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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
251 AM MDT THU SEP 1 2016

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN OCTOBER 2016 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 DRIER THAN NORMAL IN AUGUST...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN AUGUST WAS 70.2
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 0.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF
THE MONTH WAS 100 DEGREES ON THE 2ND AND 3RD. A NEW RECORD HIGH OF
100 DEGREES OCCURRED ON THE 2ND...TYING THE PREVIOUS RECORD...LAST
SET IN 2001. A RECORD MINIMUM HIGH OF 68 DEGREES OCCURRED ON THE
19TH...TYING THE PREVIOUS RECORD SET IN 1979. THE COLDEST READING
WAS 40 DEGREES ON THE 27TH. A NEW RECORD LOW OF 41 DEGREES OCCURRED
ON THE 20TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 43...SET IN 1964.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS A 0.27 OF AN INCH...WHICH WAS
63 PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS ON
THE 7TH AND 8TH...WHEN 0.19 OF AN INCH FELL. 0.18 OF AN INCH OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 7TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
0.11...SET IN 1987. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 53 MPH ON THE 6TH.

...THE WORLAND WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1947 TO 2016

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           100   08/03
                        08/02
LOWEST             40   08/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.1              87.4     0.7
AVG. MINIMUM     52.3              52.8    -0.5
MEAN             70.2              70.1     0.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     18
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.79   MM
 MINIMUM            T   1970
TOTALS           0.27              0.43   -0.16
DAILY AVG.       0.01
DAYS >= .01         4
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.19   08/07 TO 08/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      27                23       4
 SINCE 7/1         31                36      -5
COOLING TOTAL     199               181      18
 SINCE 1/1        665               506     159
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/191
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/310    DATE  08/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/330    DATE  08/06

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)     40

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO SEPTEMBER 2016...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 83 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 49 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 73 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 39 DEGREES. THE
AVERAGE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.80 INCHES.

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