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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
126 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN OCTOBER 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/...

...WORLAND WAS SLIGHTLY COOLER AND MUCH WETTER THAN NORMAL IN
AUGUST...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN AUGUST WAS 69.2
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 0.9 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST DAILY HIGH
WAS 99 DEGREES ON THE 12TH. THE COLDEST READING WAS 48 DEGREES ON
THE 24TH AND THE 26TH. NO TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE
MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.51 INCHES...WHICH WAS 351
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE WETTEST AUGUST ON RECORD. THE
WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE 23TH...WHEN 1.13 INCHES
OF RAIN FELL. THIS SET A NEW RECORD...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD
OF 1.12 INCHES SET IN 1968. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 46 MPH...WHICH
OCCURRED ON THE 30TH.

...THE WORLAND WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1947 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             106   08/08/1983
                        08/05/1979
 LOW               34   08/30/1964
HIGHEST            99   08/12
LOWEST             48   08/26
                        08/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.7              87.4    -3.7
AVG. MINIMUM     54.7              52.8     1.9
MEAN             69.2              70.1    -0.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     10
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.79   MM
 MINIMUM            T   1970
TOTALS           1.51              0.43    1.08
DAILY AVG.       0.05
DAYS >= .01         7
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.13   08/23 TO 08/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      33                23      10
 SINCE 7/1         34                36      -2
COOLING TOTAL     171               181     -10
 SINCE 1/1        509               506       3
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/049
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/340    DATE  08/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/350    DATE  08/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     53

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     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 SEPTEMBER 2014...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 83 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 49 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 73 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW IS 39. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.81 INCHES.

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