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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
323 PM MDT SAT JUL 1 2017

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE JOHNSON COUNTY
AIRPORT NEAR BUFFALO FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2017...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2017 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN AUGUST 2017 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

...JUNE WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER THAN NORMAL IN BUFFALO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BUFFALO IN JUNE WAS 63.1 DEGREES...WHICH
WAS 1.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. IT WAS THE 9TH WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD.
THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 90 DEGREES ON THE 8TH.  A
RECORD HIGH OF 86 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 1ST...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 81...SET IN 2015. A RECORD HIGH OF 79 DEGREES WAS SET ON
THE 3RD BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 77 SET IN 2012. A RECORD
HIGH OF 89 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 20TH...TYING THE PREVIOUS RECORD
SET IN 2016. THE COLDEST READING WAS 38 DEGREES ON THE 23RD.   A
RECORD LOW OF 38 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 23RD BREAKING THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 41 SET IN 2009.  A RECORD LOW OF 45 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE
30TH BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 46 SET IN 1999.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.70 INCHES...WHICH WAS 75
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS ON
THE 12TH...WHEN 0.61 INCHES FELL. A NEW PRECIPITATION RECORD OF 0.27
INCHES WAS SET ON THE 11TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.14
INCHES SET IN 2013. A RECORD ALSO OF 0.27 INCHES WAS SET ON THE
27TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.24 INCHES SET IN 2014. A
NEW PRECIPITATION RECORD OF 0.20 INCHES WAS SET ON THE 28TH...TIES
THE PREVIOUS RECORD SET IN 2003.
THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 74 MPH ON THE 1ST.

...THE BUFFALO WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1998 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   06/29/2002
 LOW               31   06/08/2009
HIGHEST            90   06/08
LOWEST             38   06/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.5              74.1     1.4
AVG. MINIMUM     50.7              48.4     2.3
MEAN             63.1              61.3     1.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.53   2005
 MINIMUM         0.39   2016
TOTALS           1.70              2.28   -0.58
DAILY AVG.       0.06
DAYS >= .01        10
DAYS >= .10         6
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.61   06/12 TO 06/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      98               163     -65
 SINCE 7/1       6537              7417    -880
COOLING TOTAL      47                51      -4
 SINCE 1/1         58                58       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    52/230    DATE  06/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    74/220    DATE  06/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     51

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     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.

LOOKING AHEAD TO JULY 2017...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 81 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 54 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 86
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 58 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 1.66 INCHES.

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