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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1235 AM MDT TUE AUG 2 2016

....PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE JOHNSON
COUNTY AIRPORT NEAR BUFFALO FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016...

NOTE...THERE WERE 2 DAYS OF MISSING DATA DURING JULY.

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN SEPTEMBER 2016 FROM THE NATIONAL CENTER
FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION HTTP://WWW.NCEI.NOAA.GOV/OL/
CLIMATEDATA.HTML). UNOFFICIAL ASOS DAILY SUMMARIES ARE AVAILABLE ON
THE INTERNET AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/CLIMATE/INDEX.PHP?WFO=RIW

...BUFFALO WAS WARMER AND RECORD DRY FOR JULY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BUFFALO IN JULY WAS 73.7 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 3.0 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH
WAS 101 DEGREES ON THE 22ND AND THE COLDEST WAS 50 DEGREES ON THE
16TH. SEVERAL NEW RECORD HIGHS OCCURRED DURING THE MONTH...

97 DEGREES ON THE 19TH...OLD RECORD WAS 97 IN 2012
99 DEGREES ON THE 20TH...OLD RECORD WAS 96 IN 2007
99 DEGREES ON THE 21ST...TIED OLD RECORD OF 99 IN 2007
101 DEGREES ON THE 22ND...OLD RECORD WAS 99 IN 2013
97 DEGREES ON THE 25TH...TIED OLD RECORD WAS 97 IN 2011
99 DEGREES ON THE 30TH...OLD RECORD WAS 98 IN 2000

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.49 INCHES...WHICH WAS 30
PERCENT OF NORMAL...AND MAKING IT THE 5TH DRIEST JULY SINCE RECORDS
STARTED IN 1998. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE
26TH...WHEN 0.21 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. NO DAILY
PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND
GUST WAS 53 MPH ON THE 4TH.

...THE BUFFALO WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1998 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   07/14/2002
 LOW               41   07/12/2008
HIGHEST           101   07/22
LOWEST             50   07/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.6              84.7     4.9
AVG. MINIMUM     57.9              56.8     1.1
MEAN             73.7              70.7     3.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     14
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.24   2009
 MINIMUM         0.07   1999
TOTALS           0.49              1.66   -1.17
DAILY AVG.       0.02
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.21   07/26 TO 07/26

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       1                25     -24
 SINCE 7/1          1                25     -24
COOLING TOTAL     261               203      58
 SINCE 1/1        401               261     140
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/280    DATE  07/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/280    DATE  07/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           30
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              1
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     40

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             14     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

LOOKING AHEAD TO AUGUST 2016...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 86 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 54 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 80
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 51. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.81 INCHES.

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