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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DENVER/BOULDER CO
515 PM MDT SAT JUL 2 2016

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...THE DENVER CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   06/26/2012
                        06/25/2012
 LOW               30   06/02/1951

HIGHEST            98   06/21
LOWEST             49   06/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.5              82.4     3.1     82.9
AVG. MINIMUM     56.2              52.3     3.9     56.1
MEAN             70.8              67.4     3.4     69.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     12               7.9     4.1        6
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.96   1882
 MINIMUM            T   1890
TOTALS           1.62              1.98   -0.36     2.53
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.07   -0.02     0.08
DAYS >= .01         7               8.4    -1.4       13
DAYS >= .10         4               4.6    -0.6        5
DAYS >= .50         1               1.4    -0.4        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.63   06/13 TO 06/13           06/05 TO 06/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       4                62     -58       11
 SINCE 7/1       5560              6058    -498     5583
COOLING TOTAL     185               133      52      154
 SINCE 1/1        188               155      33      158

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/08/1962
 LATEST       06/08/2007
EARLIEST      04/01             10/07
LATEST        05/08             05/05
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/168
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/270    DATE  06/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/260    DATE  06/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             20
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     52

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             13     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.
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............JUNE 2016 WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL............

UPPER LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATED THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN REGION FOR
THE MAJORITY OF THE MONTH RESULTED IN A DRIER AND WARMER THAN NORMAL
JUNE. THE MONTH STARTED OFF SOMEWHAT COOL AND WET WITH BELOW NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION ON THE FIRST. UPPER LEVEL HIGH
PRESSURE BUILT INTO THE REGION ON THE 2ND BRINGING ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES TO NORTHEASTERN COLORADO FROM THE 2ND THROUGH THE 12TH.
THIS WAS MOSTLY A DRY PERIOD...HOWEVER DENVER DID RECEIVE SOME
MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION ON THE 6TH AND THE 12TH. AN UPPER LEVEL
TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE BROUGHT COOLER TEMPERATURES AND PRECIPITATION
TO THE AREA ON THE 13TH. THIS SYSTEM ALSO PRODUCED SEVERE WEATHER
ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE PALMER DIVIDE AND PLAINS EAST OF DENVER. THE
MONTH ENDED ON A WARM AND DRY NOTE WITH 14 OF THE LAST 17 DAYS OF
THE MONTH HAVING ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND VERY LITTLE
PRECIPITATION.

TEMPERATURES:

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AT DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT FOR THE
MONTH WAS 70.8 DEGREES F, WHICH WAS 3.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE
WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD OCCURRED BACK IN 2012...WITH AN AVERAGE
MONTHLY TEMPERATURE OF 75.0 DEGREES F. THE COLDEST JUNE ON RECORD
WAS 60.6 DEGREES F BACK IN 1967. THERE WERE 12 DAYS DURING THE MONTH
IN WHICH THE TEMPERATURE REACHED OR EXCEEDED 90 DEGREES. ON THE
21ST...THE TEMPERATURE CLIMBED TO 98 DEGREES F WHICH IS THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE OF 49 DEGREES F
OCCURRED ON THE MORNING OF THE 2ND.

TEN WARMEST JUNE`S IN DENVER WEATHER HISTORY SINCE 1872:

75.0 2012
73.5 1994
73.4 1956
72.8 2006...1933
72.6 1990
72.0 1952...1881
71.9 1980...1977

TEN COLDEST JUNE`S IN DENVER WEATHER HISTORY SINCE 1872:

60.6 1967
60.9 1951
61.0 1928
61.5 1969...1904
61.7 1895
62.0 1945
62.1 2003...1915
62.2 1995

PRECIPITATION:

PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE AT DENVER INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
WAS 1.62 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.36 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 1.98
INCHES. THERE WERE 6 DAYS WITH MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION DURING THE
MONTH. 0.63 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 13TH INTO THE 27TH
...WHICH IS THE GREATEST DAILY AMOUNT FOR THE MONTH.

TEN WETTEST JUNE`S IN DENVER WEATHER HISTORY SINCE 1872:

4.96 INCHES 1882
4.86 INCHES 2009
4.69 INCHES 1967
4.14 INCHES 1965
3.99 INCHES 2005
3.95 INCHES 2003...1949
3.83 INCHES 1970
3.59 INCHES 1963
3.55 INCHES 1923

TEN DRIEST JUNE`S IN DENVER WEATHER HISTORY SINCE 1872:

TRACE       1890
0.08 INCHES 1916
0.09 INCHES 1980...1881
0.12 INCHES 2006...1952
0.13 INCHES 1893
0.16 INCHES 1933
0.17 INCHES 1930
0.19 INCHES 1922

THERE WERE 13 DAYS IN WHICH THUNDER WAS OBSERVED AT DENVER
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THERE WERE NO DAYS WITH DENSE FOG WITH A
VISIBILITY AT OR BELOW 1/4 MILE DURING THE MONTH. THE PEAK WIND
GUST OF 56 MPH FROM THE WEST OCCURRED ON THE 24TH.

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