June Weather Outlook
Thursday, June 2, 2016
June 2016 Outlook for Ohio
Written by Dr. Jay Hobgood, The Ohio State University
The average temperature for June will be near normal. Precipitation will also be close to normal
for the month.
June marks the beginning of meteorological summer and
weather systems tend to move more slowly as the jet stream shifts farther
north. High pressure over the Atlantic
Ocean will transport warm humid air over Ohio during much of the month.
Occasionally, masses of cooler drier air will
move south from Canada and give us a break from the humidity. Clusters of thunderstorms known as Mesoscale
Convective Systems (MCSs) can form west of Ohio and bring severe weather to the
state. MCSs can bring heavy rain, high
winds and hail.
Overall, it looks like
we can expect to see the usual mixture of weather that Ohio experiences during