Climatological Report (Monthly)
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000 CXUS51 KBUF 021724 CLMBUF CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY 123 PM EDT SAT JUL 2 2016 ................................... ...THE BUFFALO NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2016... CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010 CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 TO 2016 WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR`S VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE DATE(S) NORMAL ................................................................ TEMPERATURE (F) RECORD HIGH 97 06/29/1933 LOW 36 06/11/1972 HIGHEST 90 06/26 84 06/12 LOWEST 44 06/10 45 06/03 06/01 AVG. MAXIMUM 77.8 75.3 2.5 73.8 AVG. MINIMUM 57.4 57.3 0.1 57.4 MEAN 67.6 66.3 1.3 65.6 DAYS MAX >= 90 1 0.5 0.5 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 9.67 1928 MINIMUM 0.11 1955 TOTALS 1.31 3.66 -2.35 5.03 DAYS >= .01 9 16 DAYS >= .10 5 9 DAYS >= .50 0 4 DAYS >= 1.00 0 1 GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL 0.41 06/20 TO 06/20 SNOWFALL (INCHES) RECORDS TOTAL MM MM TOTALS 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 SINCE 7/1 55.1 94.7 -39.6 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 DEGREE_DAYS HEATING TOTAL 42 64 -22 50 SINCE 7/1 5637 6617 -980 7028 COOLING TOTAL 128 103 25 76 SINCE 1/1 187 129 58 167 ................................................. WIND (MPH) AVERAGE WIND SPEED 9.6 HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 31/260 DATE 06/20 HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 42/250 DATE 06/20 SKY COVER POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 5 NUMBER OF DAYS PC 22 NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 3 AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 58 WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORM 3 MIXED PRECIP 0 HEAVY RAIN 3 RAIN 2 LIGHT RAIN 12 FREEZING RAIN 0 LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0 HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0 LIGHT SNOW 0 SLEET 0 FOG 7 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 0 HAZE 3 - INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS. R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED. MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING. T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT. && ...CONTINUED DRY WEATHER FOR JUNE... DRY WEATHER SPILLED OVER FROM MAY INTO JUNE...WITH BELOW NORMAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS FOR THE MONTH. JUNE ALSO STARTED OFF THE WAY THE MONTH OF MAY ENDED...WITH ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE FIRST SIX DAYS. THE REST OF THE MONTH SAW STRETCHES OF TEMPERATURES THAT WERE BELOW AND ABOVE NORMAL FOR ABOUT A WEEK AT A TIME. OVERALL THE MONTH FINISHED WITH BELOW NORMAL RAINFALL...AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES. THE FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH ONLY RECEIVED 0.61 INCHES OF RAIN FOR THE FIRST 15 DAYS. THIS AMOUNT IS 1.31 INCHES BELOW NORMAL FOR THIS PERIOD ALONE. THE SECOND HALF OF THE MONTH DID NOT SEE MUCH RELIEF WITH ONLY ANOTHER 0.70 INCHES OF RAIN FALLING...WHICH IS 1.04 INCHES BELOW NORMAL FOR THE LAST 15 DAYS OF THE MONTH. FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE THE BUFFALO AIRPORT RECEIVED 1.31 INCHES OF RAINFALL...2.35 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 3.66 INCHES. JUNE FINISHED ABOVE NORMAL FOR TEMPERATURE WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 67.6F WHICH IS 1.3F ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 66.3F. BUFFALO REACHED OR EXCEEDED 80F ON 14 DAYS OF THE MONTH...AND REACHED OR EXCEEDED 90F ON ONE DAY FOR THE MONTH. THE WARMEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH WAS ON JUNE 26TH WHEN THE TEMPERATURE REACHED 90F. THE COOLEST LOW TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS ON JUNE 10TH WHEN THE TEMPERATURE DROPPED TO 44F. THE REGION WAS INFLUENCED BY HIGH PRESSURE FOR MOST OF THE MONTH OF JUNE. QUICK MOVING AREAS OF LOW PRESSURE AND ASSOCIATED WARM AND COLD FRONTS BROUGHT SOME NEEDED RAIN THOUGH MOST OF IT WAS BRIEF. HEAVY RAIN FELL ACROSS PORTIONS OF THE AREA ON JUNE 2ND...BUT MOST OF THE HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MISSED THE BUFFALO AIRPORT...WHERE ONLY 0.18 INCHES FELL FOR THE DAY. THERE WAS A PERIOD OF FOUR DAYS THAT RECEIVED MEASURABLE RAIN WHEN A WARM FRONT AND COLD FRONT MOVED THROUGH ON JUNE 5TH THROUGH 7TH...WITH AN UPPER LEVEL TROUGH FOLLOWING BEHIND ON THE 8TH. RAINFALL ON THESE FOUR DAYS AMOUNTED TO 0.31 INCHES. ON JUNE 15TH AN AREA OF RAIN MOVED THROUGH WESTERN NEW YORK AHEAD OF A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY...RESULTING IN 0.12 INCHES OF RAIN FOR THE BUFFALO AIRPORT. SEVERE WEATHER IMPACTED MOST OF THE AREA DURING THE LATE EVENING ON JUNE 20TH AND EARLY MORNING OF JUNE 21ST. WIND DAMAGE WAS THE PRIMARY SEVERE WEATHER REPORT WITH SOME HAIL ALSO REPORTED WITH THIS EVENT. THE BUFFALO AIRPORT RECEIVED ITS GREATEST ONE DAY RAINFALL FOR JUNE 2016 WITH 0.41 INCHES MEASURED FOR THE DAY ON JUNE 20TH. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AND A TWO COLD FRONT MOVED THROUGH ON JUNE 27TH...RESULTING IN EARLY MORNING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS WESTERN NEW YORK...WITH 0.28 INCHES OF RAINFALL AT THE BUFFALO AIRPORT. LAKE ERIE STARTED OUT THE MONTH AT 64 DEGREES...AND DROPPED TO ITS COOLEST TEMPERATURE OF 62 DEGREES ON JUNE 10TH...AFTER A FEW DAYS OF COOLER WEATHER. THE LAKE REMAINED AROUND THE 62 TO 63 DEGREE MARK THROUGH THE 16TH AND STARTED TO WARM ON THE 17TH AS AIR TEMPERATURES BEGAN TO WARM UP AGAIN. THE LAKE REACHED ITS WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF 71 DEGREES ON JUNE 28TH. OVERALL...A WARM AND DRY MONTH OF JUNE. && WELCH $$

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