DENISON, Texas (KTEN) – Meteorological summer has officially kicked off in Texoma! June 1 to August 31 is deemed “meteorological summer” since this time period is observed as the warmest time of the calendar year in the Northern Hemisphere. 

As opposed to astronomical summer, meteorological summer better aligns with the weather at that time of year.

As we all know, it can get very hot in Texoma. In fact, the record for the all-time highest temperature in meteorological summer in Sherman was set on August 10, 1936 at 113°. The lowest high temperature ever in Sherman during meteorological summer was set on June 1, 1903 and June 17, 1961 at 64°.

Weather Records for Meteorological Summer in Texoma

 

The all-time record for largest rainfall total in one day during meteorological summer was set on August 28, 1920 with 8.40”... impressive!

The forecast for the first week of meteorological summer calls for slightly above average temperatures and day-to-day storm chances. Keep the KTEN Weather App downloaded for the latest weather information.