June 2009

So far this June has been recording above average temperatures and most locations below average rainfall.  Back in 2009 June started over extremely cool and damp.  It was cool enough western North Dakota recorded snowfall with the Dickinson area measuring 1-3” of snow.  It was the first June snow there in 60 years.  When you… Read more June 2009

June 5, 6, 7, 2015 Rain

A storm system brought thunderstorms is some isolated severe weather to the NDAWN mesonet from Friday night through Saturday evening.   On Sunday the cool pool of cold air aloft in combination with the strong June sun, brought some thunderstorms that mainly impacted the northern Red River Valley of North Dakota into northwestern Minnesota.  Three… Read more June 5, 6, 7, 2015 Rain

June 6, 2009

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… Read more June 6, 2009