Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
413 AM PDT WED JUL 1 2015

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...THE WENATCHEE WA PANGBORN FIELD CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1959 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             109   06/28/2015
 LOW               38   06/03/1976
HIGHEST           109R  06/28        MM      MM       91  06/23
LOWEST             52   06/13        MM      MM       50  06/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.5              78.3    12.2     80.8
AVG. MINIMUM     64.6              55.1     9.5     58.0
MEAN             77.6              66.7    10.9     69.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     15               2.9    12.1        1
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         1.87   1972
 MINIMUM         0.01   1999
TOTALS           0.04              0.60   -0.56     0.44
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.02   -0.02     0.01
DAYS >= .01         1               4.4    -3.4        5
DAYS >= .10         0               1.9    -1.9        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.04   06/29 TO 06/29           06/12 TO 06/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
TOTALS             MM                MM      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1          MM                MM      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0        MM                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM                                 MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                                 MM

DEGREE_DAYS
COOLING TOTAL     383               292      91      156
 SINCE 1/1        482               439      43      214
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/310    DATE  06/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/320    DATE  06/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)    0
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           28
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              2
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     29

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

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JUNE 2015 WAS THE WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD FOR NORTH CENTRAL
WASHINGTON.  WENATCHEE RECORDED AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 77.6
DEGREES...THE WARMEST EVER RECORDED FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE. MOST OF
THE MONTH HAD ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES WITH A HEAT WAVE OCCURRING
FROM THE 6TH THROUGH THE 10TH...AND THEN A HISTORIC HEAT WAVE FROM
THE 26TH THROUGH THE 30TH. THE HOT TEMPERATURES PEAKED ON THE 28TH.
THE WENATCHEE AIRPORT RECORDED A HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 109 DEGREES
SETTING A NEW RECORD FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE.  OTHER NOTEWORTHY HIGH
TEMPS FROM THE 28TH INCLUDE 113 AT CHIEF JOSEPH DAM...112 MOSES
LAKE...AND 110 AT CHELAN...EPHRATA AND OMAK. NIGHT TIME LOWS WERE
ALSO ABNORMALLY WARM...WITH A LOW OF 77 DEGREES ON THE 28TH SETTING
A RECORD FOR THE WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURES FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE.

MOST OF THE MONTH WAS SUNNY AND DRY...EXCEPT FOR A COUPLE
THUNDERSTORM EVENTS.  ON THE 1ST THUNDERSTORMS ON THE WATERVILLE
PLATEAU PRODUCED 0.70 INCHES OF RAIN IN 25 MINUTES IN MANSFIELD. 15
MILES ENE OF ROYAL CITY...HEAVY RAIN CAUSED WATER AND DEBRIS TO COME
ACROSS HIGHWAY 272.  FOLLOWING THESE THUNDERSTORMS...A STEADY RAIN
OCCURRED NEAR THE CANADIAN BORDER WITH REPUBLIC AND THE NORTH
PORTION OF THE OKANOGAN VALLEY PICKING UP NEARLY AN INCH OF RAIN.
ADDITIONAL THUNDERSTORMS OCCURRED ON THE 28TH AND 29TH WHICH SPARKED
FIRES NEAR LAKE CHELAN...THE WATERVILLE PLATEAU...AND SADDLE
MOUNTAINS.

SEVERAL RECORDS WERE TIED OR EXCEEDED DURING THE MONTH AT THE
WENATCHEE AIRPORT.  THIS INCLUDES 99...103...99...96...102...
105...AND 109 DEGREES SET ON THE 7TH...8TH...9TH...10TH...26TH
...27TH...AND 28TH RESPECTIVELY. THE HIGH OF 109 DEGREES ON THE 28TH
BROKE THE JUNE TEMPERATURE RECORD OF 105 SET BACK ON JUNE 17TH 1961.
THIS TIED THE ALL TIME RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE AT THE WENATCHEE
AIRPORT AND WAS 1 DEGREE SHY OF THE ALL TIME RECORD OF 110 SET AT
THE WENATCHEE WATERPLANT. RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURES OF
69...73...70...68...66...72...74...77...AND 73 DEGREES WERE SET ON
THE 7TH...8TH...9TH...10TH...11TH...26TH...27TH...28TH...AND 29TH
RESPECTIVELY. THE LOW OF 77 DEGREES ON THE 28TH SET A RECORD FOR THE
WARMEST JUNE LOW TEMPERATURE.
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