Last Updated on June 4, 2023 7:33 pm
Summer-like temperatures were in full force on Saturday as Boone recorded the hottest day of the year so far. The Watauga Medical Center reporting station topped out at 81.3 degrees, marking the first time high temperatures have been above 81 or above since September 21, 2022.
For reference here are the highest recorded Top 5 temperatures for any June, according to the State Climate Office:
94°F Boone Jun 29, 1936
93°F Boone Jun 28, 1952
93°F Boone Jun 30, 1936
92°F Boone Jun 13, 1951
91°F Boone Jun 18, 1944