June Weather in Tromsø Norway
Daily high temperatures increase by 6°F, from 50°F to 56°F, rarely falling below 42°F or exceeding 67°F.
Daily low temperatures increase by 6°F, from 40°F to 46°F, rarely falling below 35°F or exceeding 52°F.
For reference, on July 24, the hottest day of the year, temperatures in Tromsø typically range from 48°F to 59°F, while on January 25, the coldest day of the year, they range from 21°F to 29°F.
Average High and Low Temperature in June in Tromsø
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 in Tromsø
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The month of June in Tromsø experiences essentially constant cloud cover, with the percentage of time that the sky is overcast or mostly cloudy remaining about 58% throughout the month.
The clearest day of the month is June 5, with clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy conditions 43% of the time.
For reference, on December 13, the cloudiest day of the year, the chance of overcast or mostly cloudy conditions is 80%, while on May 30, the clearest day of the year, the chance of clear, mostly clear, or partly cloudy skies is 44%.
Cloud Cover Categories in June in Tromsø
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A wet day is one with at least 0.04 inches of liquid or liquid-equivalent precipitation. In Tromsø, the chance of a wet day over the course of June is gradually increasing, starting the month at 33% and ending it at 35%.
For reference, the year's highest daily chance of a wet day is 49% on October 21, and its lowest chance is 32% on May 29.
Probability of Precipitation in June in Tromsø
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 Tromsø is increasing, starting the month at 2.2 inches, when it rarely exceeds 3.8 inches or falls below 0.8 inches, and ending the month at 2.7 inches, when it rarely exceeds 4.5 inches or falls below 1.0 inches.
Average Monthly Rainfall in June in Tromsø
Due to its extreme latitude, Tromsø experiences polar day (also known as the midnight Sun) during the summer and polar night during the winter. These are periods of time in which the sun is continuously above or below the horizon for more than one day. The precise start and end dates of polar day and night vary from year to year and depend on the precise location and elevation of the observer, and the local topography.
In the summer in Tromsø during 2023, the Sun is continuously above the horizon for 2.3 months, rising at 12:59 AM on May 18, and not setting again until 12:19 AM on July 27. As such, the sun is continuously above the horizon for the entire month of June.
Hours of Daylight and Twilight in June in Tromsø
Daylight saving time is observed in Tromsø during 2023, but it neither starts nor ends during June, so the entire month is in daylight saving time.
Sunrise & Sunset with Twilight in June in Tromsø
The figure below presents a compact representation of the sun's elevation (the angle of the sun above the horizon) and azimuth (its compass bearing) for every hour of every day in the reporting period. The horizontal axis is the day of the year and the vertical axis is the hour of the day. For a given day and hour of that day, the background color indicates the azimuth of the sun at that moment. The black isolines are contours of constant solar elevation.
Solar Elevation and Azimuth in June in Tromsø
The figure below presents a compact representation of key lunar data for June 2023. The horizontal axis is the day, the vertical axis is the hour of the day, and the colored areas indicate when the moon is above the horizon. The vertical gray bars (new Moons) and blue bars (full Moons) indicate key Moon phases. The label associated with each bar indicates the date and time that the phase is obtained, and the companion time labels indicate the rise and set times of the Moon for the nearest time interval in which the moon is above the horizon.
Moon Rise, Set & Phases in June in Tromsø
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 Tromsø is essentially constant during June, remaining around 0% throughout.
For reference, on July 6, 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 in Tromsø
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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 Tromsø is gradually decreasing during June, decreasing from 6.7 miles per hour to 5.8 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 11.1 miles per hour, while on August 1, the calmest day of the year, the daily average wind speed is 5.1 miles per hour.
Average Wind Speed in June in Tromsø
The hourly average wind direction in Tromsø throughout June is predominantly from the west, with a peak proportion of 33% on June 29.
Wind Direction in June in Tromsø
Tromsø 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 Tromsø is increasing during June, rising by 4°F, from 44°F to 48°F, over the course of the month.
Average Water Temperature in June in Tromsø
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 Tromsø typically lasts for 4.3 months (132 days), from around May 16 to around September 25, rarely starting before April 30 or after June 2, and rarely ending before September 4 or after October 14.
The month of June in Tromsø is more likely than not fully within the growing season, with the chance that a given day is in the growing season increasing from 89% to 100% over the course of the month.
Time Spent in Various Temperature Bands and the Growing Season in June in Tromsø
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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 Tromsø are gradually increasing during June, increasing by 65°F, from 19°F to 84°F, over the course of the month.
Growing Degree Days in June in Tromsø
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 Tromsø is essentially constant during June, remaining within 0.1 kWh of 5.2 kWh throughout.
The highest average daily incident shortwave solar energy during June is 5.3 kWh on June 17.
Average Daily Incident Shortwave Solar Energy in June in Tromsø
For the purposes of this report, the geographical coordinates of Tromsø are 69.649 deg latitude, 18.955 deg longitude, and 46 ft elevation.
The topography within 2 miles of Tromsø contains large variations in elevation, with a maximum elevation change of 1,982 feet and an average elevation above sea level of 209 feet. Within 10 miles contains large variations in elevation (4,003 feet). Within 50 miles also contains extreme variations in elevation (5,981 feet).
The area within 2 miles of Tromsø is covered by trees (36%), artificial surfaces (36%), and water (17%), within 10 miles by trees (22%) and sparse vegetation (22%), and within 50 miles by water (43%) and trees (19%).
This report illustrates the typical weather in Tromsø, 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 4 weather stations near enough to contribute to our estimation of the temperature and dew point in Tromsø.
For each station, the records are corrected for the elevation difference between that station and Tromsø 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 Tromsø is computed as the weighted average of the individual contributions from each station, with weights proportional to the inverse of the distance between Tromsø and a given station.
The stations contributing to this reconstruction are:
To get a sense of how much these sources agree with each other, you can view a comparison of Tromsø and the stations that contribute to our estimates of its temperature history and climate. Please note that each source's contribution is adjusted for elevation and the relative change present in the MERRA-2 data.
All data relating to the Sun's position (e.g., sunrise and sunset) are computed using astronomical formulas from the book, Astronomical Algorithms 2nd Edition , 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 airports and weather stations are provided by AskGeo.com .
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