June 2012: Another Warmer than Average Month?

The summer of 2012 probably won’t be as hot as the record scorch-fest in 2011, but it’s likely to be hotter than average. And June is projected to be 4th month in a row of very warm temperatures compared to normal.

The Climate Prediction Center (CPC) June 2012 outlook is much like that of April and May in regards to temperatures: warmer than average numbers are in the cards for Texoma.

The odds of a warmer than average versus an average June temperature are 3 to 2 in favor of the warmer; and the odds of a warmer compared to a cooler than normal June are 5 to 2. Here's the map:


Texoma is just outside the "50" contour, which means the odds of a warmer than average June are just under 50%, while the odds for average June heat are about 33%, and those for a cooler than average June only about 17%.

Thirty-day outlooks have considerable error but the overall pattern favors a ridge aloft, which usually brings on the heat this time of year.

Take Care,

Steve LaNore

Chief Meteorologist


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  • by Thomas GX "Ralph" Location: Vancouver Metro on Jul 1, 2012 at 04:57 AM
    Your smiling Steve, i meet in Vancouver Canada . He got to Calgary Alberta, the Rockie Mtns. and Whistler BC. Of course it is cooler here, with Rain. Personable weather man you have. Cheers from "Ralph" Steve, nice to meet you.
  • by Anonymous Location: Durant on Jun 25, 2012 at 08:50 PM
    Do you think we might have any chance of rain for the next month? We haven't got rain for the last 10 day's, and the 10 day forecast shows no rain chances, so it look's to be pretty dry.
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