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Airports in Fargo and Grand Forks reported the warmest June on record



Fargo, North Dakota – This June was the warmest on record for Fargo and the Grand Forks International Airport, according to the National Weather Service at Grand Forks, which is located in Grand Forks.

Fargo experienced an average temperature of 74.8 degrees, which is one degree higher than the previous record, which was established in 1988.

Dan Riddle, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service, explained that the record overnight low temperatures contributed to the record daily average.

“Our overall average low temperatures were very warm,” Riddle said. “If you look at the average low temperature – that also was the warmest ever with the average low temperature being 63.7, and nearly four degrees above the previous record of 60.1.”

According to Riddle, the month of June 2018 had an average temperature of 85.9 degrees and was the fourth highest on record for high temperatures.

The Grand Forks Airport saw an average temperature of 71.6 degrees Fahrenheit throughout the day. That is a difference of 0.2 degrees from the previous record, which was achieved in 1988.