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Back-to-back low temperatures of 45 degrees or lower in June occurs for first time in 10 years

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Last Updated on June 5, 2022 6:52 pm

Over the weekend low temperatures in Boone reached a milestone that had not occurred in 10 years.

As lows reached 45.1 degrees on Saturday morning and 43.2 degrees on Sunday morning, that marked the first time since June 2012 of back-to-back days of 45 degrees or colder in June. June 2012 recorded 44 degrees on June 2 and 41 degrees on June 3.

Temperatures in the 40s in June are not as uncommon as you might think, as it's happen 26 times since 2012. Below is breakdown by year over the last 10 years:

June 2022 – 2 days
2021 – 4 days
2020 – 3 days
2019 – 0 days
2018 – 1 day
2017 – 4 days
2016 – 5 days
2015 – 1 day
2014 – 1 day
2013 – 1 day
2012 – 6 days

On a side note, the coldest June temperatures on record for Watauga County are:

33°F Blowing Rock 1nw June 11, 1972
33°F Boone June 2, 1966
33°F Boone June 15, 1933
34°F Blowing Rock 1nw June 8, 1977
34°F Boone June 1, 1966

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