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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1154 AM MST SUN FEB 1 2015

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE HUNT FIELD IN LANDER
FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN MARCH 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.CRH.NOAA.GOV/RIW/CLIMATE/...

...JANUARY WAS MUCH DRIER THAN NORMAL IN LANDER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR LANDER IN JANUARY WAS 22.4
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 0.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING
FOR THE MONTH WAS 53 DEGREES ON THE 18TH. THE COLDEST READING WAS
-20 DEGREES ON THE 1ST. NO TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE
MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS A TRACE...WHICH WAS 0 PERCENT
OF NORMAL. THIS TIES 1900 AND 1931 AS THE 3RD DRIEST JANUARY ON
RECORD. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 3RD AND
THE 15TH...WHEN A TRACE FELL. 0.3 OF AN INCH OF SNOW FELL...WHICH IS
THE 7TH LEAST SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD. THERE WERE NO RECORDS FOR
PRECIPITATION SET DURING THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 48
MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 18TH.

...THE LANDER WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              64   01/01/1918
 LOW              -37   01/12/1963
HIGHEST            53   01/18
LOWEST            -20   01/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     32.2              33.1    -0.9
AVG. MINIMUM     12.6              10.2     2.4
MEAN             22.4              21.7     0.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     15
DAYS MIN <= 32     31
DAYS MIN <= 0       6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.06   1910
 MINIMUM         0.00   1952
                        1919
TOTALS              T              0.41   -0.41
DAILY AVG.          T              0.01   -0.01
DAYS >= .01         0
DAYS >= .10         0
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL       T   01/15 TO 01/15
                        01/03 TO 01/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.3               7.6    -7.3
SINCE 7/1        30.3              43.3   -13.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      5
DAYS >= 1.0         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1312              1344     -32
 SINCE 7/1       4139              4590    -451
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/275
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/300    DATE  01/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/310    DATE  01/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                     13

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO FEBRUARY 2015...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 31 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 7 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 38
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 14. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.66 INCHES. THE AVERAGE SNOWFALL IS 9.8 INCHES.

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