Old Forecaster: Redding Weather Outlook, June 20-26

Weather Discussion: A strong high-pressure ridge will move over the western U.S. and we will start the week off with the hottest weather so far this year. Redding should be near 100 on Monday (June 20th) and 100 to 105 on Tuesday. The high-pressure area will begin to weaken Wednesday and this will allow temperatures to slowly cool back to near normal for this time of year (lower 90s) by the end of the week. Sunny skies are expected all week.

Extended Weather Outlook, June 27 through July 3: The high pressure area over the western U.S. will remain relatively weak. We will have sunny skies through the period but temperatures will stay at or just a little above normal. This means high temperatures in the low- to mid-90s.

Redding Weather Almanac:

Monday, June 20:
Normal high temperature: 92. Record high for this date: 109, in 1961.
Normal low temperature: 64. Record low for this date: 49, in 1943.

Sunday, June 26:
Normal high temperature: 92. Record high for this date: 113, in 2006.
Normal low temperature: 64. Record low for this date: 49, in 1943.

We will lose 1 minute of daylight this week. The summer solstice (first day of summer) is Tuesday (June 21st) at 10:15 a.m.
Sunrise on June 20 is 5:39 a.m., with sunset at 8:44 p.m.
Sunrise on June 26 is 5:40 a.m. with sunset at 8:44 p.m.

-The Old Forecaster

Chris Fontana, aka The Old Forecaster, started his career as a meteorologist with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Sacramento. After four years as a weather officer in the U.S. Air Force, Chris transferred to the NWS office in Redding, where he was the meteorologist in charge from 1976 until the office closed in 1996. From 1996 until his 2005 retirement, he was the meteorologist in charge of the U.S. Forest Service Predictive Service Unit. Chris and his wife Jane have been married over 40 years and he works as a window covering installer in her business, Westwood Window Coverings.

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Chris Fontana
-- a.k.a. "the Old Forecaster" -- started his career as a meteorologist with the National Weather Service (NWS) in Sacramento. After four years as a weather officer in the USAF he transferred to the NWS office in Redding. He was the meteorologist in charge of the Redding office from 1976 until it closed in 1996. From 1996 until his retirement in 2005, he was the meteorologist in charge of the USFS Predictive Service Unit. Chris and his wife Jane have been married over 40 years and he works as a window covering installer in her business, Westwood Window Coverings.
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1 Response

  1. Avatar Caelia Shortface says:

    Anyone else starting to miss the rain? ha

    But seriously, thanks for the extended forecast Chris