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CXUS51 KBUF 060118  
CLMROC  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY  
1029 AM EDT SUN JUL 1 2018  
   
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..THE ROCHESTER NY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2018
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1871 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 100 06/21/1953  
LOW 35 06/08/1949  
HIGHEST 93 06/30 90 06/18  
06/18 06/12  
LOWEST 46 06/22 48 06/03  
06/02  
AVG. MAXIMUM 77.6 76.6 1.0 77.2  
AVG. MINIMUM 57.5 55.9 1.6 58.2  
MEAN 67.6 66.2 1.4 67.7  
DAYS MAX >= 90 3 0.9 2.1 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 8.14 1922  
MINIMUM 0.22 1963  
TOTALS 2.22 3.34 -1.12 3.54  
DAYS >= .01 10 15  
DAYS >= .10 6 9  
DAYS >= .50 2 2  
DAYS >= 1.00 0 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 0.88 06/03 TO 06/04 06/15 TO 06/15  
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)  
RECORDS  
TOTAL MM MM  
TOTALS 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0  
SINCE 7/1 120.5 99.5 21.0 107.1  
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  
 
DEGREE_DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 32 68 -36 45  
SINCE 7/1 6247 6646 -399 5577  
COOLING TOTAL 116 106 10 133  
SINCE 1/1 203 136 67 175    
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WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 7.8  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 31/310  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 43/310 DATE 06/14  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.60  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 4  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 16  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 10  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 69  
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH  
THUNDERSTORM 2 MIXED PRECIP 0  
HEAVY RAIN 5 RAIN 5  
LIGHT RAIN 12 FREEZING RAIN 0  
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0  
HEAVY SNOW 0 SNOW 0  
LIGHT SNOW 0 SLEET 0  
FOG 11 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 0  
HAZE 1  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 

 
   
..PLEASANT JUNE FOR WESTERN NEW YORK
 
 
FOR A SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR JUNE TURNED OUT PLEASANT ACROSS  
WESTERN NEW YORK, WITH TEMPERATURES AVERAGING JUST ABOVE NORMAL AND  
PRECIPITATION TOTALING JUST BELOW NORMAL. TYPICAL EARLY SUMMER HEAT  
AND HUMIDITY WAS FOUND THROUGH THE FIRST FOUR WEEKS OF THE MONTH AND  
NOT UNTIL THE LAST TWO DAYS OF THE MONTH DID MORE OPPRESSIVE AIR  
REACH WESTERN NEW YORK. THIS HEAT WOULD BE THE ONSET OF WHAT WOULD  
TURN OUT TO BE HOTTER TEMPERATURES THE FIRST WEEK OF JULY.  
 
THE TEMPERATURE AVERAGED 67.6F DEGREES WHICH IS ABOUT A DEGREE AND A  
HALF ABOVE NORMAL. THE TYPICAL JUNE GLOOM OCCURRED THE 4TH THROUGH  
THE 6TH WITH AFTERNOON TEMPERATURES PEAKING ONLY IN THE MID TO UPPER  
60S. THERE WERE THREE DAYS THAT REACHED THE 90F MARK, ONE MORE THAN  
NORMAL...AND DURING A STRETCH OF HEAT MID MONTH THERE WAS ONE RECORD  
WARM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE SET. ON THE 18TH THE TEMPERATURE ONLY  
DIPPED TO 72F TYING THE WARM MINIMUM TEMPERATURE LAST SET IN THE  
YEAR 1978.  
 
PRECIPITATION TOTALED 2.22 INCHES WHICH WAS JUST OVER AN INCH BELOW  
NORMAL. STORMS PRODUCED NEARLY AN INCH OF RAIN ON THE 3RD THROUGH 4TH  
...THEN UP TO THE LAST WEEK OF THE MONTH ANY RAIN THAT FELL WAS  
GENERALLY A TENTH OF AN INCH OR LESS.  
 
THERE WERE SEVERAL STORMS THROUGH MONTH, THOUGH NONE OF THESE STORMS  
WERE ON THE SEVERE SIDE IN THE ROCHESTER METRO AREA. ON THE 1ST OF  
THE MONTH SEVERAL STRONG THUNDERSTORMS PASSED THROUGH THE SOUTHERN  
TIER WITH FLOODING RAINS. SEVERAL MORE SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS FORMED  
ON THE 13TH AND 18TH OF THE MONTH WITH ISOLATED DAMAGE THROUGH  
WESTERN NEW YORK CONSISTING PRIMARILY OF TREES AND POWER LINES DOWN.  
THE MONTH ENDED WITH BUILDING HEAT AND HUMIDITY ACROSS WESTERN NEW  
YORK, WITH THE AIRPORT REACHING 93F ON THE LAST DAY.  
 
WINDS WERE NEAR NORMAL THIS MONTH, AND THE STRONGEST GUST WAS 43 MPH  
DURING THE MORNING OF THE 14TH AS DAYTIME SUNSHINE MIXED DOWN  
STRONGER WIND GUSTS FROM ALOFT.  
 
IN ALL A QUIET MONTH OF JUNE FOR WESTERN NEW YORK.  
 

 
 
THOMAS  
 

 
 
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