June was hottest since 1933 for contiguous United States – NOAA

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The month of June in the contiguous United States was the warmest since 1933, and the second-warmest since record-keeping began in 1895, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

Above-average temperatures were widespread in the West and along the Southeast coast, with 16 states reporting much warmer than average temperatures. California, Idaho, Oregon, Utah, and Washington were each record warm for June temperatures.

The Northeast and Great Lakes region experienced near- to below-average June temperatures, while Alaska was the sixth warmest in 91 years of record-keeping.

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