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Average Weather in June in Fort Smith Canada

Daily high temperatures increase by 7°F, from 66°F to 73°F, rarely falling below 53°F or exceeding 82°F.

Daily low temperatures increase by 8°F, from 43°F to 51°F, rarely falling below 33°F or exceeding 59°F.

For reference, on July 25, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Fort Smith typically range from 53°F to 75°F, while on January 15, the coldest day of the year, they range from -15°F to -0°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 in Fort Smith1815222911223344556677889910101111121213131414151516161717181819192020212122222323242425252626272728282929303012 AM4 AM8 AM12 PM4 PM8 PM12 AMMayJulvery coldcoldcoolcoolcomfortablevery coldfreezing
The average hourly temperature, color coded into bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < very cold < 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.

Yeniseysk, Russia (4,154 miles away) and Bokhan, Russia (4,378 miles) are the far-away foreign places with temperatures most similar to Fort Smith (view comparison).

Clouds

The month of June in Fort Smith experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 49% throughout the month.

The clearest day of the month is June 28, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 53% of the time.

For reference, on March 3, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 77%, while on July 11, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 53%.

Cloud Cover Categories in June

Cloud Cover Categories in June in Fort Smith181522291122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930300%100%10%90%20%80%30%70%40%60%50%50%60%40%70%30%80%20%90%10%100%0%MayJulJun 150%Jun 150%Jun 3052%Jun 3052%Jun 1151%Jun 1151%Jun 2152%Jun 2152%clearmostly clearpartly cloudymostly cloudyovercast
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. In Fort Smith, the chance of a wet day over the course of June is gradually increasing, starting the month at 20% and ending it at 22%.

For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 24% on August 21, and its lowest chance is 6% on February 14.

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 in Fort Smith is gradually increasing, starting the month at 1.4 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.6 inches or falls below 0.4 inches, and ending the month at 1.8 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.3 inches or falls below 0.5 inches.

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 in Fort Smith, the length of the day is gradually increasing. From the start to the end of the month, the length of the day increases by 25 minutes, implying an average daily increase of 52 seconds, and weekly increase of 6 minutes, 4 seconds.

The shortest day of the month is June 1, with 18 hours, 19 minutes of daylight and the longest day is June 21, with 18 hours, 52 minutes of daylight.

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in June

Hours of Daylight and Twilight in June in Fort Smith181522291122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930300 hr24 hr4 hr20 hr8 hr16 hr12 hr12 hr16 hr8 hr20 hr4 hr24 hr0 hrMayJulJun 2118 hr, 52 minJun 2118 hr, 52 minnightnightdaydayJun 118 hr, 19 minJun 118 hr, 19 min
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 latest sunrise of the month in Fort Smith is 4:16 AM on June 1 and the earliest sunrise is 13 minutes earlier at 4:03 AM on June 19.

The earliest sunset is 10:35 PM on June 1 and the latest sunset is 20 minutes later at 10:55 PM on June 23.

Daylight saving time is observed in Fort Smith 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 4:03 AM and sets 18 hours, 52 minutes later, at 10:55 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 9:29 AM and sets 5 hours, 52 minutes later, at 3:21 PM.

Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in June

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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 in Fort Smith is essentially constant during June, remaining around 0% throughout.

For reference, on July 20, 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

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 in Fort Smith is gradually decreasing during June, decreasing from 4.7 miles per hour to 4.2 miles per hour over the course of the month.

For reference, on January 30, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.8 miles per hour, while on July 25, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 4.1 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 wind direction in Fort Smith during June is predominantly out of the east from June 1 to June 13, the south from June 13 to June 19, and the north from June 19 to June 30.

Wind Direction in June

Wind Direction in June in Fort SmithESNS181522291122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930300%100%20%80%40%60%60%40%80%20%100%0%MayJulwestsoutheastnorth
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).

Growing Season

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 Smith typically lasts for 3.2 months (100 days), from around May 30 to around September 7, rarely starting before May 12 or after June 17, and rarely ending before August 20 or after September 26.

The month of June in Fort Smith 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 55% to 100% over the course of the month.

Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in June

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The percentage of time spent in various temperature bands: frigid < 15°F < freezing < 32°F < very cold < 45°F < cold < 55°F < cool < 65°F < comfortable < 75°F < warm < 85°F < hot < 95°F < sweltering. The black line is the percentage chance that a given day is within the growing season.

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 Smith are increasing during June, increasing by 289°F, from 147°F to 436°F, over the course of the month.

Growing Degree Days in June

The average growing degree days accumulated over the course of June, with 25th to 75th and 10th to 90th percentile bands.

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 in Fort Smith is essentially constant during June, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 6.1 kWh throughout.

The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during June is 6.2 kWh on June 20.

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in June

Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in June in Fort Smith181522291122334455667788991010111112121313141415151616171718181919202021212222232324242525262627272828292930300 kWh1 kWh2 kWh3 kWh4 kWh5 kWh6 kWh7 kWh8 kWhMayJulJun 206.2 kWhJun 206.2 kWhJun 16.0 kWhJun 16.0 kWh
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 Fort Smith are 60.004 deg latitude, -111.889 deg longitude, and 673 ft elevation.

The topography within 2 miles of Fort Smith contains only modest variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 200 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 647 feet. Within 10 miles also contains only modest variations in elevation (246 feet). Within 50 miles contains only modest variations in elevation (633 feet).

The area within 2 miles of Fort Smith is covered by trees (56%), water (17%), and sparse vegetation (14%), within 10 miles by trees (80%) and herbaceous vegetation (12%), and within 50 miles by trees (75%).

Data Sources

This report illustrates the typical weather in Fort Smith 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 2 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Fort Smith.

For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Fort Smith 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 Fort Smith is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Fort Smith and a given station.

The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Fort Smith Climate Nwt (100%, 2.1 kilometers, northwest) and Beartooth Island (0.2%, 151 kilometers, southeast).

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.

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We draw particular cautious attention to our reliance on the MERRA-2 model-based reconstructions for a number of important data series. While having the tremendous advantages of temporal and spatial completeness, these reconstructions: (1) are based on computer models that may have model-based errors, (2) are coarsely sampled on a 50 km grid and are therefore unable to reconstruct the local variations of many microclimates, and (3) have particular difficulty with the weather in some coastal areas, especially small islands.

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