Mark Anthony Meteorologist
After a chilly month of May, we have actually been above normal so far for the month of June. Much of the region saw temperatures on Friday and Saturday well into the mid to upper 80s and even some 90s.
The climatology data numbers for St. Cloud indicate that the first week of June has averaged a high of 81.9 and an average low of 54.4. Our average overall temperatures so far for the month of June is 68.1 degrees. This is 5.9 degrees above average so far this month.
As far as precipitation in
St. Cloud so far this month, .55 inches of rain has been reported. This is .60 inches below average for the month.
In contrast, the month of May was nearly 5 degrees cooler than average. St. Cloud also reported 6.40 inches of precipitation for the month of May; this was 3.45 inches above normal.
We will see temperatures cooler than average for Wednesday before we warm up again by the weekend to more seasonal readings. We could see some showers and thunderstorms also moving in Friday night and into the start of the weekend.
Enjoy the rest of the week.
Weather history: On this date in 1989 records show that “scattered frost developed” across parts of Minnesota. The coldest reading was 29 degrees F at Isabella in northeastern Minnesota.
Weather facts: Frost can damage or even kill plants. This varies with the type of plant and tissue exposed to low temperatures.
MN AT A GLANCE:
Moorhead Low 46 High 66
Duluth Low 47 High 66
Central Minn. Low 48 High 67
Twin Cities Low 54 High 72
Marshall Low 50 High 71
Rochester Low 53 High 69
Wednesday: Partly cloudy. High 67 Low 46 Winds: N 15-25 mph Prec. None
Today’s sunrise: 5:30 a.m.
Today’s sunset: 9:12 p.m.
Normal High: 76
Normal Low: 54
It will be a bit on the cool side for the midweek with high temperatures Wednesday in the mid to upper 60s and lower 70s projected. We will moderate by the weekend as temperatures return to more seasonal levels. Some rain chances will return by late Thursday and again towards the weekend.
Thursday: Mostly cloudy, 40% chance of showers/t-storms. High 70 Low 55 Wind: W 10-15 mph Prec. .10”-.30”
Friday: Partly cloudy, 20% chance of rain. High 76 Low 55 Wind: W 5-10 mph Prec. Trace-.20”
Saturday: Mostly cloudy, 40% chance of scattered showers/t-storms. High 77 Low 57 Wind: SE 10-15 mph Prec. .10”-.30”
Sunday: Variable cloudiness, 30% chance of scattered showers/t-storms. High 76 Low 58 Wind: SW 10-15 mph Prec. Trace-.20”