Average Weather in June in Salcha Alaska, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 5°F, from 67°F to 72°F, rarely falling below 57°F or exceeding 82°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 7°F, from 44°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 38°F or exceeding 57°F.
For reference, on July 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Salcha typically range from 52°F to 72°F, while on January 18, the coldest day of the year, they range from -13°F to 2°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 Salcha experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 59% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is June 1, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 42% of the time.
For reference, on September 25, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 65%, while on March 16, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 45%.
Cloud Cover Categories in June
0% clear 20% mostly clear 40% partly cloudy 60% mostly cloudy 80% overcast 100%
A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Salcha, the chance of a wet day over the course of June is very rapidly increasing, starting the month at 24% and ending it at 33%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 34% on July 13, and its lowest chance is 5% on March 22.
Probability of Precipitation in June
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during June in Salcha is rapidly increasing, starting the month at 1.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.1 inches or falls below 0.7 inches, and ending the month at 2.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.4 inches or falls below 1.2 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in June
Over the course of June in Salcha, the length of the day is increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 48 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 1 minute, 40 seconds, and weekly increase of 11 minutes, 39 seconds.
The shortest day of the month is June 1, with 20 hours, 24 minutes of daylight and the longest day is June 21, with 21 hours, 30 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in June
The latest sunrise of the month in Salcha is 3:34 AM on June 1 and the earliest sunrise is 31 minutes earlier at 3:04 AM on June 20.
The earliest sunset is 11:58 PM on June 1 and the latest sunset is 36 minutes later at 12:34 AM on June 21.
Daylight saving time is observed in Salcha 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 3:04 AM and sets 21 hours, 30 minutes later, at 12:34 AM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 10:49 AM and sets 3 hours, 53 minutes later, at 2:42 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in June
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Salcha is essentially constant during June, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 1, 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
dry 55°F comfortable 60°F humid 65°F muggy 70°F oppressive 75°F miserable
The average hourly wind speed in Salcha is essentially constant during June, remaining within 0.2 miles per hour of 4.1 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on January 14, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 6.1 miles per hour, while on July 14, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.8 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in June
Wind Direction in June
The growing season in Salcha typically lasts for 3.7 months (113 days), from around May 15 to around September 5, rarely starting before April 29 or after May 31, and rarely ending before August 19 or after September 23.
The month of June in Salcha is very likely fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season gradually increasing from 91% to 100% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in June
The average accumulated growing degree days in Salcha are increasing during June, increasing by 288°F, from 157°F to 445°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in June
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Salcha is essentially constant during June, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 5.5 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during June is 5.6 kWh on June 21.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in June
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Salcha are 64.524 deg latitude, -146.902 deg longitude, and 768 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Salcha contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 479 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 735 feet. Within 10 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (1,939 feet). Within 50 miles contains very significant variations in elevation (6,660 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Salcha is covered by trees (84%), within 10 miles by trees (89%), and within 50 miles by trees (66%) and shrubs (22%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Salcha 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 are 3 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Salcha.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Salcha according to the International Standard Atmosphere , and by the relative change present in the MERRA-2 satellite-era reanalysis between the two locations.
The estimated value at Salcha is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Salcha and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Eielson Air Force Base (88%, 20 kilometers, northwest); Allen Army Air Field (11%, 82 kilometers, southeast); and Healy River Airport (1.1%, 124 kilometers, southwest).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .