Climatological Report (Monthly)
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000 CXUS51 KBUF 021728 CLMROC CLIMATE REPORT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY 128 PM EDT SAT JUL 2 2016 ................................... ...THE ROCHESTER 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 100 06/21/1953 LOW 35 06/08/1949 HIGHEST 93 06/26 83 06/22 06/12 LOWEST 44 06/14 42 06/03 06/10 06/09 AVG. MAXIMUM 79.2 76.6 2.6 75.2 AVG. MINIMUM 55.8 55.9 -0.1 56.5 MEAN 67.5 66.2 1.3 65.9 DAYS MAX >= 90 4 0.9 3.1 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 8.14 1922 MINIMUM 0.22 1963 TOTALS 0.91 3.34 -2.43 6.20 DAYS >= .01 7 17 DAYS >= .10 3 12 DAYS >= .50 0 5 DAYS >= 1.00 0 2 GREATEST 24 HR. TOTAL 0.49 06/02 TO 06/02 SNOWFALL (INCHES) RECORDS TOTAL MM MM TOTALS 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 SINCE 7/1 63.7 99.5 -35.8 101.9 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 06/30 TO 06/30 06/30 TO 06/30 DEGREE_DAYS HEATING TOTAL 47 68 -21 57 SINCE 7/1 5655 6646 -991 6871 COOLING TOTAL 129 106 23 94 SINCE 1/1 191 136 55 197 ................................................. WIND (MPH) AVERAGE WIND SPEED 8.4 HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 33/350 DATE 06/06 HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 41/350 DATE 06/06 SKY COVER POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.50 NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 8 NUMBER OF DAYS PC 17 NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 5 AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 61 WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH THUNDERSTORM 5 MIXED PRECIP 0 HEAVY RAIN 1 RAIN 3 LIGHT RAIN 10 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 1 - INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS. R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED. MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING. T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT. && DRY WEATHER SPILLED OVER FROM MAY INTO JUNE...WITH MUCH BELOW NORMAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS FOR THE MONTH. JUNE ALSO STARTED OFF THE WAY THE MONTH OF MAY ENDED...WITH NORMAL OR 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 FOUR TO SIX DAYS AT A TIME. OVERALL THE MONTH FINISHED WITH BELOW NORMAL RAINFALL...AND ABOVE NORMAL TEMPERATURES. THE FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH ONLY RECEIVED 0.75 INCHES OF RAIN FOR THE FIRST 15 DAYS. THIS AMOUNT IS A LITTLE UNDER HALF OF THE NORMAL AMOUNT FOR THIS PERIOD ALONE. THE SECOND HALF OF THE MONTH DID NOT SEE MUCH RELIEF WITH ONLY ANOTHER 0.16 INCHES OF RAIN FALLING...WHICH IS 1.57 INCHES BELOW NORMAL FOR THE LAST 15 DAYS OF THE MONTH. FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE THE ROCHESTER AIRPORT RECEIVED 0.91 INCHES OF RAINFALL...2.43 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 3.34 INCHES. JUNE FINISHED ABOVE NORMAL FOR TEMPERATURE WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 67.5F WHICH IS 1.3F ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 66.2F. ROCHESTER REACHED OR EXCEEDED 80F ON 16 DAYS OF THE MONTH...AND REACHED OR EXCEEDED 90F ON FOUR DAYS FOR THE MONTH. THE WARMEST MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH WAS ON JUNE 26TH WHEN THE TEMPERATURE REACHED 93F. THE COOLEST LOW TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS ON JUNE 9TH...10TH AND 14TH WHEN THE TEMPERATURE DROPPED TO 44F EACH DAY. 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...WITH SOME FLOODING OCCURRING TO THE EAST OF ROCHESTER IN WAYNE COUNTY. THE ROCHESTER AIRPORT RECEIVED 0.49 INCHES OF RAIN ON THE 2ND...WHICH IS THE GREATEST RAINFALL FOR THIS MONTH OF JUNE IN ONE DAY. A WARM FRONT AND COLD FRONT MOVED THROUGH ON JUNE 5TH AND 7TH RESPECTIVELY. RAINFALL ON JUNE 5TH ACCUMULATED TO 0.13 INCHES...AND 0.12 INCHES OF RAIN FELL ON JUNE 7TH. AN AREA OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED OVER THE NORTHERN GREAT LAKES REGION ON THE EVENING OF JUNE 10TH AND TRAVELED ACROSS THE GREAT LAKES TOWARDS WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK BY THE EARLY MORNING HOURS OF JUNE 11TH. MOST OF THE SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS MISSED THE ROCHESTER AIRPORT WHICH REPORTED A HUNDREDTH OF AN INCH OF RAIN FOR THE DAY ON JUNE 11TH...WHILE AREAS EAST OF THE ROCHESTER AREA RECEIVED HEAVIER RAIN. 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 A FEW HAIL REPORTS AS WELL IN THE ROCHESTER AREA. THE ROCHESTER AIRPORT RECEIVED FIVE HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF RAINFALL FOR THE DAY ON JUNE 20TH. A TROUGH OF LOW PRESSURE AND A COLD FRONT MOVED THROUGH ON JUNE 27TH...RESULTING IN MORNING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS WESTERN NEW YORK...WITH SEVEN HUNDREDTHS OF AN INCH OF RAINFALL AT THE ROCHESTER AIRPORT. LAKE ONTARIO STARTED OUT THE MONTH AT 63 DEGREES...AND DROPPED TO ITS COOLEST TEMPERATURE OF 48 DEGREES ON JUNE 5TH. THE LAKE TEMPERATURE FLUCTUATED THROUGHOUT THE MONTH AS UPWELLING INCREASED OR DECREASED. THE LAKE REMAINED AROUND THE UPPER 50`S TO LOWER 60`S FOR MOST OF THE MONTH WITH OCCASIONAL DIPS DOWN TO THE UPPER 40`S AND OCCASIONAL WARM UPS TO THE MID 60`S. THE LAKE REACHED ITS WARMEST TEMPERATURE OF 71 DEGREES ON JUNE 30TH. OVERALL...A WARM AND DRY MONTH OF JUNE. && WELCH $$

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