Although June temperatures to date have been particularly cold in California, they have been warmer than average nearly everywhere east of the Rockies.
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- Monthly total number of daily high temperature and low temperature records set in the U.S. for June 2010 through June 9, 2011, data from NOAA National Climatic Data Center, background image © Kevin Ambrose (www.weatherbook.com). Includes historical daily observations archived in NCDC's Cooperative Summary of the Day data set and preliminary reports from Cooperative Observers and First Order National Weather Service stations. All stations have a Period of Record of at least 30 years.
- Cumulative excess of heat records vs. cold records by month for 2010 and 2011 to date, data source as above
- Preliminary June 2011 to date monthly temperature departure from climatological average from NOAA/NCEP via ESRL