunset, and the next solar midnight. The day, twilights (civil, nautical, and astronomical), and night are indicated by the color bands from yellow to gray.

Humidity

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 at Grand Canyon National Park Airport is essentially constant during June, remaining around 0% throughout.

Humidity Comfort Levels in June

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The percentage of time spent at various humidity comfort levels, categorized by dew point: dry < 55°F < comfortable < 60°F < humid < 65°F < muggy < 70°F < oppressive < 75°F < miserable.

Wind

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 at Grand Canyon National Park Airport is gradually decreasing during June, decreasing from 5.0 miles per hour to 4.4 miles per hour over the course of the month.

For reference, on April 10, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.2 miles per hour, while on August 13, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.3 miles per hour.

Average Wind Speed in June

The average of mean hourly wind speeds (dark gray line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.
The hourly average wind direction at Grand Canyon National Park Airport throughout June is predominantly from the calm, with a peak proportion of 55% on June 30.

Wind Direction in June

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The percentage of hours in which the mean wind direction is from each of the four cardinal wind directions (north, east, south, and west), excluding hours in which the mean wind speed is less than 1 mph. The lightly tinted areas at the boundaries are the percentage of hours spent in the implied intermediate directions (northeast, southeast, southwest, and northwest).

Solar Energy

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 at Grand Canyon National Park Airport is essentially constant during June, remaining within 0.2 kWh of 8.5 kWh throughout.

The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during June is 8.7 kWh on June 14.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in June

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The average daily shortwave solar energy reaching the ground per square meter (orange line), with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

Topography

For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Grand Canyon National Park Airport are 35.952 deg latitude, -112.147 deg longitude, and 6,611 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Grand Canyon National Park Airport contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 305 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 6,617 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (4,892 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (10,850 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Grand Canyon National Park Airport is covered by trees (78%) and shrubs (22%), within 10 miles by trees (63%) and shrubs (35%), and within 50 miles by shrubs (73%) and trees (22%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather at Grand Canyon National Park Airport 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

Grand Canyon National Park Airport has a weather station that reported reliably enough during the analysis period that we have included it in our network. When available, historical temperature and dew point measurements are taken directly from this weather station. These records are obtained from NOAA's Integrated Surface Hourly data set, falling back on ICAO METAR records as required.

In the case of missing or erroneous measurements from this station, we fall back on records from nearby stations, adjusted according to typical seasonal and diurnal intra-station differences. For a given day of the year and hour of the day, the fallback station is selected to minimize the prediction error over the years for which there are measurements for both stations.

The stations on which we may fall back are H.A. Clark Memorial Field, Flagstaff Pulliam Airport, Sedona Airport, Page Municipal Airport, Ernest A. Love Field, Winslow Municipal Airport, and Kingman Airport.

Other Data

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.