Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Spokane, WA

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE SPOKANE, WA
419 AM PDT SUN JUL 1 2018

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...THE SPOKANE WA AIRPORT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1881 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   06/28/2015
 LOW               33   06/01/1984
HIGHEST            84   06/20        MM      MM       94  06/07
                        06/03
LOWEST             39   06/11        MM      MM       44  06/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.9              73.8     0.1     77.8
AVG. MINIMUM     50.8              50.4     0.4     53.0
MEAN             62.3              62.1     0.2     65.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.0    -1.0        2
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         5.12   1888
 MINIMUM         0.01   1919
TOTALS           0.55              1.25   -0.70     0.71
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.04   -0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01         6               7.9    -1.9        6
DAYS >= .10         2               3.9    -1.9        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.25   06/21 TO 06/21              0.38

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   2008
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1        49.3              44.9     4.4     61.5
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               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     103               136     -33       66
 SINCE 7/1       6201              6593    -392     6628
COOLING TOTAL      31                49     -18       86
 SINCE 1/1         69                63       6      121
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/230    DATE  06/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/230    DATE  06/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)    0
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            7
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     51

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

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JUNE 2018 BROUGHT NORMAL TEMPERATURES AND DRIER THAN NORMAL
CONDITIONS TO MOST OF NORTHEAST WASHINGTON INTO THE NORTH IDAHO
PANHANDLE.  THERE WERE THREE NOTEWORTHY EVENTS DURING THE MONTH. THE
FIRST WAS FROM THE 8TH THROUGH THE 10TH AS A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM
BROUGHT COOL AND SHOWERY WEATHER AS WELL AS ISOLATED THUNDERSTORMS.
ON THE 9TH THE SPOKANE AIRPORT ONLY REACHED 59F FOR A HIGH
TEMPERATURE WHILE A FUNNEL CLOUD WAS SPOTTED NEAR POST FALLS.  ON
THE 21ST AND 22ND STRONG THUNDERSTORMS DEVELOPED AS A
WARM...MOIST...AND UNSTABLE AIR MASS ENCOMPASSED THE REGION.  THESE
STORMS PRODUCED HEAVY RAIN AND HAIL.  QUARTER SIZE HAIL WAS REPORTED
NEAR COLVILLE...ALONG WITH PENNY SIZE HAIL AT FAIRCHILD AFB AND 8
MILES ENE OF CHEWELAH.  ON THE 25TH A STRONG COLD FRONT EARLY IN THE
MORNING PUT ON QUITE THE LIGHTNING SHOW NORTH OF SPOKANE IN STEVENS
AND FERRY COUNTIES ESPECIALLY ALONG AND NEAR LAKE ROOSEVELT...KETTLE
FALLS...AND NORTHPORT.

NO RECORDS WERE BROKE DURING THE MONTH AT THE SPOKANE AIRPORT.



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