Western Skagit County

 Record Report  Statement as of 1:27 am PDT on July 07, 2015


... Record high temperature set at Seattle WA WFO...

A record high temperature of 87 degrees was set at Seattle WA WFO
yesterday. This breaks the old record of 85 set in 2014.



 Public Information Statement  Statement as of 6:00 am PDT on July 7, 2015


The entire state of Washington saw below normal precipitation for
the month of June... with only the northeast region of the state
seeing above 50 percent of normal for the month. For some
areas... June 2015 was in the top 5 for driest on record. As for the
water year... most of the state was near normal with only the
southwest interior and northeast regions in the below normal
category.

In western Washington... the monthly percentage of normal for
precipitation ranged from 11 percent for the coast to 31 percentof
normal in both the northwest and southwest interiors. The greatest
amount of precipitation at the clite stations for the
mountains... coast... and interior lowlands was 1.46 inches at
Quilcene in the Olympics... 0.46 at Clearwater... and 1.24 inches at
Mayfield in the southwest interior.

For eastern Washington... the percentage of normal for precipitation
ranged from 6 percent for the Central Basin to 63 percent in the
northeast region. The greatest amount of precipitation at climate
stations for the mountains and lowlands was 0.63 inches at Mazama on
the east slopes of the Cascades... and 2.06 inches at Republic in the
northeast region.

The outlook for July and beyond... for the next two weeks the outlook
is for above normal precipitation for Washington state. The monthly
outlook for July is calling for below normal precipitation for the
state. The three month outlook from July to September is calling for
equal chances of above... below... or near normal precipitation for
the state.

The Table below gives precipitation figures as a percent of normal
for regions of Washington. The current water year began 1 October
2014 and ends 30 September 2015.

                         June water year past 3 past 12
                         2015 to date months months
western Washington
coast 11 94 38 94
Olympics 18 94 46 92
northwest interior 31 103 41 105
Puget Sound lowlands 13 90 41 95
southwest interior 31 84 45 85
west foothills casca 20 91 46 94
Cascades west 21 94 46 95

Eastern Washington
east slopes Cascades 31 93 44 96
Okanogan 21 92 55 96
Central Basin 6 92 76 95
northeast 63 84 62 84
Palouse and blue mtn 36 94 56 89



The Table below expresses precipitation in inches and as a percent of
normal for a variety of locations around the state. Occasionally
missing data at a site are estimated using observed data from
surrounding stations.

                     June water year past 12 months
               inches pct inches pct inches pct

Quillayute 0.20 6 86.35 95 92.41 95
Hoquiam 0.38 17 57.91 92 64.17 97
Bellingham 0.50 27 32.55 105 38.08 111
Seattle 0.23 15 32.62 95 37.43 102
Olympia 0.14 8 39.66 85 44.45 91
Longview 0.97 43 37.20 85 41.47 89

Concrete 0.55 19 61.41 96 69.45 102
Snoqualmie fall 0.51 17 50.68 90 58.72 99
randle* 0.61 20 47.65 91 53.71 99
Diablo dam 0.81 33 72.82 103 78.28 105
Stampede Pass 0.60 17 61.90 84 71.20 91
Paradise 0.84 20 107.25 98 116.87 103

Winthrop 0.37 31 13.52 104 16.21 117
Stehekin 0.46 53 34.38 101 38.10 106
leavenworth* 0.33 31 22.83 97 24.89 100
Mount Adams 0.24 19 37.98 87 40.37 89
Wenatchee 0.04 6 6.91 84 8.28 96
Yakima 0.01 2 6.33 85 7.75 95

Coulee Dam 0.09 9 8.65 92 10.82 113
Lind 0.00 0 7.55 87 8.42 95
Republic 2.06 105 13.95 100 16.77 111
Spokane 0.07 6 11.56 79 12.58 87
Pullman 0.45 69 16.09 104 17.36 90
Dayton 0.08 6 13.82 80 15.69 88

* = estimated



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