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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
118 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE JOHNSON COUNTY
AIRPORT NEAR BUFFALO FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN NOVEMBER 2014 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.CRH.NOAA.GOV/RIW/CLIMATE/...

...BUFFALO WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL IN SEPTEMBER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BUFFALO IN SEPTEMBER WAS 58.6
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 0.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST DAILY HIGH
WAS A RECORD 93 DEGREES ON THE 25TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS DAILY
RECORD HIGH FOR THE 25TH OF 88 DEGREES...WHICH WAS LAST SET IN 2001.
THE COLDEST READING WAS A RECORD 19 DEGREES ON THE 12TH....BREAKING
THE PREVIOUS DAILY RECORD LOW FOR THE 12TH OF 34 DEGREES...WHICH WAS
LAST SET IN 1999. IN ADDITION...THIS 19 DEGREE READING WAS THE
COLDEST TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER AT THE
BUFFALO AIRPORT SITE. OTHER RECORD LOWS ALSO OCCURRED DURING
SEPTEMBER: ON THE 10TH...A RECORD LOW OF 32 DEGREES BROKE THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 34 DEGREES IN 2007...AND ON THE 11TH A RECORD LOW
OF 21 DEGREES SHATTERED THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 40 DEGREES IN 2010.
TWO RECORD LOW HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE ALSO SET IN SEPTEMBER. A
RECORD LOW HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 32 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE
11TH...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 40 DEGREES...WHICH WAS LAST SET IN
2010. AND A RECORD LOW HIGH OF 46 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE
12TH...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD LOW HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 56
DEGREES...WHICH WAS LAST SET IN 1999.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.10 INCHES...WHICH WAS 84
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE
10TH...WHEN A RECORD 0.67 OF AN INCH FELL...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD
OF 0.65 OF AN INCH...WHICH LAST OCCURRED IN 2003. 2 ADDITIONAL
RECORDS FOR PRECIPITATION WERE ALSO SET DURING SEPTEMBER. 0.08 OF AN
INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 28TH...TYING THE PREVIOUS RECORD
OF 0.08 SET IN 2012. 0.16 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE
29TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.01 SET IN 2007. THE HIGHEST
WIND GUST WAS 43 MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 29TH.

...THE BUFFALO WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1998 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   09/04/1998
 LOW               19   09/12/2014
HIGHEST            93   09/25
LOWEST             19R  09/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.2              71.4    -0.2
AVG. MINIMUM     46.0              45.0     1.0
MEAN             58.6              58.2     0.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      2
DAYS MAX <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 32      3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.34   2013
 MINIMUM         0.13   2012
TOTALS           1.10              1.31   -0.21
DAILY AVG.       0.04
DAYS >= .01         7
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.67   09/10 TO 09/10

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     238               249     -11
 SINCE 7/1        297               314     -17
COOLING TOTAL      51                45       6
 SINCE 1/1        385               491    -106
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/340    DATE  09/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/340    DATE  09/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      1

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO OCTOBER 2014...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 63 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW IS 39
DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 53 DEGREES...
AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 30. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.93 INCHES.

$$

CORRECTED MONTHLY PRECIPITATION









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