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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
305 AM MDT WED APR 2 2014

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR ROCK SPRINGS FOR THE
MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN MAY 2014 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/...

...MARCH WAS WARMER AND SLIGHTLY DRIER THAN NORMAL FOR ROCK
SPRINGS...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR ROCK SPRINGS IN MARCH WAS 36.1
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING
FOR THE MONTH WAS 61 DEGREES ON THE 10TH. THE COLDEST READING FOR
THE MONTH WAS 13 DEGREES ON THE 1ST. THERE WERE NO TEMPERATURE
RECORDS SET DURING THE MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS ONLY 0.43 OF AN INCH...WHICH
WAS 63 PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST DAY OF THE MONTH WAS THE
6TH...WHEN 0.15 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. THERE WERE NO
PRECIPITATION RECORDS FOR THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 58
MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 17TH.

...THE ROCK SPRINGS WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              72   03/31/2012
 LOW              -12   03/11/1969
HIGHEST            61   03/10
LOWEST             13   03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.6              43.9     3.7
AVG. MINIMUM     24.7              23.1     1.6
MEAN             36.1              33.5     2.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 32     31
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.97   1977
 MINIMUM            T   2013
TOTALS           0.43              0.68   -0.25
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01
DAYS >= .01         8
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.15   03/06 TO 03/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     886               977     -91
 SINCE 7/1       6338              6829    -491
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              14.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION  11/257
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/270    DATE  03/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/270    DATE  03/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     52

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      2

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO APRIL 2014...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 48 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 26 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 56
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 31. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.93 INCHES.

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