STATE EXTREMES 

                                                          Date or
                                            Value          Year          Location

ALASKA

Record Highest Temperature                   100         27 Jun 1915     Fort Yukon
Record Lowest Temperature                    -80         23 Jan 1971     Prospect Creek Camp
Highest Average Annual Temperature           45.8                        Annette WB Ap
Lowest Average Annual Temperature             9.8                        Barter Island
Consecutive Days Max >= 70                   48 days     3 occurrences   2 stations
Consecutive Days Min <= 32                  321 days    Aug 55-Jun 56    Barrow

Record Maximum Annual Precipitation         332.29          1976         McLeod Harbor
Record Minimum Annual Precipitation           1.61          1935         Barrow
Record Maximum 24-hour Precipitation         15.20       12 Oct 1982     Angoon
Highest Average Annual Precipitation        224.90                       Little Port Walter
Lowest Average Annual Precipitation           4.26                       Kuparuk
Consecutive Days Measurable Precip           69 days    Nov 93-Jan 94    Little Port Walter
Consecutive Days with no Measurable Precip     ?

Record Maximum Winter Snowfall               974.5         1952-53       Thompson Pass
Record Maximum 1-Day Snowfall                 62.0       29 Dec 1955     Thompson Pass
Highest Average Annual Snowfall              551.5                       Thompson Pass


ARIZONA

Record Highest Temperature                   128         29 Jun 1994     Lake Havasu City
Record Lowest Temperature                    -40          7 Jan 1971     Hawley Lake
Highest Average Annual Temperature           76.3                        Lake Havasu City
Lowest Average Annual Temperature            38.3                        Sunrise Mountain
Consecutive Days Max >= 90                  184 days     Apr-Oct 1992    Yuma WSO AP
Consecutive Days Min <= 32                  241 days    Oct 76-May 77    Fort Valley

Record Maximum Annual Precipitation          58.92          1978         Hawley Lake
Record Minimum Annual Precipitation            .07          1956         Davis Dam
Record Maximum 24-hour Precipitation         11.40      4-5 Sep 1970     Workman Creek
Highest Average Annual Precipitation         38.18                       Hawley Lake
Lowest Average Annual Precipitation           2.67                       Lake Havasu City
Consecutive Days Measurable Precip           31 days     Jul-Aug 1983    Greer
Consecutive Days with no Measurable Precip  352 days  Feb 1901-Jan 1902  Sentinel   

Record Maximum Winter Snowfall               400.9         1972-73       Sunrise Mountain
Record Maximum 1-Day Snowfall                 38.0       14 Dec 1967     Heber Ranger Stn
Highest Average Annual Snowfall              243.0                       Sunrise Mountain


CALIFORNIA

Record Highest Temperature                   134         10 Jul 1913     Greenland Ranch
Record Lowest Temperature                    -45         20 Jan 1937     Boca
Highest Average Annual Temperature           76.3                        Death Valley
Lowest Average Annual Temperature            27.4                        White Mountain 1
Consecutive Days Max >= 90                  205 days     Apr-Oct 1992    Death Valley
Consecutive Days Min <= 32                  265 days    Sep 72-May 73    White Mountain 2

Record Maximum Annual Precipitation         153.54          1909         Monumental
Record Minimum Annual Precipitation            .00          1929         Death Valley
Record Maximum 24-hour Precipitation         26.12     22-23 Jan 1943    Hoegees Camp
Highest Average Annual Precipitation        104.18                       Honeydew 1 SW
Lowest Average Annual Precipitation           2.25                       Death Valley
Consecutive Days Measurable Precip           63 days     Jan-Mar 1998    Gasquet R.S.
Consecutive Days with no Measurable Precip  468 days    Aug 55-Jan 57    Ocotillo

Record Maximum Winter Snowfall               884.0         1906-07       Tamarack
Record Maximum 1-Day Snowfall                 60.0     18-19 Jan 1933    Giant Forest
Highest Average Annual Snowfall              470.7                       Soda Springs


COLORADO

Record Highest Temperature                   118         11 Jul 1888     Bennett
Record Lowest Temperature                    -61          1 Feb 1985     Maybell
Highest Average Annual Temperature           56.4                        Eversoll Ranch
Lowest Average Annual Temperature            29.2                        Berthoud Pass
Consecutive Days Max >= 90                   76 days     Jun-Sep 1983    Las Animas
Consecutive Days Min <= 32                  310 days    Aug 85-Jun 86    Taylor Park

Record Maximum Annual Precipitation          92.84          1897         Ruby
Record Minimum Annual Precipitation           1.69          1939         Buena Vista
Record Maximum 24-hour Precipitation         11.08       17 Jun 1965     Holly
Highest Average Annual Precipitation         45.35                       Wolf Creek Pass 1 E
Lowest Average Annual Precipitation           7.05                       Center 4 SSW
Consecutive Days Measurable Precip           45 days    Nov 83-Jan 84    Berthoud Pass
Consecutive Days with no Measurable Precip  156 days    Oct 36-Mar 37    Haswell

Record Maximum Winter Snowfall               807.0         1978-79       Wolf Creek Pass 1 E
Record Maximum 1-Day Snowfall                 75.8     14-15 Apr 1921    Silver Lake
Highest Average Annual Snowfall              434.8                       Wolf Creek Pass 1 E


HAWAII

Record Highest Temperature                   100         27 Apr 1931     Pahala
Record Lowest Temperature                     12         17 May 1979     Mauna Kea Obs
Highest Average Annual Temperature           77.4                        Kaneohe 838.1
Lowest Average Annual Temperature            44.7                        Mauna Loa Slope Obs
Consecutive Days Max >= 90                   49 days    Aug-Sep 1979     Puukohola Heiau
Consecutive Days Min <= 32                   27 days    2 occurrences    Mauna Loa Slope Obs

Record Maximum Annual Precipitation         704.83          1982         Kukui
Record Minimum Annual Precipitation            .19          1953         Kawaihae
Record Maximum 24-hour Precipitation         38.00     24-25 Jan 1956    Kilauea Plantation
Highest Average Annual Precipitation        379.02                       Mount Waialeale 1047
Lowest Average Annual Precipitation           7.23                       Mauna Kea Obs
Consecutive Days Measurable Precip          247 days    Aug 93-May 94    Kaneohe Ranch
Consecutive Days with no Measurable Precip  352 days     Jan-Dec 1969    Kaunakakai

IDAHO

Record Highest Temperature                   118         28 Jul 1934     Orofino
Record Lowest Temperature                    -60         18 Jan 1943     Island Park Dam
Highest Average Annual Temperature           55.3                        Swan Falls PH
Lowest Average Annual Temperature            34.3                        Obsidian 2 NNW
Consecutive Days Max >= 90                   77 days     Jun-Sep 1967    Slate Creek R.S.
Consecutive Days Min <= 32                  267 days    Aug 66-May 67    Galena

Record Maximum Annual Precipitation          81.05          1933         Roland
Record Minimum Annual Precipitation           2.09          1947         Grand View
Record Maximum 24-hour Precipitation          7.17       23 Nov 1909     Rattlesnake Creek
Highest Average Annual Precipitation         48.87                       Burke 2 ENE
Lowest Average Annual Precipitation           6.96                       Grand View 2 W
Consecutive Days Measurable Precip           36 days     Nov-Dec 1998    Fenn R.S.
Consecutive Days with no Measurable Precip  165 days     Jun-Nov 1999    Bruneau

Record Maximum Winter Snowfall               441.8         1949-50       Roland West Portal
Record Maximum 1-Day Snowfall                 38.0       11 Feb 1959     Sun Valley
Highest Average Annual Snowfall              283.5                       Mullan Pass


MONTANA

Record Highest Temperature                   117          5 Jul 1937     Medicine Lake
Record Lowest Temperature                    -70         20 Jan 1954     Rogers Pass
Highest Average Annual Temperature           50.2                        Yellowtail Dam
Lowest Average Annual Temperature            33.8                        Cooke City
Consecutive Days Max >= 90                   38 days     Jul-Sep 1922    Crow Agency
Consecutive Days Min <= 32                  251 days    Sep 70-May 71    West Yellowstone

Record Maximum Annual Precipitation          55.51          1953         Summit
Record Minimum Annual Precipitation           2.97          1960         Belfry
Record Maximum 24-hour Precipitation         11.50       20 Jun 1921     Circle
Highest Average Annual Precipitation         40.80                       Many Glacier
Lowest Average Annual Precipitation           9.07                       Glen 4 N
Consecutive Days Measurable Precip           33 days     Jan-Feb 1953    3 stations
Consecutive Days with no Measurable Precip  147 days    Sep 60-Feb 61    Del Bonita

Record Maximum Winter Snowfall               426.0         1964-65       Kings Hill
Record Maximum 1-Day Snowfall                 44.0       29 Jan 1972     Summit
Highest Average Annual Snowfall              305.5                       Kings Hill


NEVADA

Record Highest Temperature                   125         29 Jun 1994*    Laughlin
Record Lowest Temperature                    -50          8 Jan 1937     San Jacinto
Highest Average Annual Temperature           73.5                        Laughlin
Lowest Average Annual Temperature            38.9                        Wildhorse Reservoir
Consecutive Days Max >= 90                  153 days     May-Oct 1992    Laughlin
Consecutive Days Min <= 32                  232 days   Sep 00-May 2001   Wildhorse Reservoir

Record Maximum Annual Precipitation          59.03          1969         Mt. Rose Resort
Record Minimum Annual Precipitation          Trace          1898         Hot Springs
Record Maximum 24-hour Precipitation          7.13       31 Jan 1963     Mt. Rose Highway Stn
Highest Average Annual Precipitation         30.60                       Mt. Rose Bowl
Lowest Average Annual Precipitation           2.91                       Indian Springs
Consecutive Days Measurable Precip           19 days    2 occurrences    2 locations
Consecutive Days with no Measurable Precip  312 days   Mar 28-Jan 1929   Mina

Record Maximum Winter Snowfall               323.0         1968-69       Mt. Rose resort
Record Maximum 1-Day Snowfall                   ?
Highest Average Annual Snowfall              123.1                       Daggett Pass


NEW MEXICO

Record Highest Temperature                   122         27 Jun 1994     Waste Isoltn Pilot Plt
Record Lowest Temperature                    -50          1 Feb 1951     Gavilan
Highest Average Annual Temperature           64.4                        Waste Isoltn Pilot Plt  
Lowest Average Annual Temperature            37.3                        Sandia Crest
Consecutive Days Max >= 90                  110 days    Jun-Sep 1924     Gage 4 ESE
Consecutive Days Min <= 32                  256 days    Sep 60-May 61    Gascon

Record Maximum Annual Precipitation          62.45          1941         White Tail
Record Minimum Annual Precipitation           1.00          1910         Hermanas
Record Maximum 24-hour Precipitation         11.28     18-19 May 1955    Lake Maloya
Highest Average Annual Precipitation         30.42                       Cloudcroft
Lowest Average Annual Precipitation           5.96                       Newcomb
Consecutive Days Measurable Precip           26 days    Aug-Sep 1963     Wolf Canyon
Consecutive Days with no Measurable Precip  230 days    Oct 66-May 67    Engle 14 E

Record Maximum Winter Snowfall               483.0         1911-12       Anchor Mine
Record Maximum 1-Day Snowfall                 36.0       12 Mar 1978*    Red River
Highest Average Annual Snowfall              147.0                       Bateman Ranch


OREGON

Record Highest Temperature                   119         10 Aug 1898     Pendleton
Record Lowest Temperature                    -54         10 Feb 1933*    Seneca
Highest Average Annual Temperature           55.3                        Illahe
Lowest Average Annual Temperature            38.1                        Crater Lake NP
Consecutive Days Max >= 90                   74 days    Jun-Sep 1967     Ontario
Consecutive Days Min <= 32                  209 days    2 occurrences    Crater Lake NP

Record Maximum Annual Precipitation         204.04          1996         Laurel Mountain
Record Minimum Annual Precipitation           3.33          1939         Warm Springs Res.
Record Maximum 24-hour Precipitation         11.65       19 Nov 1996     Port Orford
Highest Average Annual Precipitation        130.57                       Valsetz
Lowest Average Annual Precipitation           7.16                       Fields
Consecutive Days Measurable Precip           79 days    Dec 97-Feb 98    Otis
Consecutive Days with no Measurable Precip  141 days    May-Sep 1951     Simnasho

Record Maximum Winter Snowfall               835.5         1932-33       Crater Lake NP
Record Maximum 1-Day Snowfall                 37.0       17 Jan 1951*    Crater Lake NP 
Highest Average Annual Snowfall              529.9                       Crater Lake NP


PACIFIC ISLANDS

Record Highest Temperature                   106         13 Jan 1969*    Anguar
Record Lowest Temperature                     48         12 Oct 1966     Anguar
Highest Average Annual Temperature           83.2                        Canton Island
Lowest Average Annual Temperature            63.9                        Kadena AFB Okinawa
Consecutive Days Max >= 90                  
Consecutive Days Min <= 32                  

Record Maximum Annual Precipitation         336.26          1997         Paies-Kitti
Record Minimum Annual Precipitation           7.79          1954         Canton Island
Record Maximum 24-hour Precipitation         42.20        8 Sep 1956     Kadena AFB Okinawa
Highest Average Annual Precipitation        220.76                       Paies-Kitti
Lowest Average Annual Precipitation          26.30                       Johnston Island
Consecutive Days Measurable Precip
Consecutive Days with no Measurable Precip


UTAH

Record Highest Temperature                   117          5 Jul 1985     Saint George
Record Lowest Temperature                    -69          1 Feb 1985     Peter's Sink
Highest Average Annual Temperature           61.1                        Zion Nat'l Park
Lowest Average Annual Temperature            34.6                        Electra Lake
Consecutive Days Max >= 90                  115 days     May-Sep 1956    2 locations
Consecutive Days Min <= 32                  256 days    Sep 94-Jun 95    Brian Head

Record Maximum Annual Precipitation         108.54          1983         Alta
Record Minimum Annual Precipitation           1.34          1974         Myton
Record Maximum 24-hour Precipitation          6.00 (Est)  5 Sep 1970     Bug Point
Highest Average Annual Precipitation         56.19                       Alta
Lowest Average Annual Precipitation           4.81                       Wendover WSO Ap
Consecutive Days Measurable Precip           30 days     Nov-Dec 1983    Alta
Consecutive Days with no Measurable Precip  211 days   Oct 03-May 1904   Emery

Record Maximum Winter Snowfall               846.8         1982-83       Alta
Record Maximum 1-Day Snowfall                 38.0      1-2 Dec 1982     Alta
Highest Average Annual Snowfall              516.3                       Alta


WASHINGTON

Record Highest Temperature                   118          5 Aug 1961     Ice Harbor Dam
Record Lowest Temperature                    -48         30 Dec 1968     Mazama & Winthrop
Highest Average Annual Temperature           55.6                        Lower Granite Dam
Lowest Average Annual Temperature            36.5                        Mt. Spokane Summit
Consecutive Days Max >= 90                   48 days     Jul-Aug 1961    Trinidad 2 SSE
Consecutive Days Min <= 32                  201 days    Oct 36-May 37    Bumping Lake

Record Maximum Annual Precipitation         184.56          1931         Wynoochee Oxbow
Record Minimum Annual Precipitation           2.61          1930         Wahluke
Record Maximum 24-hour Precipitation         14.26     23-24 Nov 1986    Mt. Mitchell #2
Highest Average Annual Precipitation        137.21                       Quinalt Rngr Stn
Lowest Average Annual Precipitation           6.84                       Priest Rapids Dam
Consecutive Days Measurable Precip           55 days    Nov 96-Feb 97    Centralia
Consecutive Days with no Measurable Precip  140 days    Apr-Sep 1973     White Swan

Record Maximum Winter Snowfall              1140.0        1998-99        Mount Baker Ski Area
Record Maximum 1-Day Snowfall                 52.0       21 Jan 1935     Winthrop
Highest Average Annual Snowfall              680.0                       Rainier Paradise RS


WYOMING

Record Highest Temperature                   114         12 Jul 1900     Basin
Record Lowest Temperature                    -66          9 Feb 1933     Riverside R.S.
Highest Average Annual Temperature           49.9                        Lingle 2 S
Lowest Average Annual Temperature            30.8                        Darwin Ranch
Consecutive Days Max >= 90                   41 days    Jul-Aug 1964     Basin
Consecutive Days Min <= 32                  277 days   Oct 67-Jul 68     Kendall

Record Maximum Annual Precipitation          55.46          1945         Grassy Lake Dam
Record Minimum Annual Precipitation           1.28          1960         Lysite
Record Maximum 24-hour Precipitation          6.06        1 Aug 1985     Cheyenne
Highest Average Annual Precipitation         32.31                       Snake River
Lowest Average Annual Precipitation           5.11                       Lysite
Consecutive Days Measurable Precip           25 days    Jan-Feb 1950     Moose
Consecutive Days with no Measurable Precip  180 days   Nov 87-Apr 88     Deaver

Record Maximum Winter Snowfall               491.6         1921-22       Bechler River
Record Maximum 1-Day Snowfall                 38.0       14 Mar 1973     Burgess Junction
Highest Average Annual Snowfall              270.1                       Snake River



(*) Also at earlier dates at the same time or other places.