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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
624 PM MDT THU SEP 01 2022

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR BUFFALO FOR THE MONTH OF
AUGUST 2022...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2022 WILL BE
AVAILABLE IN APPROXIMATELY 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

...BUFFALO HAD RECORD WARMTH AND WAS DRIER THAN NORMAL IN AUGUST...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BUFFALO IN AUGUST WAS 74.3 DEGREES WHICH
WAS 4.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL... MAKING IT THE WARMEST AUGUST ON
RECORD. THE WARMEST READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 100 DEGREES ON THE
10TH...WHICH BROKE THE 2000 RECORD OF 98. THE 4TH HIT 97 WHICH BROKE
THE 2001 RECORD OF 97. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE WAS 51 DEGREES ON THE
29TH.

PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.53 INCHES...WHICH IS 71 PERCENT OF
NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24-HOUR PERIOD WAS ON THE 5TH-6TH...WHICH HAD
0.24 INCHES. THE 6TH HAD 0.23 INCHES...WHICH BROKE THE 2007 RECORD
OF 0.11. ON THE 26TH 0.19 FELL WHICH BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
0.07 BACK IN 2017. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 60 MPH FROM THE
NORTHWEST ON THE 27TH.

...THE BUFFALO WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2022...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1998 TO 2022

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
..............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH            103   08/03/2001
 LOW              36   08/23/2015
                       08/17/2002
                       08/26/1992
HIGHEST          100   08/10
LOWEST            51   08/29
AVG. MAXIMUM    88.0               83.2     4.8
AVG. MINIMUM    60.5               56.7     3.8
MEAN            74.3               69.9     4.4
DAYS MAX >= 90    16
DAYS MAX <= 32     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     0
DAYS MIN <= 0      0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        2.60   2014
 MINIMUM        0.02   2001
TOTALS          0.53               0.75   -0.22     0.23
DAILY AVG.      0.02               0.02   -0.00
DAYS >= .01        6
DAYS >= .10        2
DAYS >= .50        0
DAYS >= 1.00       0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.24   08/05 TO 08/06
 STORM TOTAL    0.23

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      5                 37     -32
 SINCE 7/1         5                 56     -51
COOLING TOTAL    300                190     110
 SINCE 1/1       692                468     224
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/310
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/340    DATE  08/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/330    DATE  08/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.14
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           29
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              1
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     41

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     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      1
HAZE                      0

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO SEPTEMBER 2022...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 79 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 53 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 65 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 41. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 1.17 INCHES.
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