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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1257 PM MDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE JOHNSON COUNTY
AIRPORT NEAR BUFFALO FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2015...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2015 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN SEPTEMBER 2015 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

...BUFFALO WAS THE 3RD COLDEST AND THE 7TH DRIEST IN JULY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BUFFALO IN JULY WAS 68.5 DEGREES...WHICH
WAS 2.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT TIED FOR THE 3RD COLDEST
JULY ON RECORD. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 94 DEGREES ON
THE 26TH. THE COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 45 DEGREES ON THE
28TH...SETTING A NEW RECORD. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 49
DEGREES...SET IN 2004. ANOTHER RECORD LOW OF 49 DEGREES WAS SET ON
THE 19TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 51 DEGREES...SET IN 2008.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.77 INCHES...WHICH WAS 46
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 7TH DRIEST JULY ON RECORD. THE
WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE 5TH AND 6TH...WHEN 0.45
OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. 0.43 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION
OCCURRED ON THE 5TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.34 SET IN
2002. 0.04 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 7TH...BREAKING
THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.01 SET IN 2007. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS
49 MPH ON THE 5TH.

...THE BUFFALO WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1998 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   07/14/2002
 LOW               41   07/12/2008
HIGHEST            94   07/26
LOWEST             45   07/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.1              84.7    -2.6
AVG. MINIMUM     54.8              56.8    -2.0
MEAN             68.5              70.7    -2.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.24   2009
 MINIMUM         0.07   1999
TOTALS           0.77              1.66   -0.89
DAILY AVG.       0.02
DAYS >= .01        10
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.45   07/05 TO 07/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      30                25       5
 SINCE 7/1         30                25       5
COOLING TOTAL     148               203     -55
 SINCE 1/1        218               261     -43
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/330    DATE  07/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/340    DATE  07/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     52

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               19     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      1
HAZE                      4

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO AUGUST 2015...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 86 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 57 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 80
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 54 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.85 INCHES.

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