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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
243 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN JUNE 2016 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

...WORLAND WAS WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL IN APRIL...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN APRIL WAS 48.1 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 2.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH
WAS 81 DEGREES ON THE 22ND. THE COLDEST READING WAS 25 DEGREES ON THE
6TH. NO TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE WET DURING THE MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS A 1.34 OF AN INCH...WHICH WAS
156 PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS ON
THE 23TH AND 24TH WHEN 0.66 OF AN INCH FELL. A NEW RECORD WAS SET ON
THE 23RD...WHEN 0.58 OF AN INCH FELL...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD
OF 0.11 SET IN 1961. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 56 MPH ON THE 14TH.

...THE WORLAND WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1947 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   04/23/2012
                        04/28/2000
                        04/21/1994
 LOW                4   04/23/2013
HIGHEST            81   04/22
LOWEST             25   04/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.0              60.1     0.9
AVG. MINIMUM     35.1              31.2     3.9
MEAN             48.1              45.7     2.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.06   MM
 MINIMUM         0.00   1987
TOTALS           1.34              0.86    0.48
DAILY AVG.       0.04
DAYS >= .01         8
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.66   04/23 TO 04/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     500               581     -81
 SINCE 7/1       6678              7467    -789
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/304
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/250    DATE  04/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/250    DATE  04/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

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                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     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 MAY 2016...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 65 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 36 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 75
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 46 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 1.50 INCHES.

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