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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
330 AM MDT FRI JUL 1 2016

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE JOHNSON COUNTY
AIRPORT NEAR BUFFALO FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2016...

NOTE...THERE WERE 7 DAYS OF MISSING DATA DURING JUNE.

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2016 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN AUGUST 2016 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

...BUFFALO WAS MUCH WARMER AND THE DRIEST ON RECORD FOR JUNE...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BUFFALO IN JUNE WAS 70.1 DEGREES...WHICH
WAS 8.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS
100 DEGREES ON THE 21ST...SETTING A NEW RECORD. THIS BROKE THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 89 DEGREES...SET IN 2005. THE COLDEST READING WAS
39 ON THE 1ST. SEVERAL NEW RECORD HIGHS OCCURRED DURING THE MONTH...

93 DEGREES ON THE 9TH...    OLD RECORD WAS 89 IN 2001
92 DEGREES ON THE 10TH...   OLD RECORD WAS 92 IN 2001
95 DEGREES ON THE 11TH...   OLD RECORD WAS 81 IN 2013
81 DEGREES ON THE 15TH...   OLD RECORD WAS 81 IN 2005
95 DEGREES ON THE 18TH...   OLD RECORD WAS 88 IN 2012
89 DEGREES ON THE 20TH...   OLD RECORD WAS 88 IN 2005


TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.39 INCHES...WHICH WAS 17
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE
28TH...WHEN 0.18 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. NO PRECIPITATION
RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 70 MPH
ON THE 9TH.

...THE BUFFALO WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1998 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   06/29/2002
 LOW               31   06/08/2009
HIGHEST           100   06/21
LOWEST             39   06/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.9              74.1    11.8
AVG. MINIMUM     54.2              48.4     5.8
MEAN             70.1              61.3     8.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      9
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.53   2005
 MINIMUM         0.73   2012
TOTALS           0.39R             2.28   -1.89
DAILY AVG.       0.01
DAYS >= .01         5
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.18   06/28 TO 06/28


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      15               163    -148
 SINCE 7/1       5914              7417   -1503
COOLING TOTAL     135                51      84
 SINCE 1/1        140                58      82
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    59/280    DATE  06/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/280    DATE  06/09

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

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     44

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     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 JULY 2016...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 84 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 57 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 86
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 60. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 1.15 INCHES.

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