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

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE HUNT FIELD IN LANDER
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

...LANDER WAS SLIGHTLY COOLER AND SLIGHTLY DRIER IN AUGUST...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR LANDER IN AUGUST WAS 68.3
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 1.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF
THE MONTH WAS 95 DEGREES ON THE 2ND. A RECORD MINIMUM HIGH OF 54
DEGREES OCCURRED ON THE 19TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
65...SET IN 1939. THE COLDEST READING WAS 42 DEGREES ON THE
20TH...26TH...AND 27TH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.52...WHICH WAS 85 PERCENT OF
NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD DURING THE MONTH WAS THE 18TH AND
19TH...WHEN 0.39 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. NO PRECIPITATION
RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 60 MPH
ON THE 7TH.

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             101   08/05/1979
 LOW               23   08/25/1910
HIGHEST            95   08/02
LOWEST             42   08/27
                        08/26
                        08/20
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.7              85.0    -0.3
AVG. MINIMUM     51.9              54.3    -2.4
MEAN             68.3              69.6    -1.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     12
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.61   2014
 MINIMUM         0.00   1970
                        1969
                        1914
TOTALS           0.52              0.61   -0.09
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.39   08/18 TO 08/19

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      48                24      24
 SINCE 7/1         52                40      12
COOLING TOTAL     156               168     -12
 SINCE 1/1        528               445      83
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/258
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    51/180    DATE  08/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/180    DATE  08/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           29
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              1
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     38

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                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

-  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 80 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 48 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 68 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 39 DEGREES. THE
AVERAGE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 1.06 INCHES.

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