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1 June 1986, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: Three tornadoes cross Saskatoon, tearing off roofs and breaking windows. Storms are accompanied by high winds and hail.
1 June 2005, Toronto, Ontario: The UV (ultraviolet) Index in Toronto reaches10.56, rounded to 11, Extreme by the 5-category UV scale. This is the first time the new extreme category has ever been attained in Canada.
2 June 1829, Guelph, Ontario: Tornado races through the young settlement unroofing several houses, leveling fences and entirely demolishing a frame barn. It uprooted six acres of a woodlot, city founder John Galt had left as an ornament to his house.
2 June 1998, Southern Ontario: A swarm of tornadoes sweeps across southern Ontario leaving a band of destruction and several injuries. The Norwich Anglican Church loses its parish hall and steeple to one tornado.
2 June 2011, Shaunavon, Saskatchewan: A weak tornado touches down 2 km northwest of the town of Shaunavon during the afternoon hours. Some granaries and power lines are damaged.
3 June 1970, Edmonton, Alberta: At Edmonton's Municpal Airport, the mercury soars to 34.4°C (93.9°F), a local record maximum temperature for June.
3 June 2009, Victoria and Vancouver , British Columbia: Victoria's temperature reaches 30°C (86°F) for the second straight day. across the waters, the mercury also climbs to 30°C (86°F) in downtown Vancouver.
4 June 1889, Bridgetown, New Brunswick: The Bridgetown Cyclone, a fierce wind and rain storm, pummels New Brunswick with pea-sized hail. Several barns demolished.
5 June 2007, Edmonton, Alberta: Tornadoes and nickel-sized hail hit the Edmonton area late in the afternoon. Residents observe one twister west of the city. A second tornado touches down south of Stony Plain. Heavy rain falls in the Edmonton neighbourhood of Castle Downs: 50 millimetres (2 inches) in half an hour.
6 June 1888, Southwestern Quebec: A tornado races between Cornwall, Ontario and Montreal, killing 3 and destroying 500 farm buildings.
6 June 2003, Port Alberni, British Columbia: Port Alberni's high of 34.7°C (94.5°F), smashing the old June mark by nearly 9 C degrees (16 F degrees).
6-10 June 1816: Quebec: Snow fell near Quebec City over the period accumulated to 30 cm (12 inches) with "drifts reaching the axel trees of carriages" during the infamous Year There Was No Summer. Montreal Gazette reports "Extraordinary Season" gave snow squalls to city on 6th and 8th.
7 June 1885, Parkhill and St. Thomas, Ontario: A severe thunderstorm drops hail up to 10 cm (4 inches) in diameter and spawns a tornado in Parkhill/St. Thomas. Homes and orchards are damaged.
8 June 2010, Western Alberta: Hail blankets parts of western Alberta as thunderstorms rumble across the foothills. Hinton is one of the hardest hit communities.
9 June 2004, Gananoque, Ontario: A line of intense thunderstorms marches through southern Ontario with strong downburst winds and a confirmed F1 tornado. Near Gananoque, a downburst sends a tree onto a home, killing a man standing on his front porch.
9 June 2005, Barrie, Ontario: A series of thunderstorms drops between 100 and 125 mm (3.93-4.92 inches) of rain on Barrie, bringing waist-deep flash flooding, and hail the size of pennies.
10 June 1880, Listowel, Ontario: A tornado 200 metres (660 ft) in width levels everything in its path. It lifts a man and carries him along at a "2.40 gait." He saves himself by grabbing a bridge as he passes.
11 June 1939, St John, Quebec: Tornado racing through town rips roofs off houses and topples trees. The storm damages decorations erected for visit of King George and Queen Elizabeth on the 12th.
12 June 1878, Lachute, Quebec: A heavy hailstorm drops egg-sized hailstones on Lachute. The accumulation halts train traffic.
13 June 1979, Dauphin, Manitoba: Temperatures soars to 37.3°C (99°F), the community's hottest June day.
14 June 1892, St Rose, Quebec: Six die and 26 are injured as a tornado tears through St Rose.
14 June 1969, Yukon Territory: Mercury soars to record highs at Mayo 36.1°C (97°F) and Whitehorse Riverdale 35.6°C (96°F)
15 June 1887, Regina, Saskatchewan: Regina's wettest day to date as 160.3 mm (6.31 inches) rain falls.
16 June 2001, Wakefield and Montreal, Quebec: A lightning strikes after the rain had ended and the sun was shining and kills a teenage girl south of Wakefield, Quebec. The same thunderstorm shocks eleven soccer players and spectators in a Montreal park. Though some are burned, none are seriously injured.
17 June 1946, Windsor to Tecumseh, Ontario: Third deadliest tornado in Canadian history strikes southwestern Ontario. Seventeen dead and hundreds injured. Damage conservatively estimated at $1.5 million.
18 June 1995, Thunder Bay, Ontario: Mercury soars to record high of 39 °C (102.2 °F)
19 June 1989, Central Saskatchewan: Eight tornadoes skip across central Saskatchewan. Winds gusting to 130 km/h (81 mph) and hail shreds crops at Blaine Lake.
20 June 1874, Southern Manitoba: Intense thunderstorm brings 8 hours of heavy rain and incredible lightning to southern Manitoba. Lightning stampedes herd of 250 police horses.
20 June 1991, Waterton Lakes, Alberta: Nearly 140 mm (5.5 inches) of rain deluges Waterton Lakes.
21 June 2004, Whitehorse, The Yukon: The mercury soars to 33.3°C (92°F) the hottest day in over 50 years, and breaking the old record for the day by 6.7 C° (12 F°). In addition, the Airport doubles its longest stretch of 30°C-plus (87°F) temperatures from four consecutive days to eight.
22 June 1922, Portage la Prairie, Manitoba: A derecho strikes this southern Manitoba town at 2 am. Five killed and scores injured. "Homes and business buildings collapsed like packs of cards." The storm originally identified as a tornado started in the Qu'Appelle Valley the previous evening and travelled through southern Manitoba before coming to an end in the Kenora area.
22 June 2003, Moosonee, Ontario: The mercury peaks at 35°C (95°F) in the northern community of Moosonee, the hottest June day ever recorded here.
22 June 2007, Elie, Manitoba: The first officially documented F5 tornado in Canada strikes this Manitoba town of 500. Video of the storm shows a heavy van is seen being whirled through the air. The tornado also tosses an almost intact house several hundred metres through the air before it disintegrated. The tornado travels across the landscape for about 35 minutes covering 5.5 km (3.4 miles) and leaving a damage path 300 meters (984 feet) wide. Wind speeds in the tornado are later estimated to be 420-510 km/h (260-316 mph) when the tornado was at its most intense. Fortunately, no fatalities or serious injuries are reported.
22 June 2010, Midland, Ontario: A powerful tornado rips through the small community of Midland, tearing off roofs, downing trees and closing the highway. The the brunt of the F2 tornado smashes Smith's Camp Trailer Park in the heart of town, overturning trailers and damaging much of the property. The storm dissipates just west of Waubaushene at the end of a 25 km (15.6 mile) track. At its maximum width, the damage pattern was about 300 metres (980 ft) wide. To compound nature's assault, magnitude 5.0 earthquake strikes in rural Quebec, sending tremors through Midland. Fortunately, the quake causes no damage, but the storm damage totals $15 million .
23 June 1941, Lethbridge, Alberta: Lethbridge's hottest June day on record 38.3°C (100.9°F).
23-26 June 2011, Peace River and Eastern Williston regions, British Columbia: Lingering, heavy rains deluge the Peace River and Eastern Williston regions with as much as 160 mm (6.3 inches) of rain. Over two days, Fort St. John reports 117 mm (4.6 inches) , while Dawson Creek sees 81 mm (3.2 inches). The bridge on Highway 97S south of Chetwynd over Fisher Creek collapses closing the highway.
24 June 1972, Maniaki, Quebec: A rare eastward moving tornado races through Maniwaki. The twister is spawned amid the remnants of Hurricane Agnes.
25 June 1988, Southwestern Ontario: The mercury soars to 40.2°C (104.4°F) in Windsor and 38.2°C (100.8°F) in London, both the hottest day ever recorded in these cities.
25 June 2009, Southwestern Ontario: A series of powerful thunderstorms develop during the late morning and afternoon spawning tornadoes in the Avon area north of Aylmer and in the Leamington area not far from Windsor. The Avon tornado is rated as an F- 2 storm.
26 June 1930, St. Lawrence River: Lightning strickes the John B. King drillship in the St. Lawrence River, igniting a store of dynamite onboard. The resulting explosion kills 30 and injures 11 others.
27 June 2002, Ottawa, Ontario: A torrential rainfall floods Ottawa's west end. Firefighters use boats to rescue stranded motorists from their submerged vehicles.
27 June 2007, Calgary, Alberta: A tornado east of Calgary destroys a barn and downs a power line that electrocutes a horse in a barbed-wire pen.
26-27 June 2002, Edmonton, Alberta: The mercury soars to 34°C (93°F) on June 26 and 33°C (91 °F) on the 27th causing the city to cancel Canada Day fireworks for the first time due to tinder-dry conditions in urban ravines and woodlots.
28 June 1897, Yellowknife, Northwest Territories: With an accumulation of 33.6 mm (1.32 inches), Yellowknife records its rainiest June day.
28 June 2010, Sherbrooke, Quebec: The Sherbrooke airport receives more than 40mm (1.5 inches) of rain in only a two hour time-frame.
29 June 1897, London, Ontario: A tornado in London destroys barns and orchards.
29 June 1957, Southeastern Ontario / Southwestern Quebec: The remnants of Hurricane Audrey hits the region with heavy rains and strong winds. As many as 15 deaths are attributed to the storm.
29 June, 1963, Livingston Ranger Station Lookout Tower, Alberta: The heaviest snowfall reported in one day recorded to date totals 111.8 cm (44 inches).
30 June 1792, Niagara Peninsula, Ontario: First recorded tornado in Canadian history strikes the Niagara Peninsula between Fonthill and Port Robinson, leveling some houses and uprooting trees between the communities.
30 June 1912, Regina, Saskatchewan: Deadliest tornado in Canadian history strikes Regina, 28 people are killed.
June 1997, Edmonton, Alberta: The city records 21 rainy days, tying the record for the most wet days originally set in 1915 and tied again in 1980. In total, 126.2 mm (4.97 inches) of rain fall, compared to a normal amount of 79.8 mm (3.14 inches).
1 June 1903, Gainesville and New Holland Georgia: A strong tornado estimated as F2-F4 level kills 104 people and injures 180. Fifty, including many children, killed when storm strikes the Gainesville Cotton Mill. The tornado strengthens and widens as it moved northeast to New Holland, killing 40 in that community.
1 June 1980, Falmouth, Maine: The eyesight of a Falmouth man is restored when he is struck by lightning. He had been blind since a truck accident in 1971.
1 June 2011, West Sprinfield, Massachusetts: Tearing a path of damage of 39 miles (62 km) long, an EF3 tornado causes significant damage in the West Sprinfield area. The tornado crosses the Connecticut River then inflicts serious damage in downtown Springfield. Several homes are entirely destroyed, and Cathedral High School sustains serious damage, whichat its widest point, the tornado is a half a mile (800 m) wide. Four people are killed and another 200 people injured.
2 June 1917, Tribune, Kansas: The temperature at Tribune drops to 30°F (-1.1 °C ) to establish the state record minimum for June.
2 June 2004, Wright, Kansas: Strong straight-line winds derail 68 empty grain cars of a Burlington Northern-Santa Fe train just west of Wright.
3 June 1959, Salden, Kansas: Up to 18 inches (45 cm) of hail fell for a record 85 minutes. Mercury from high of 80 °F (26.7 °C ) prior to the storm to 38 °F (3.3 °C) at the height of the storm.
3 June 1860, Comanche, Iowa: Iowa's infamous Comanche Tornado, likely an F5 storm, kills 92 and injures 200. Every home and business is destoyed. It is one of an outbreak of tornadoes to strike Iowa and Illinois that day.
4 June 1825, Long Island, New York: An early-season hurricane batters Long Island, leveling trees and causing damage to ships. The storm, which originated around Cuba, caused major damage along the Atlantic coast from Charleston, South Carolina to New York City.
4 June 1988, Glasgow and Havre, Montana: Extreme heat over the north central US sets daily record temperatures at Glasgow and Havre: 102°F (38.9 °C )
4 June 2009, Fairbanks, Alaska: Fairbanks hits 83°F (28.3 °C )
5 June 1859, Iowa to New England: Frost is reported from Iowa to New England, with the temperature dipping to 25 °F (-3.9 °C) in New York State, and up to two inches (5 cm) of snow blanket Ohio.
5 June 2010, Kankakee County, Illinois: An EF3 tornado races along an 80 mile (130 km) path through eastern Kankakee County touching the communities of Lostant, Streator, Dwight, Buckingham, Herscher, and St Anne. With winds estimated at 140 mph (225 km/h) did considerable damage.
6 June 1975, Alva, Oklahoma: A June tornado in Oklahoma is not an unusual event...unless it is a rare anticyclonic tornado. One is viewed near Alva on this day.
6 June 2002, Wye Mills, Maryland: A thunderstorm topples the massive Wye Oak, the living symbol of Maryland's state tree and designated the largest white oak in the country . The tree was estimated to be more than 460 years old and was 104 feet (31.7m) tall, with a trunk 32 feet (9.8 m) in circumference.
6 June 2010, Chittenango New York: A severe windstorm, first believed to be a tornado, strikes the Oz Festival in Chittenango, the birthplace of L. Frank Baum, the original author of the Oz series of books. Over 100 trees are downed and the whole event site is destroyed. Further investigation ascribes the damage to a microburst.
7 June 2009, Marquette, Michigan: In Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Marquette establishs a record low high with a chilly 50°F (10°C )
7-9 June 2008, New York, New York: New York City rset record high temperatures for three days running: 96 °F (35.6 °C , 96 °F (35.6 °C) , and 99 °F (37.2 °C).
8 June 1953, Flint, Michigan: An F5 monster tornado tears through portions of greater Flint, killing 116 people and injuring 844 along a 27-mile (43 km) path. The Flint-Beecher tornado, is the last tornado in the United States (as of this this date) to cause more than 100 fatalities. The Flint-Beecher tornado rates the ninth deadliest twister in US history.
8 June 2011, Wichita, Kansas: A "heat burst" hits Wichita near midnight as the temperature jumps from around 80°F (26.7°C) to 100°F (37.8°C) , then drops back down. The relative humidity dips from around 55% to 7%, then back up, all in less than two hours.
8-9 June 2011, Minneapolis, Minnesota: A sharp cold front crosses Minneapolis dropping the temperature from a high of 103°F (39.4°C) on the 8th to a low of 68°F (20°C) the next day.
9 June 2007, Denver, Colorado: The temperature at Denver International Airport plummets to 31 °F (-0.6 °C) at 5:44 am to set a new record low for the date, shattered the old record of 37 °F (2.8 °C). It also becomes the latest freeze on record for the city of Denver.
9 June 1853, Worcester, Massachusetts: A tornado strikes the town of Worcester killing 94 persons. The tornado cuts a path as much as a mile (1.6 km) wide as it spins through 46 miles (74 km) of Worcester County. Along the way it destroys steel towers designed to withstand winds of 375 mph (600 km/h).
10 June 1752, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: According to legend, on this day, Benjamin Franklin narrowly escapes electrocution while flying kite in thunderstorm. His observations lead him to conclude that lightning is a form of electricity.
11 June 1842, New Enland: A late season snowstorm blankets New England. Snow falling during the morning and early afternoon hours, accumulating to a depth of ten to twelve inches (25-30 cm) at Irasburg, Vermont. Berlin, New Hampshire sees eleven inches (27.5 cm) of snowfall during the day.
11 June 1877, Los Angeles, California: Los Angeles sizzles during a heat wave that peaks this day at 112°F (44.4 °C). It would be the all-time record for Los Angeles but official records did not begin until twenty days later. Over a century later, Los Angeles would again reach this temperature (26 June 1990).
11 June 1988, Arizona: Flagstaff is the coldest spot in the nation with a reading of 30°F (-1.1 °C) while Coolidge, just 180 miles (290 km) away, was the nation's hot spot with an afternoon high of 105°F (40.6 °C).
12 June 1899, New Richmond, Wisconsin: A killer tornado rampages through New Richmond, Wisconsin, 114 people die, many attending an outdoor circus.
12 June 1947, Wyoming: A heavy wet snow blankets much of southern and central Wyoming, gaving many places their heaviest and latest snow of record. Totals include 18.4 inches (46.7 cm) at Lander, 8.7 inches (22.1 cm) at Cheyenne, and 4.5 inches (11.4 cm) at Casper.
13 June (23 June current calendar) 1586, Roanoke Colony, North Carolina: First European report of waterspout off US coast by Ralph Lane, a member of Sir Francis Drake's fleet: "There were great spouts at the seas as though heaven and earth would have met."
13 June 1907, Tamarack, California: The coldest June day in the US occurs at Tamarack when the temperature slips to 2°F (-16.7 °C ). The high that day only rises to 30°F (-1.1 °C ).
14 June 1887, Lexington and Long Creek, Oregon: First documented Oregon tornadoes strike Lexington in Morrow County and Long Creek in Grant County, causing considerable damage to farmland and timber. In addition, the Lexington tornado results in one death, the only one ever reported from a tornado in Oregon.
14 June 1903, Heppner, Oregon: The Heppner Disaster occurred in Oregon. A cloudburst sends a flash flood down Willow Creek and a 20-foot (6.1 metre) wall of water sweeps away a third of the town in minutes, killing 236 residents.
14 June 2010, Monroe, Ohio: Lightning and subsequent fire destroys a 62-foot-tall "King of Kings" statue of Jesus with arms stretched toward the skies this evening. "Touchdown Jesus," as it is known locally because of the outstretched arms, has been a Butler County landmark since 2004.
15 June 1896, Fort Mojave, California: The temperature soars to 127 °F (52.8 °C), the hottest reading of record for June for the U.S. The low that day was 97 °F (36.1 °C ). Morning lows of 100 °F (37.8 °C ) were reported on the 12th, 14th and 16th of the month.
16 June 2004, Sioux Falls, South Dakota: A 2-hour rainstorm deluges southwest Sioux Falls with 7.79 inches (198 mm) of rain, flooding streets and homes. The Big Sioux River overflows closing several parks and bike trails.
17 June 1988, Georgia and the Carolinas: Thunderstorms produce large hail and damaging winds across Georgia and the Carolinas. Thunderstorm winds gust to 75 mph (120 km/h) at Eden, North Carolina.
17 June 2009, Abercrombie, North Dakota: Torrential rains drench Abercrombie with 7.5 inches (190.5 mm) of rain, shattering the previous daily maximum rainfall record of2.0 inches (50.8 mm) set in 1959 and exceeding the previous all-time rainfall record of 4.9 inches (124.5 mm) set on 30 June 1958.
17 June 2009, Aurora, Nebraska:A tornado levels a house knocks down power poles and overturns about a dozen railroad cars. The tornado is rated EF2, with winds between 111 and 135 mph (178-215 km/h).
18 June 1958, Carbon County, Montana: Hailstones up to four inches (10 cm) in diameter kill livestock as a storm passed from Joliet to Belfry
19 June 1990, Wichita, Kansass: A derecho hits Wichita during the late evening hours its 187 km/h (116 mph) winds reached topple trees, rip apart small buildings, and knock down over 1,000 power poles. The storm causes more than $50 million in damage.
19 June 2004, Annette Island, Alaska,: An all-time record high temperature is set: 93 °F (33.9 °C)
20 June, 1921, Circle, Montana: The town of Circle is deluged by 11.5 inches (292 mm) of rain in 24 hours, a record for the state. Circle received a total of 16.79 inches (426 mm) of rain that month to establish a Montana rainfall record in for any month of the year.
20 June, 1928, Greensburg, Kansas: A Greensburg-area farmer gets a unique view into the core of a tornado hovering overhead. He described its interior as "rotating clouds lit with constant flashes of lightning and a strong gassy odor with a screaming, hissing sound."
20 June, 2000, Barrow, Alaska: The town of Barrow on Alaska's North Slope experiences its first recorded thunderstorm which dropped 0.16 inches (4.1 mm) of rain in just a couple minutes.
20 June, 2011, Lund, Nevada:A record low temperature for the day is set at Lund, 33°F (0.6°C)
21 June 1893, Dodge City, Kansas,: The temperature soars to 106°F (41°C) during the midst of a blistering heat wave.
21 June 2005, Colorado Springs, Colorado,: Slow-moving, intense thunderstorm dumps as much as a foot (30 cm) of hail in southeastern areas of Colorado Springs. The city uses snowplows to clear a major thoroughfare. Heavy rainfall associated with the storm flooded city streets with up to 4 feet (1.2 meters) of water, trapping dozens of motorists
22 June 1947, Holt, Missouri: Heavy rains deluge Holt as a foot (300 mm) of rain falls in 42 minutes, still a world's record rainfall rate for fastest foot of rain accumulation.
22 June 1972, Pennsylvania/New York: Heavy rains (12 inches / 305 mm) from ex-hurricane Agnes flood parts of Pennsylvania and New York causing much damage and many deaths. Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania reports 122 dead, $2.1 billion in damage.
22 June 2003, Aurora, Nebraska: A hailstone measuring 6.5 inches (16.5 cm) in diameter with a circumference of 17.3 inches (43.9 cm) and weighing 1.33 pounds (0.60 kg) falls. The National Weather Service reports this is the second largest hailstone ever documented in the U.S. by weight, and the largest by size.
22 June 2009, Florida:Temperature records tumble with Vero Beach leading the record heat parade with a record high of 102°F (38.9 °C) and a heat index of 111°F (43.9 °C). Elsewhere in the state, Tallahassee hits 103°F (39.4 °C); Daytona and West Palm Beach, 96°F (35.6 °C) and Miami 98.°F (36.7 °C) .
23 June 1902, Volcano Springs, California: The temperature at Volcano Springssets a US temperature record for June when it reaches 129°F (53.9 °C) .
24 June 1954, Texas: Hurricane Alice floods Lower Rio Grande Valley with 27 inches (686 mm) of rain. U.S. 90 roadway 30 feet (9.1 m) below high water.P>24 June 2010, Bridgeport, Connecticut: Three people are injured when an EF-1 tornado with winds of 100 mph (160 km/h) rips through Bridgeport. The storm topples trees and power lines and collapses buildings, and even sweeps through a museum dedicated to flamboyant showman P.T. Barnum.
25 June 2008, Missouri: Thunderstorms deluge northern Missouri and sections of central Illinois with 6 to 8 inches (15-20 mm) of rain. Linneus, Missouri was hardest hit with 8.61 inches (219 mm) while nearby Ethel reported 7.88 inches (200 mm) and Gallatin 6.80 inches (172 mm).
26 June 1931, Anchorage, Alaska: The temperature soars to 92 °F (33.3 °C), their hottest reading of record to date.
26 June 1985, Great Salt Lake, Utah: A spectacular waterspout develops at 5:20 AM (MST) from a thunderstorm stationaryover the south end of the Great Salt Lake. Spout is visible 20 miles (32 km) away and lasts four minutes.
26 June 2011, Childress, Texas: As drought and intense heat continue to plague West Texas, Childress hits 117°F (47.2 °C), the highest temperature in the nation this day. The reading ties the all-time highest temperature at Childress set on June 27, 1994.
27 June 1915, Fort Yukon, Alaska: The temperature soars to 100 °F (37.8 °C), the state's hottest day on record.
27 June 1957, Louisiana Coast: Hurricane Audrey makes landfall along the Gulf Coast over 400 die many in the storm surge from the strongest June hurricane on record.
27 June 1988, Erie, Pennsylvania: Although Erie's weather records date back to 1873, the high this date was its first recording of 100 °F (37.8 °C). It was, until this date, one of the few non-mountainous locations in the Lower 48 States not to have reached 100°F.
27 June 2004, Guam: Tropical Storm Tingting deluges the island with 16 inches of rain (406 mm), shattering the daily rainfall record of 3.16 inches (80.3 mm) set in 1962.
27 June 1994, Waste Isolation. Pilot Plant, New Mexico: High temperatures in the Southwest as New Mexico sets its hottest temperature ever: 122°F (50 °C).
27 June 1994, Tipton, Oklahoma: All-time record temperatures for the state tied at Tipton: 120°F (48.9 °C).
27 June 2011, Las Vegas, Nevada: The National Weather Service reports a record "dew point depression" of 129 Fahrenheit degrees (71.7 Celsius degrees) in Las Vegas. At the time, the air temperature was 107°F (41.7 °C) with a dew point of -22°F (-30 °C) . (The dew point depression is the difference between the air temperature and dew point temperature.) At this time the relative humidity read 1%. The previous record dew point depression was 120 Fahrenheit degrees (66.7 Celsius degrees) set on July 2, 2007.
28 June 1892, Orogrande, Utah: The temperature at Orogrande soars to 116°F (46.7 °C) to establish the state record high for the month.
28 June 1975, Oak Brook, Illinois: Lee Trevino and two other golfers are struck by lightning at the Western Open golf tournament.
28 June 1994, Monahans, Texas: All-time record temperatures for the state tied at Monahans: 120°F (48.9 °C).
29 June 1931, Monticello, Florida: The temperature at Monticello hits 109 °F (42.8 °C) to establish an all-time record for the state.
29 June 1994, Arizona and Nevada: Persistent extreme heat in the Southwest as Arizona 128°F (53.3 °C) at Lake Havasu City and Nevada 125°F (51.7 °C) at Laughlin set all-time record high temperatures on the same date.
30 June 1942, Portland, Oregon: Portland's temperature peaks at 102°F (38.9°C) to establish an all-time record for the city that has since been broken.
30 June 2011, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: Oklahoma City records its 30th day in June with temperature above 90°F (32.2°C), breaking the old mark for the month of 27 set a century ago in 1911, the month also sets a new record of temperatures above 100°F (37.8°C).
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