Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
413 AM PDT WED JUL 1 2015

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...THE SPOKANE WA AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 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             105   06/28/2015
 LOW               33   06/01/1984
HIGHEST           105R  06/28        MM      MM       85  06/23
LOWEST             43   06/13        MM      MM       44  06/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.8              73.8    11.0     72.8
AVG. MINIMUM     58.0              50.4     7.6     50.5
MEAN             71.4              62.1     9.3     61.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      8               1.0     7.0        0
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           0.07              1.25   -1.18     1.84
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.04   -0.04     0.06
DAYS >= .01         2               7.9    -5.9        8
DAYS >= .10         0               3.9    -3.9        5
DAYS >= .50         0               0.5    -0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.06   06/01 TO 06/01           06/17 TO 06/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2008
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1        17.6              44.9   -27.3     37.6
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      25               136    -111      106
 SINCE 7/1       5420              6593   -1173     6693
COOLING TOTAL     225                49     176       14
 SINCE 1/1        257                63     194       20
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/250    DATE  06/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/250    DATE  06/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)    0
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     38

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                2     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                      6

-  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 NORTHEAST WASHINGTON
INTO THE NORTH IDAHO PANHANDLE.  SPOKANE RECORDED AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 71.4 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 SPOKANE AIRPORT RECORDED A HIGH TEMPERATURE
OF 105 DEGREES SETTING A NEW RECORD FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE.  OTHER
NOTEWORTHY HIGH TEMPS FROM THE 28TH INCLUDE 108 AT SPOKANE FELTS
FIELD AND COLVILLE...WITH 104 AT DEER PARK AND COEUR D`ALENE. NIGHT
TIME LOWS WERE ALSO ABNORMALLY WARM...WITH A LOW OF 74 DEGREES ON
THE 29TH 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 TRAINING THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCED
LOCALLY VERY HEAVY RAIN...HAIL...AND FLASH FLOODING.  HAYDEN, IDAHO
MEASURED 3.25-4.75 INCHES OF RAIN RESULTING IN STREET FLOODING.
COLBERT RECORDED 2.28 INCHES OF RAIN...WITH REPORTS OF WATER, MUD,
AND ROCKS ON THE ROAD NEAR SUNCREST.  PENNY SIZE HAIL WAS ALSO
REPORTED EIGHT MILES WEST OF DEER PARK.  ON THE 29TH...A LINE OF
THUNDERSTORMS TRACKED FROM COLVILLE TO BONNERS FERRY RESULTING IN
SIGNIFICANT WIND DAMAGE WITH NUMEROUS DOWNED TREES AND POWER OUTAGES.

SEVERAL RECORDS WERE TIED OR EXCEEDED DURING THE MONTH AT THE
SPOKANE AIRPORT.  THIS INCLUDES 96...93...102...AND 105 DEGREES ON
THE 8TH...9TH...27TH...AND 28TH RESPECTIVELY. THE HIGH OF 102 ON THE
27TH AND 105 ON THE 28TH BOTH BROKE THE JUNE TEMPERATURE RECORD OF
101 SET BACK ON JUNE 23RD 1992.  RECORD WARM LOW TEMPERATURES OF
65...64...68...73...AND 74 WERE SET ON THE 8TH...9TH...27TH
...28TH...AND 29TH RESPECTIVELY.  THE LOWS OF 73 AND 74 ON THE 27TH
AND 28TH ALSO SET A JUNE RECORD FOR THE WARMEST LOW
TEMPERATURES...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 71 DEGREES.

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