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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
330 AM MDT THU AUG 1 2019

..PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE JOHNSON COUNTY AIRPORT
NEAR BUFFALO FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2019...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2019 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN 60 DAYS FROM THE NATIONAL CENTERS FOR
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (HTTP://WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV/CDO-
WEB/DATASETS). UNOFFICIAL ASOS DAILY SUMMARIES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE
INTERNET AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/CLIMATE/INDEX.PHP?WFO=RIW

...THE MONTH OF JULY WAS COLDER AND WETTER IN BUFFALO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BUFFALO IN JULY WAS 68.7 DEGREES...WHICH
WAS 2.0 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THIS RANKS AS THE 5TH COLDEST JULY ON
RECORD. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 91 DEGREES ON THE 31ST.
THE COLDEST WAS 48 DEGREES ON THE 6TH AND 10TH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 2.79 INCHES...WHICH WAS 168
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES JULY 2019 THE 2ND WETTEST JULY ON
RECORD. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS 1.22 INCHES
WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 4TH AND ALSO BROKE THE PREVIOUS DAILY RECORD
OF 0.36 INCHES...SET BACK IN 2009. TWO OTHER RECORDS WERE
BROKEN...0.27 INCHES ON THE 8TH BROKE THE RECORD OF 0.09 SET IN
2011...AND 0.43 INCHES ON THE 31ST SHATTERED THE PREVIOUS RECORD
OF 0.02 SET IN 2013. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 56 MPH ON THE 8TH.

...THE BUFFALO WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1998 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   07/14/2002
 LOW               41   07/12/2008
HIGHEST            91   07/31
LOWEST             48   07/10
                        07/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.3              84.7    -3.4
AVG. MINIMUM     56.0              56.8    -0.8
MEAN             68.7              70.7    -2.0
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           2.79              1.66    1.13
DAILY AVG.       0.09
DAYS >= .01        12
DAYS >= .10         5
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.22   07/04 TO 07/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      19                25      -6
 SINCE 7/1         19                25      -6
COOLING TOTAL     139               203     -64
 SINCE 1/1        169               261     -92
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/240    DATE  07/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/240    DATE  07/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           27
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             18     MIXED PRECIP                0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                        5
LIGHT RAIN               19     FREEZING RAIN               0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                        0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                        0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                       0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       0
HAZE                      2

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO AUGUST 2019...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 86 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 58 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 80
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 51 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.81 INCHES.

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