Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
135 AM PDT FRI JUL 1 2016

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...THE SPOKANE WA AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 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   06/28/2015
 LOW               33   06/01/1984
HIGHEST            96   06/06        MM      MM      105  06/28
LOWEST             40   06/15        MM      MM       43  06/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     76.8              73.8     3.0     84.8
AVG. MINIMUM     52.9              50.4     2.5     58.0
MEAN             64.8              62.1     2.7     71.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      7               1.0     6.0        8
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         5.12   1888
 MINIMUM         0.01   1919
TOTALS           0.51              1.25   -0.74     0.07
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.04   -0.02     0.00
DAYS >= .01         6               7.9    -1.9        2
DAYS >= .10         2               3.9    -1.9        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.24   06/09 TO 06/10           06/01 TO 06/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2008
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1        34.2              44.9   -10.7     17.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   06/30 TO 06/30           06/30 TO 06/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     110               136     -26       25
 SINCE 7/1       5588              6593   -1005     5420
COOLING TOTAL     114                49      65      225
 SINCE 1/1        126                63      63      257
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/230    DATE  06/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/240    DATE  06/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             18
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     49

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     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 2016 FINISHED WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL ACROSS NORTHEAST
WASHINGTON INTO THE NORTH IDAHO PANHANDLE.  HOWEVER THE MONTH HAD
SEVERAL SWINGS IN THE WEATHER.  THE MONTH STARTED OFF WARM WITH A
HEAT WAVE HITTING FROM THE 4TH THROUGH THE 7TH WITH HIGH
TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER TO MID 90S.  THE PATTERN THEN CHANGED
THROUGH THE 25TH WITH SEVERAL LOW PRESSURE SYSTEMS PASSING THROUGH
BRINGING COOLER WEATHER...SCATTERED SHOWERS...AND ISOLATED
THUNDERSTORMS. THE COOLEST DAYS WERE THE 10TH AND 24TH WHERE RAIN
KEPT HIGH TEMPERATURES IN THE UPPER 50S TO NEAR 60.  THE MONTH
FINISHED ON A WARM NOTE AS HIGH PRESSURE RETURNED WITH HIGH
TEMPERATURES BACK UP INTO THE UPPER 80S TO MID 90S FROM THE 27TH
THROUGH THE 30TH.

TWO RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE SET DURING THE MONTH AT THE
SPOKANE AIRPORT.  HIGH TEMPERATURES OF 95 AND 96 DEGREES WERE SET
ON THE 5TH AND 6TH RESPECTIVELY.



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