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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1243 PM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

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

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2015 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN AUGUST 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

...JUNE WAS THE 3RD WARMEST ON RECORD AND THE 3RD WETTEST IN
BUFFALO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN JUNE WAS 65.3
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 4.0 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 3RD
WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 89
DEGREES ON THE 28TH AND 29TH. A RECORD HIGH OF 81 DEGREES OCCURRED
ON THE 1ST...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 80 SET IN 2011. THE
COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 47 DEGREES ON THE 3RD.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 3.23 INCHES...WHICH WAS 142
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 3RD WETTEST JUNE ON RECORD. THE
WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE 3RD...WHEN 1.81 OF AN
INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. THIS SET A NEW RECORD...BRAKING THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.25 SET IN 2001. 0.27 OF AN INCH OF
PRECIPITATION OCCURRED ON THE 13TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
0.21 SET IN 2009. 0.15 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE
25TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.05 SET IN 2010. THE HIGHEST
WIND GUST WAS 62 MPH ON THE 1ST.

...THE BUFFALO WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 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             102   06/29/2002
 LOW               31   06/08/2009
HIGHEST            89   06/29
                        06/28
LOWEST             47   06/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     76.6              74.1     2.5
AVG. MINIMUM     53.9              48.4     5.5
MEAN             65.3              61.3     4.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.53   2005
 MINIMUM         0.73   2012
TOTALS           3.23              2.28    0.95
DAILY AVG.       0.11
DAYS >= .01        14
DAYS >= .10         8
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.81   06/03 TO 06/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      54               163    -109
 SINCE 7/1       6481              7417    -936
COOLING TOTAL      70                51      19
 SINCE 1/1         70                58      12
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/330    DATE  06/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/320    DATE  06/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     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.

LOOKING AHEAD TO JULY 2015...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 84 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 57 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 86
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 60 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 1.18 INCHES.

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