Average Weather in June in Prairie Heights Washington, United States
Daily high temperatures increase by 6°F, from 68°F to 74°F, rarely falling below 58°F or exceeding 85°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 3°F, from 49°F to 53°F, rarely falling below 44°F or exceeding 58°F.
For reference, on August 3, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Prairie Heights typically range from 55°F to 79°F, while on January 1, the coldest day of the year, they range from 35°F to 45°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 Prairie Heights experiences very rapidly decreasing cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy decreasing from 61% to 44%.
The clearest day of the month is June 30, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 56% of the time.
For reference, on November 30, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 78%, while on August 3, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 74%.
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 Prairie Heights, the chance of a wet day over the course of June is very rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 32% and ending it at 19%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 60% on November 18, and its lowest chance is 8% on August 5.
Probability of Precipitation in June
The average sliding 31-day rainfall during June in Prairie Heights is rapidly decreasing, starting the month at 2.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.9 inches or falls below 0.7 inches, and ending the month at 1.3 inches, when it rarely exceeds 2.4 inches or falls below 0.3 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in June
Over the course of June in Prairie Heights, the length of the day is essentially constant. The shortest day of the month is June 1, with 15 hours, 40 minutes of daylight and the longest day is June 20, with 15 hours, 55 minutes of daylight.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in June
The latest sunrise of the month in Prairie Heights is 5:16 AM on June 1 and the earliest sunrise is 4 minutes earlier at 5:12 AM on June 16.
The earliest sunset is 8:56 PM on June 1 and the latest sunset is 12 minutes later at 9:08 PM on June 25.
Daylight saving time is observed in Prairie Heights 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 5:12 AM and sets 15 hours, 55 minutes later, at 9:07 PM, while on December 21, the shortest day of the year, it rises at 7:51 AM and sets 8 hours, 29 minutes later, at 4:21 PM.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in June
The chance that a given day will be muggy in Prairie Heights is essentially constant during June, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on September 13, 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 Prairie Heights is essentially constant during June, remaining within 0.1 miles per hour of 3.4 miles per hour throughout.
For reference, on December 4, the windiest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.4 miles per hour, while on August 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 3.0 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in June
Wind Direction in June
Prairie Heights 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 Prairie Heights is gradually increasing during June, rising by 2°F, from 53°F to 55°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in June
The growing season in Prairie Heights typically lasts for 7.0 months (213 days), from around April 6 to around November 5, rarely starting before March 16 or after April 25, and rarely ending before October 16 or after November 26.
The month of June in Prairie Heights is reliably fully within the growing season.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in June
The average accumulated growing degree days in Prairie Heights are increasing during June, increasing by 282°F, from 311°F to 593°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in June
The average daily incident shortwave solar energy in Prairie Heights is gradually increasing during June, rising by 0.8 kWh, from 5.9 kWh to 6.7 kWh, over the course of the month.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in June
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Prairie Heights are 47.149 deg latitude, -122.105 deg longitude, and 653 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Prairie Heights contains significant variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 614 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 619 feet. Within 10 miles contains significant variations in elevation (3,547 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (14,383 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Prairie Heights is covered by cropland (40%), trees (28%), and artificial surfaces (24%), within 10 miles by trees (37%) and artificial surfaces (23%), and within 50 miles by trees (55%) and shrubs (18%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Prairie Heights 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 Prairie Heights.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Prairie Heights 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 Prairie Heights is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Prairie Heights and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are: Pierce County Airport Thun Field (77%, 15 kilometers, west); Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (20%, 36 kilometers, northwest); and Stampede Pass (3.5%, 60 kilometers, east).
Time zones for aiports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .