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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
126 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE HUNT FIELD IN LANDER
FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN OCTOBER 2014 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/...

...AUGUST WAS SLIGHTLY COOLER AND MUCH WETTER THAN NORMAL IN
LANDER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR LANDER IN AUGUST WAS 67.3
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING
FOR THE MONTH WAS 94 DEGREES ON THE 12TH. THE COLDEST READING WAS 43
DEGREES ON THE 24TH. THERE WERE NO TEMPERATURE RECORDS SET FOR THE
MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.61 INCHES...WHICH WAS 264
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 7TH WETTEST AUGUST ON RECORD.
THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 4TH AND
5TH...WHEN  0.44 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. 0.43 OF AN INCH
OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 4TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
0.31 INCHES SET IN 1892. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 51 MPH...WHICH
OCCURRED ON THE 30TH.

...THE LANDER WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             101   08/05/1979
 LOW               23   08/25/1910
HIGHEST            94   08/12
LOWEST             43   08/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.6              85.0    -3.4
AVG. MINIMUM     53.1              54.3    -1.2
MEAN             67.3              69.6    -2.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      5
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.35   1930
 MINIMUM         0.00   1970
                        1969
                        1960
TOTALS           1.61              0.61    1.00
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.02    0.03
DAYS >= .01        13
DAYS >= .10         7
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.44   08/04 TO 08/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      41                24      17
 SINCE 7/1         44                40       4
COOLING TOTAL     123               168     -45
 SINCE 1/1        406               445     -39
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/264
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/200    DATE  08/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/200    DATE  08/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     51

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO SEPTEMBER 2014...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 81 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 50 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 69 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 41. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 1.03 INCHES. THE AVERAGE SNOWFALL IS 2.3
INCHES.

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