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CLMBPI

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1200 PM MST WED MAR 1 2017

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MILEY MEMORIAL FIELD
IN BIG PINEY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN APRIL 2017 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

...BIG PINEY HAD A WETTER AND WARMER THAN NORMAL FEBRUARY..

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN FEBRUARY WAS 17.3
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING
FOR THE MONTH WAS 43 DEGREES ON THE 9TH...AND THE COLDEST READING
WAS 20 DEGREES BELOW ZERO ON THE 28TH. THERE WERE NO TEMPERATURE
RECORDS BROKEN THIS MONTH.

BIG PINEY HAD ITS 2ND WETTEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD WITH A TOTAL OF
0.75 INCHES OF TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH. THE WETTEST
FEBRUARY IS 2004 WHEN 0.82 INCHES FELL. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS
0.40 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL FOR THE MONTH AND 214 PERCENT OF THE NORMAL.
THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS ON THE 6TH AND
7TH...WHEN 0.27 INCHES FELL. THREE DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE
SET IN FEBRUARY...0.13 OF AN INCH SET ON THE 4TH...BREAKING 0.10 SET
BACK IN 1985...0.25 INCHES FELL ON THE 7TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 0.20 SET IN 2005...AND 0.10 INCHES FELL ON THE 10TH
BREAKING THE 2008 RECORD OF 0.01 INCHES. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS
53 MPH ON THE 7TH.

...THE BIG PINEY WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1976 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              57   02/13/2015
 LOW              -43   02/06/1989
HIGHEST            43   02/09
LOWEST            -20   02/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     28.3              29.0    -0.7
AVG. MINIMUM      6.3               0.3     6.0
MEAN             17.3              14.6     2.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     16
DAYS MIN <= 32     28
DAYS MIN <= 0      10

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         0.99   1995
 MINIMUM            T   2010
                        1988
                        1983
TOTALS           0.75              0.35    0.40
DAILY AVG.       0.03
DAYS >= .01         9
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.27   02/06 TO 02/07
                        02/07 TO 02/07
                        02/07 TO 02/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1329              1410     -81
 SINCE 7/1       7430              7523     -93
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/300    DATE  02/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/310    DATE  02/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            9
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     83

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               21     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      0

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO MARCH 2017...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 34 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 6 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 48
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 19. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.44 INCHES.
$$


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