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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1155 AM MST THU DEC 1 2016

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

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2016 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN JANUARY 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

...NOVEMBER WAS A RECORD WARM MONTH FOR BUFFALO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BUFFALO IN NOVEMBER WAS 45.1 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 11.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. WHICH MAKES IT THE 2ND WARMEST
NOVEMBER ON RECORD SINCE 1998. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS
76 DEGREES ON THE 4TH...AND THE COLDEST WAS 16 DEGREES ON THE 18TH
AND 19TH. THERE WERE THREE NEW DAILY RECORD HIGHS SET LAST MONTH...
73 DEGREES ON THE 3RD...BREAKING 63 SET BACK IN 2001...76 DEGREES ON
THE 4TH...BREAKING 73 SET BACK IN 1999...AND 73 DEGREES ON THE
9TH...BREAKING 71 SET BACK IN 2001.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.49 INCHES...WHICH WAS 91
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE
16TH AND 17TH...WHEN 0.48 INCHES FELL. TWO DAILY PRECIPITATION
RECORDS FELL IN NOVEMBER...0.16 INCHES FELL ON THE 16TH...BREAKING
0.02 SET BACK IN 2010...AND 0.33 INCHES ON THE 17TH...BREAKING A
TRACE THAT FELL IN 2011. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 67 MPH ON THE
29TH.

...THE BUFFALO WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 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              80   11/07/1999
 LOW              -13   11/13/2014
                        11/24/2010
                        01/01/2000
HIGHEST            76   11/04
LOWEST             16   11/19
                        11/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.3              44.9    10.4
AVG. MINIMUM     34.9              23.2    11.7
MEAN             45.1              34.0    11.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 32     10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         0.75   2012
                        1998
 MINIMUM         0.05   2004
TOTALS           0.49              0.54   -0.05
DAILY AVG.       0.02
DAYS >= .01         2
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.48   11/16 TO 11/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     569               928    -359
 SINCE 7/1       1182              1834    -652
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        632               492     140
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    51/320    DATE  11/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    67/320    DATE  11/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           26
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     44

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

LOOKING AHEAD TO DECEMBER 2016...WINTER BEGINS OFFICIALLY AT 344 AM
ON DECEMBER 21ST. THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE FIRST OF THE
MONTH IS 38 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 17 DEGREES.
THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 38 DEGREES...AND THE
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 16 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.40 INCHES.

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