Seattle Records - June 2015

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Seattle Records - June 2015

Postby Abby_wx » Tue Jun 30, 2015 11:46 pm

.CLIMATE...AFTER TODAYS SEATAC AIRPORT HIGH OF 87 AND LOW OF 59 AS
OF 5 PM...HERE ARE SOME - WOW - MONTH OF JUNE STATISTICS. THESE NEW
RECORDS WERE NOT EVEN CLOSE.

THE AVERAGE HIGH FOR JUNE WAS 78.9 DEGREES...WARMEST EVER. THE
PREVIOUS RECORD WAS 75.5 DEGREES IN 1992. THE AVERAGE LOW FOR THE
MONTH WAS 56.4 DEGREES...THE OLD RECORD WAS 55.7 DEGREES IN 2013.
AND FOR THE OVERALL AVERAGE MONTHLY TEMPERATURE...JUNE 2015 FINISHED
WITH A NEW ALL-TIME RECORD OF 68.0 DEGREES BREAKING THE OLD JUNE
MONTHLY RECORD SET IN 1969 OF 65.8 DEGREES - AGAIN NOT EVEN CLOSE.

TO PUT THIS WARM JUNE IN PERSPECTIVE...THE MONTH WOULD BE THE 12TH
WARMEST JULY ON RECORD AND THE 9TH WARMEST AUGUST ON RECORD.
SEATAC AIRPORT RECORDS BEGAN IN 1945.

NOT ONLY HAS IT BEEN WARM BUT ALSO QUITE DRY. JUNE 2015 FINISHED
WITH ONLY 0.23 INCHES OF RAIN MAKING IT THE 4TH DRIEST JUNE ON
RECORD. THE MAY 1ST THROUGH JUNE 30TH RAINFALL TOTAL WAS 0.81 INCHES
- THE DRIEST ON RECORD. THE OLD RECORD WAS 1.26 INCHES IN 1992.

NUMEROUS OTHER RECORDS HAVE BEEN BROKEN ACROSS WESTERN WASHINGTON
THIS JUNE. THESE RECORDS WILL BE SUMMARIZED WED IN A PUBLIC
INFORMATION STATEMENT. FELTON/BUEHNER


CLIMATE...THIS WAS THE WARMEST JUNE IN SEATTLE IN RECORDED HISTORY.
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AT SEA-TAC AIRPORT WAS 67.7
DEGREES...BLOWING SECOND PLACE OUT OF THE WATER AT 64.9 DEGREES SET
IN 1992. IN ADDITION...THIS WAS THE SECOND WARMEST JANUARY THROUGH
JUNE IN SEATTLE HISTORY...WITH THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE BEING 53.8
DEGREES AT SEA-TAC AIRPORT. THE RECORD STANDS AT 54.1 DEGREES SET IN
1934 WHEN RECORDS WERE KEPT AT THE SEATTLE FEDERAL BUILDING. JSMITH
Near Hwy 1 McCallum exit; elevation 55 m (180 ft).

Winter 16/17 stats (Mar 09)...

Total snowfall: 125 cm
Days with snow: 26
Lows <= 0°C: 59
Highs <= 0°C: 22
Low min: -10.4°C (Dec 15th)
Low max: -4.3°C (Dec 17th)
Low wind chill: -14.0°C (Dec 16th)

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Re: Seattle Records - June 2015

Postby Hound » Fri Jul 03, 2015 12:34 am

Insane! Plus all the fires down there too.
Fraser Heights, Surrey. (Elevation: 85 M. 278 Ft.)


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