Climate characteristic of June, 2022
The average air temperature in Belarus for June 2022 was 19.0°C, which is 2.0°C higher than the climatic norm. June of this year entered the 10 warmest first summer months, taking 7th place.
Deviation of the average air temperature in June for the period 1991-2022 from the climatic norm (°C)
A positive anomaly of air temperature was observed throughout the country, which was mainly in the range from 1.0 to 2.5°C. The largest positive deviation from the norm was noted in the east of the country at the Mogilev station (3.5°C). The smallest is in the north-east at the Yezerishche station (0.8°C).
In the regional context, the highest values of positive anomalies of the average monthly air temperature were noted in the Mogilev and Gomel regions (2.2°C), in the Vitebsk region the deviations were the smallest (1.6°C).
Deviation (°c) of the average air temperature in June from the climatic norm on the territory of Belarus
The average air temperature of all three decades was above normal. The third decade turned out to be very hot with a positive anomaly of 3.7°C, respectively.
The average air temperature and climatic norm for the decades of June 2022 on the territory of Belarus
The daytime temperature during the month was mostly + 20 + 29°C, and on the warmest days it rose to +30°C or more. The maximum value (+34.3°C) air temperature reached on June 28 at the Lelchitsy station.
The air temperature at night during the month was mainly in the range of + 10 + 19°C. The minimum air temperature was recorded at the Yezerishche station on June 1 and was + 3.7°C.
From June 24 to June 30, an intense heat wave was observed: for 7 days, the average daily air temperature in most of the country exceeded the norm by 5°C or more. In June, it was also noted from 1 to 9 days with a maximum air temperature of + 30°C or more, with a norm for this month of 1-3 days. On some days of the third decade, tropical nights were recorded mainly in the south of the country (the minimum air temperature per night was +20°C or more).
During the month, an average of 65.5 mm of precipitation fell in the republic, which amounted to 91% of the climatic norm. On the territory of the country, the humidification conditions were heterogeneous: for the most part, 60-140% of the norm fell. According to individual observation points on the territory of the Brest and Gomel regions, half of the precipitation norm for a month or less fell.
Deviation (%) of the monthly precipitation amount for June from the climatic norm on the territory of Belarus
By regions, the most precipitation was recorded in the territory of the Vitebsk region - an average of 89.2 mm or 117% of the norm in the region. Least of all – on the territory of the Brest region -39.5 mm or 55% of the norm.
The amount of precipitation for June 2022 and the climatic norm by regions and on the territory of Belarus
There was a shortage of precipitation in the first and second decades (65 and 75% of the norm fell, respectively). The third decade was wet (32.8 mm or 126% of the norm was noted).
Precipitation and climatic norm for the decades of June 2022 on the territory of Belarus
Precipitation fell in the form of rains. Thunderstorms were observed everywhere, hail in some areas, fogs at night and in the morning.
On the territory of the country, there was an increase in wind speed with gusts up to 15 m/s and more. The maximum wind speed for the month was registered at the Bragin station on June 29 (28 m/s).