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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SEATTLE WA
438 PM PDT WED JUL 1 2015

...RECORD WARM TEMPERATURES FOR JUNE IN WESTERN WASHINGTON...
...VERY DRY LATE SPRING AND EARLY SUMMER...

JUNE 2015 WILL GO DOWN AS THE WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD FOR MOST OF
WESTERN WASHINGTON. SEA-TAC AIRPORT AND BELLINGHAM WON THE TRIFECTA
BY SETTING THE WARMEST AVERAGE HIGH...AVERAGE LOW...AND OVERALL
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE RECORDS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE. THE RANKINGS ARE
IN PARENTHESIS NEXT TO THEIR VALUES.

LOCATION            AVG JUNE HIGH   AVG JUNE LOW    AVG JUNE TEMP

SEA-TAC AIRPORT        78.9(1)         56.4(1)         67.7(1)
OLYMPIA                79.9(1)         50.2(4)         65.1(1)
QUILLAYUTE             69.4(1)         48.2(14)        58.8(3)
HOQUIAM                66.9(5)         52.1(10)        59.5(4)
BELLINGHAM             73.6(1)         54.5(1)         64.0(1)

THE TREND OF BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION CONTINUED FOR WESTERN
WASHINGTON INTO JUNE. JUNE 2015 WAS IN THE TOP 5 DRIEST FOR MANY
AREAS. WHEN LOOKING AT MAY AND JUNE 2015 COMBINED...IT WAS THE
DRIEST ON RECORD. IF YOU ALSO THROW APRIL INTO THE MIX...IT WAS IN
THE TOP 3 FOR DRIEST APRIL THROUGH JUNE ON RECORD. THE RANKINGS ARE
IN PARENTHESIS NEXT TO THEIR VALUES.

LOCATION                 JUNE           MAY&JUNE        APRIL-JUNE

SEA-TAC AIRPORT         0.23(4)          0.81(1)          2.84(3)
OLYMPIA                 0.14(2T)         0.81(1)          2.73(2)
QUILLAYUTE              0.20(1)          0.87(1)          7.06(1)
HOQUIAM                 0.38(2)          0.66(1)          3.88(1)
BELLINGHAM              0.26(2T)         0.93(1)          2.16(1)
T = TIED

ACCORDING TO THE CLIMATE PREDICTION CENTER...THE ABOVE NORMAL
TEMPERATURES AND BELOW NORMAL PRECIPITATION WILL CONTINUE INTO JULY.

START OF CLIMATE RECORDS
SEA-TAC AIRPORT  1945
OLYMPIA          1948
QUILLAYUTE       1966(AUGUST)
HOQUIAM          1953(MAY)
BELLINGHAM       1949

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FELTON/GRUB


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