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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
125 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN OCTOBER 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.WEATHER.GOV/CLIMATE/INDEX.PHP?WFO=RIW

...WORLAND WAS NEAR AVERAGE FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN AUGUST WAS 70.1
DEGREES...WHICH WAS NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 101
DEGREES ON THE 14TH. THE COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 35 DEGREES
ON THE 23RD...SETTING A NEW RECORD. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD
OF 41 DEGREES...SET IN 1992. ANOTHER RECORD LOW OF 41 DEGREES WAS
SET ON THE 19TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 42 DEGREES...SET
IN 1995. IN ADDITION A RECORD WARMEST LOW WAS SET ON THE 12TH WHEN A
LOW OF 67 DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS RECORD SET IN 1984.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.47 INCHES...WHICH WAS 109
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE
26TH AND 27TH...WHEN 0.23 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. A NEW
RECORD PRECIPITATION WAS SET ON THE 27TH WHEN 0.21 INCHES FELL
...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.19...SET IN 2002. THE HIGHEST
WIND GUST WAS 50 MPH ON THE 17TH.

...THE WORLAND WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1947 TO 2015

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           101   08/14
LOWEST             35   08/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.4              87.4     1.0
AVG. MINIMUM     51.8              52.8    -1.0
MEAN             70.1              70.1     0.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     16
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.79   MM
 MINIMUM            T   1970
TOTALS           0.47              0.43    0.04
DAILY AVG.       0.02
DAYS >= .01         8
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.23   08/26 TO 08/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      30                23       7
 SINCE 7/1         37                36       1
COOLING TOTAL     197               181      16
 SINCE 1/1        576               506      70
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   0/057
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/340    DATE  08/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/340    DATE  08/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           30
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              1
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     45

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                7     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                     12

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO SEPTEMBER 2015...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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