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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1134 AM MDT TUE AUG 1 2017

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE JOHNSON COUNTY
AIRPORT NEAR BUFFALO FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2017...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2017 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN SEPTEMBER 2017 FROM THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC
DATA CENTER (HTTP://WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV/OL/CLIMATEDATA.HTML).
UNOFFICIAL ASOS DAILY SUMMARIES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/CLIMATE/INDEX.PHP?WFO=RIW

...JULY WAS MUCH WARMER AND SLIGHTLY DRIER IN BUFFALO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BUFFALO IN JULY WAS 54.0 DEGREES...WHICH
WAS 4.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. IT WAS THE 5TH WARMEST JULY ON RECORD.
THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 100 DEGREES ON THE 20TH...
SETTING A NEW RECORD HIGH. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 99
DEGREES...SET IN 2016. THE COLDEST READING WAS 50 DEGREES ON THE
1ST.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.41 INCHES...WHICH WAS 85
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 7TH WETTEST JULY ON RECORD. THE
WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS ON THE 6TH...WHEN 0.32
INCHES FELL. THIS SET A NEW RECORD...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
0.07 INCHES SET IN 2010. 0.11 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON
THE 11TH...TYING THE PREVIOUS RECORD SET IN 2010. 0.28 OF AN INCH OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 12TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
0.01...SET IN 2009. 0.26 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE
29TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.16...SET IN 2010. THE
HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 55 MPH ON THE 10TH.

...THE BUFFALO WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1998 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   07/14/2002
 LOW               41   07/12/2008
HIGHEST           100   07/20
LOWEST             50   07/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.4              84.7     4.7
AVG. MINIMUM     60.6              56.8     3.8
MEAN             75.0              70.7     4.3
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           1.41              1.66   -0.25
DAILY AVG.       0.05
DAYS >= .01        14
DAYS >= .10         6
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.32   07/06 TO 07/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                25     -25
 SINCE 7/1          0                25     -25
COOLING TOTAL     318               203     115
 SINCE 1/1        376               261     115
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/330    DATE  07/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/330    DATE  07/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           29
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              2
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     41

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               16     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                      0

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO AUGUST 2017...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 86 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 58 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 80
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 51 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.81 INCHES.

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