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Just 3 days of 90-degree weather in May; June starts cool

Cool weather is forecast for Monday
Cool weather is forecast for Monday National Weather Service

May temperatures were on the cool side and June is starting off the same way.

Sacramento only had three days of 90 degree weather in May. The normal number of days of 90-degree or above weather for May in Sacramento is 7.

June is similarly starting off coolish. The high on Monday is expected to only be 78 degrees, which is 6 degrees below normal for June 1.

The cool weather has stymied tomato growth but made for some fantastic bicycling, running and walking weather. No 90-degree weather is expected the entire week in Sacramento.

Courtesy of the National Weather Service, the average number of days per month with 90 degrees or higher in Sacramento:

April: 1

May: 7

June: 14

July: 23

August: 20

September: 15

October: 4

The detailed, 7-day forecast from the NWS for the Sacramento region:

Monday: A slight chance of sprinkles before 11am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 78. South wind 6 to 8 mph.

Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 53. South southeast wind 5 to 11 mph.

Tuesday: Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 84. Light and variable wind becoming west southwest around 6 mph in the afternoon.

Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 53. West southwest wind 5 to 7 mph becoming south in the evening.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83. South southwest wind around 7 mph.

Wednesday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 53.

Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

Thursday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 54.

Friday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 83.

Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Saturday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 82.

Saturday night: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly cloudy, with a low around 56.

Sunday: A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly sunny, with a high near 81.

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