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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
108 PM MDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MILEY MEMORIAL FIELD
IN BIG PINEY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

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

...OCTOBER WAS THE 2ND WARMEST AND 8TH DRIEST ON RECORD FOR BIG
PINEY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN OCTOBER WAS 42.3
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 4.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL...MAKING IT THE 2ND
WARMEST OCTOBER ON RECORD...WITH THE WARMEST OCTOBER COMING IN
2003...WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 43.4 DEGREES. THE WARMEST
DAILY HIGH FOR THE MONTH WAS 71 DEGREES ON THE 7TH. THERE WERE
SEVERAL DAILY RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES SET OR TIED DURING THE MONTH.
THE FIRST OCCURRED ON THE 24TH WHEN A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 69
DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS RECORD HIGH SET IN 1999. THE SECOND RECORD
CAME ON THE 25TH WHEN A RECORD HIGH OF 69 DEGREES BROKE THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 68 DEGREES...LAST SET IN 1999. THE LAST DAILY RECORD HIGH
OCCURRED ON THE 31ST...WHEN A RECORD HIGH OF 63 DEGREES BROKE THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 62 DEGREES...LAST SET IN 2012. THE COLDEST
READING OF THE MONTH WAS 12 DEGREES ON THE 28TH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.09 INCHES...WHICH WAS 17
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 8TH DRIEST OCTOBER ON RECORD.
THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS 0.07 INCHES ON THE
21ST...WHICH SET A NEW DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORD FOR THE
21ST...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF A TRACE...WHICH WAS LAST SET IN
2008. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 43 MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 21ST.


...THE BIG PINEY WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1976 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   10/03/2010
                        10/08/1980
                        10/07/1980
 LOW              -23   10/29/1984
HIGHEST            71   10/07
LOWEST             12   10/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.6              55.2     5.4
AVG. MINIMUM     24.0              21.3     2.7
MEAN             42.3              38.2     4.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32     29
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.63   1986
 MINIMUM            T   1996
                        1989
                        1988
TOTALS           0.09              0.53   -0.44
DAILY AVG.       0.00
DAYS >= .01         3
DAYS >= .10         0
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.07   10/21 TO 10/21
                        10/20 TO 10/21
                        10/21 TO 10/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     694               829    -135
 SINCE 7/1       1277              1580    -303
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1         26                35      -9
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/290    DATE  10/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/280    DATE  10/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           28
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO NOVEMBER 2014...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE FIRST
OF THE MONTH IS 47 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 16
DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 30
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 3 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.21 INCHES.

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