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CLMBPI

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1137 AM MDT FRI SEP 1 2017

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MILEY MEMORIAL FIELD
IN BIG PINEY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN OCTOBER 2017 FROM THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC
DATA CENTER (HTTP://WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV/OL/CLIMATEDATA.HTML).
UNOFFICIAL ASOS DAILY SUMMARIES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT
HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/CLIMATE/INDEX.PHP?WFO=RIW

...BIG PINEY WAS NEAR NORMAL IN AUGUST..

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN AUGUST WAS 59.9 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 0.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT 12TH WARMEST
AUGUST ON RECORD. THE WARMEST READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 87 DEGREES
ON THE 1ST...2ND AND THE 28TH. THE COLDEST READING WAS 32 DEGREES ON
THE 22ND. NO TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.64 INCHES...WHICH WAS 93
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 10TH WETTEST AUGUST ON RECORD.
THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS ON THE 9TH...WHEN 0.19
INCHES FELL. 0.07 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE
12TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.06...SET IN 1998. THE
HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 53 MPH ON THE 13TH.

...THE BIG PINEY  WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1976 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   08/06/2003
 LOW               19   08/27/1992
                        08/26/1992
HIGHEST            87   08/28
                        08/02
                        08/01
LOWEST             32   08/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.4              79.0     0.4
AVG. MINIMUM     40.4              40.3     0.1
MEAN             59.9              59.6     0.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.82   1997
 MINIMUM            T   1996
                        1991
TOTALS           0.64              0.69   -0.05
DAILY AVG.       0.02
DAYS >= .01         9
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.19   08/09 TO 08/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     155               176     -21
 SINCE 7/1        187               293    -106
COOLING TOTAL       2                11      -9
 SINCE 1/1         27                35      -8
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/270    DATE  08/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/290    DATE  08/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           27
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     52

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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 2017...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 74 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 36 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 62 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 27. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.78 INCHES.

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