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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
610 AM MST MON DEC 1 2014

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

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

...BUFFALO WAS MUCH COLDER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL IN NOVEMBER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BUFFALO IN NOVEMBER WAS 29.6
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 4.4 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 3RD
COLDEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD. THE WARMEST DAILY HIGH WAS 73 DEGREES ON
THE 1ST...WHICH ALSO BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 67 DEGREES...SET
IN 2008. A RECORD HIGH OF 56 DEGREES OCCURRED ON THE 29TH...TIED THE
CURRENT RECORD SET IN 1999. THE COLDEST READING WAS -13 DEGREES ON
THE 13TH...WHICH TIED THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE RECORDED DURING THE
MONTH. THIS ALSO SET A NEW RECORD LOW...WHICH BROKE THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 6 DEGREES...SET IN 2000. 6 CONSECUTIVE NEW RECORD LOWS
WERE RECORDED DURING THAT WEEK. STARTING ON THE 12TH...A RECORD LOW
OF -11 DEGREES OCCURRED...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 2...SET IN
2000. A RECORD LOW OF 0 DEGREES OCCURRED ON THE 14TH...BREAKING THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 7...SET IN 2000. A RECORD LOW OF -5 DEGREES
OCCURRED ON THE 15TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 8...SET IN
2000. A RECORD LOW OF -1 DEGREES OCCURRED ON THE 16TH...BREAKING THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0...SET IN 2000. A RECORD LOW OF 4 DEGREES
OCCURRED ON THE 17TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 12...SET IN
2011. A RECORD LOW OF -8 DEGREES OCCURRED ON THE 30TH...BREAKING THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 1...SET IN 2005.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.34 INCHES...WHICH WAS 63
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE
25TH AND 26TH...WHEN 0.13 OF AN INCH FELL. 0.07 OF AN INCH OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 26TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
0.06 SET IN 2001. 0.07 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE
14TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.05 SET IN 2006. 0.04 OF AN
INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 30TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 0.03 SET IN 2011. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 65 MPH...WHICH
OCCURRED ON THE 29TH.

...THE BUFFALO WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 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              80   11/07/1999
 LOW              -13   11/13/2014
                        11/24/2010
                        01/01/2000
HIGHEST            73   11/01
LOWEST            -13R  11/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.0              44.9    -3.9
AVG. MINIMUM     18.3              23.2    -4.9
MEAN             29.6              34.0    -4.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     10
DAYS MIN <= 32     24
DAYS MIN <= 0       7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         0.75   2012
                        1998
 MINIMUM         0.05   2004
TOTALS           0.34              0.54   -0.20
DAILY AVG.       0.01
DAYS >= .01         8
DAYS >= .10         0
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.13   11/25 TO 11/26

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1054               928     126
 SINCE 7/1       1756              1834     -78
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        387               492    -105
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/240    DATE  11/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    65/250    DATE  11/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     12

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO DECEMBER 2014...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 42 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW IS 20
DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 33 DEGREES...
AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 15. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.18 INCHES.

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