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

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
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 CENTER FOR
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (HTTP://WWW.NCEI.NOAA.GOV/OL/
CLIMATEDATA.HTML). UNOFFICIAL ASOS DAILY SUMMARIES ARE AVAILABLE ON
THE INTERNET AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/CLIMATE/INDEX.PHP?WFO=RIW...

...WORLAND WAS SLIGHTLY COOLER AND MUCH DRIER THAN NORMAL IN
AUGUST...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN AUGUST WAS 69.0 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 1.1 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 17TH COLDEST
AUGUST ON RECORD. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 96 DEGREES ON
THE 1ST AND 28TH. THE COLDEST READING WAS 44 DEGREES ON THE 22ND. NO
TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.18 OF AN INCH...WHICH WAS 42
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS TIES 1964 AND 1991 AS THE 15TH DRIEST AUGUST
ON RECORD. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD WAS THE 15TH...WHEN 0.17
INCHES FELL. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH. THE
HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 44 MPH ON THE 11TH.

...THE WORLAND WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1947 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             106   08/08/1983
                        08/05/1979
 LOW               34   08/30/1964
HIGHEST            96   08/28
                        08/01
LOWEST             44   08/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.7              87.4    -0.7
AVG. MINIMUM     51.4              52.8    -1.4
MEAN             69.0              70.1    -1.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     12
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.79   MM
 MINIMUM            T   1970
TOTALS           0.18              0.43   -0.25
DAILY AVG.       0.01
DAYS >= .01         2
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.17   08/15 TO 08/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       1                23     -22
 SINCE 7/1          1                36     -35
COOLING TOTAL     135               181     -46
 SINCE 1/1        536               506      30
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   0/050
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  08/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/330    DATE  08/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           29
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              1
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     46

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      7

-  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 82 DEGREES... AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 49 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 67 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 37 DEGREES. THE
AVERAGE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.85 INCHES.

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