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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
123 PM EDT SAT JUL 2 2016

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...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
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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
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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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