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

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

...LANDER WAS COOLER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL IN JULY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR LANDER IN JULY WAS 68.5 DEGREES...WHICH
WAS 2.7 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS
95 DEGREES ON THE 4TH. THE COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 39
DEGREES ON THE 28TH...SETTING A NEW RECORD LOW. THIS BROKE THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 42 DEGREES...SET IN 1911.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.50 INCHES...WHICH WAS 64
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE
6TH...WHEN 0.20 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. NO PRECIPITATION
RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 53 MPH
ON THE 27TH.

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   07/27/1935
 LOW               32   07/03/1931
HIGHEST            95   07/04
LOWEST             39   07/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.9              86.8    -2.9
AVG. MINIMUM     53.2              55.6    -2.4
MEAN             68.5              71.2    -2.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      6
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.00   1896
 MINIMUM            T   1917
                        1901
TOTALS           0.50              0.78   -0.28
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.03   -0.01
DAYS >= .01         7
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.20   07/06 TO 07/06

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      18                16       2
 SINCE 7/1         18                16       2
COOLING TOTAL     136               208     -72
 SINCE 1/1        246               277     -31
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/256
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/260    DATE  07/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/270    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)     45

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
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                      4

-  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 86 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 55 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 80
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 49 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.56 INCHES.

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