Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1257 PM MDT SAT AUG 1 2015

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR RIVERTON REGIONAL AIRPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2015...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2015 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN SEPTEMBER 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

...JULY WAS THE 3RD COLDEST AND THE 4TH WETTEST ON RECORD IN
RIVERTON...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR RIVERTON IN JULY WAS 69.4
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 3RD
COLDEST JULY ON RECORD. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 94
DEGREES ON THE 4TH AND 26TH. A RECORD LOW HIGH OF 69 DEGREES
OCCURRED ON THE 18TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 85
DEGREES...SET IN 2001. THE COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 47
DEGREES ON THE 28TH AND 29TH...SETTING NEW RECORDS. THESE BROKE THE
PREVIOUS RECORDS OF 50 DEGREES...SET IN 2002 AND
2004...RESPECTIVELY. ANOTHER RECORD LOW OF 50 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE
16TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 52 DEGREES...SET IN 1999.
ANOTHER RECORD LOW OF 49 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 19TH...BREAKING THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 50 DEGREES...SET IN 2000.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.10 INCHES...WHICH WAS 124
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 4TH WETTEST JULY ON RECORD. THE
WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE 7TH AND 8TH...WHEN 0.85
OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. 0.40 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION
FELL ON THE 7TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.03 SET IN 2007.
0.45 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 8TH...BREAKING THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF A TRACE...LAST SET IN 2000. 0.11 OF AN INCH OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 6TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.01
SET IN 2010. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 59 MPH ON THE 27TH.

...THE RIVERTON WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1995 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   07/18/2006
                        07/15/2006
                        07/13/2005
 LOW               40   07/07/2010
HIGHEST            94   07/26
                        07/04
LOWEST             47   07/29
                        07/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.9              87.2    -3.3
AVG. MINIMUM     54.9              56.3    -1.4
MEAN             69.4              71.7    -2.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      6
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.67   2007
 MINIMUM            T   2008
TOTALS           1.10              0.89    0.21
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.03    0.01
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.85   07/07 TO 07/08


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0                MM      MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      10                12      -2
 SINCE 7/1         10                12      -2
COOLING TOTAL     154               220     -66
 SINCE 1/1        285               295     -10
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/306
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/260    DATE  07/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/270    DATE  07/27

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     44

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     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 AUGUST 2015...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 88 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 57 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 80
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 53 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.52 INCHES.

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