Average Weather in June in Kodiak Station Alaska, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 5°F, from 51°F to 56°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 65°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 5°F, from 40°F to 45°F, rarely falling below 35°F or exceeding 50°F.
For reference, on August 10, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Kodiak Station typically range from 48°F to 59°F, while on February 7, the coldest day of the year, they range from 24°F to 33°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
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The month of June in Kodiak Station experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 62% throughout the month. The highest chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 64% on June 13.
The clearest day of the month is June 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 39% of the time.
For reference, on January 22, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 66%, while on October 24, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 47%.
Cloud Cover Categories in June
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A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Kodiak Station, the chance of a wet day over the course of June is decreasing, starting the month at 36% and ending it at 31%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 46% on December 18, and its lowest chance is 30% on July 17.
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 Kodiak Station is gradually decreasing, starting the month at 2.9 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.7 inches or falls below 1.1 inches, and ending the month at 2.6 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.2 inches or falls below 1.0 inches.
The highest average 31-day accumulation is 2.9 inches on June 3.
Average Monthly Rainfall in June
Over the course of June in Kodiak Station, the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 20 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 42 seconds, and weekly increase of 4 minutes, 56 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is June 1, with 17 hours, 40 minutes of daylight and the longest day is June 21, with 18 hours, 7 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in June
The latest sunrise of the month in Kodiak Station is 5:18 AM on June 1 and the earliest sunrise is 10 minutes earlier at 5:08 AM on June 18.
The earliest sunset is 10:58 PM on June 1 and the latest sunset is 17 minutes later at 11:15 PM on June 23.
Daylight saving time is observed in Kodiak Station during 2018, but it neither starts nor ends during June, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
For reference, on June 21, the longest day of the year, the Sun rises at 5:08 AM and sets 18 hours, 7 minutes later, at 11:15 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 9:53 AM and sets 6 hours, 31 minutes later, at 4:24 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 Kodiak Station is essentially constant during June, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on June 29, 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
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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 Kodiak Station is decreasing during June, decreasing from 10.7 miles per hour to 9.1 miles per hour over the course of the month.
For reference, on December 29, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 16.1 miles per hour, while on July 16, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 8.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in June
Wind Direction in June
Kodiak Station is located near a large body of water (e.g., ocean, sea, or large lake). This section reports on the wide-area average surface temperature of that water.
The average surface water temperature in Kodiak Station is increasing during June, rising by 4°F, from 45°F to 49°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature 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 Kodiak Station typically lasts for 4.1 months (125 days), from around May 21 to around September 23, rarely starting before May 2 or after June 8, and rarely ending before September 8 or after October 8.
The month of June in Kodiak Station is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season rapidly increasing from 77% to 100% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in June
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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 Kodiak Station are gradually increasing during June, increasing by 38°F, from 13°F to 50°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 Kodiak Station is essentially constant during June, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 5.3 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during June is 5.4 kWh on June 20.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in June
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Kodiak Station are 57.766 deg latitude, -152.600 deg longitude, and 965 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Kodiak Station contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 2,388 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 1,050 feet. Within 10 miles also contains large variations in elevation (3,271 feet). Within 50 miles contains large variations in elevation (4,354 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Kodiak Station is covered by shrubs (74%) and grassland (15%), within 10 miles by shrubs (52%) and water (27%), and within 50 miles by water (64%) and shrubs (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Kodiak Station 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, Kodiak Benny Benson State Airport, in our network suitable to be used as a proxy for the historical temperature and dew point records of Kodiak Station.
At a distance of 7 kilometers from Kodiak Station, 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 Kodiak Station 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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