This is what Dickinson, ND looked like 5 years ago today. Other parts of western North Dakota also recorded snow that very cold June day. During that week, Fargo recorded 5 straight days with a high in the 50s, the only time on record there will such a stretch of 50s during the month of June. That summer finished well below average in North Dakota and much of the northern part of the United States.
Summer 2009 temperature anomalies are below: