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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
610 AM MST MON DEC 1 2014

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR ROCK SPRINGS FOR THE
MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN JANUARY 2015 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.CRH.NOAA.GOV/RIW/CLIMATE/...

...ROCK SPRINGS WAS MUCH DRIER THAN NORMAL IN NOVEMBER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR ROCK SPRINGS IN NOVEMBER WAS 30.3
DEGREES... WHICH WAS 0.5 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING
FOR THE MONTH WAS 64 DEGREES ON THE 1ST...TYING THE PREVIOUS RECORD
SET IN 1988. A NEW RECORD HIGH OF 55 DEGREES OCCURRED ON THE
28TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 53...SET IN 1986. THE COLDEST
READING WAS -12 DEGREES ON THE 13TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD
OF -4...SET IN 1959. THIS WAS AT THE END OF 3 CONSECUTIVE RECORD
LOWS. A NEW RECORD LOW OF -4 DEGREES OCCURRED ON THE 11TH...TYING
THE PREVIOUS RECORD SET IN 2000. A NEW RECORD LOW OF -11 DEGREES
OCCURRED ON THE 12TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 1
DEGREE...ALSO SET IN 2000.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS ONLY 0.13 OF AN INCH...WHICH
WAS 27 PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH
WAS THE 22ND...WHEN 0.05 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. 0.03 OF
AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 10TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF A TRACE...SET IN 2004. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 60
MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 22ND.

...THE ROCK SPRINGS WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER
2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              66   11/05/2009
                        11/04/1977
 LOW              -13   11/30/1979
                        11/27/1976
HIGHEST            64   11/01
LOWEST            -12   11/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.5              40.4     0.1
AVG. MINIMUM     20.2              21.2    -1.0
MEAN             30.3              30.8    -0.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8
DAYS MIN <= 32     23
DAYS MIN <= 0       4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.60   1983
 MINIMUM         0.00   1974
TOTALS           0.13              0.49   -0.36
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.02   -0.02
DAYS >= .01         5
DAYS >= .10         0
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.05   11/22 TO 11/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1032              1026       6
 SINCE 7/1       1816              1993    -177
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        307               286      21
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              15.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION  12/253
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/260    DATE  11/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/260    DATE  11/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      4

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

LOOKING AHEAD TO DECEMBER 2014...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 36 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 17. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 28
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 10. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.49 INCHES.

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