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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
139 PM MST THU DEC 1 2016

..PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE HUNT FIELD IN LANDER
FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2016...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2016 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN JANUARY 2017 FROM THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (HTTP://WWW.NCEI.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 MUCH WARMER AND SLIGHTLY WETTER THAN NORMAL IN
NOVEMBER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR LANDER IN NOVEMBER WAS 36.8 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 5.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH
WAS 70 DEGREES ON THE 15TH...AND THE COLDEST WAS 7 ABOVE ON THE
19TH. TWO RECORD DAILY HIGHS WERE SET LAST MONTH...68 DEGREES ON THE
9TH...BREAKING 67 SET BACK IN 2014...AND 70 DEGREES ON THE 15TH...
BREAKING 68 SET BACK IN 1941.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.49 INCHES...WHICH WAS 173
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD DURING THE MONTH WAS
THE 16TH AND 17TH...WHEN 1.11 INCHES FELL. A NEW DAILY PRECIPITATION
RECORD WAS SET ON THE 17TH...WHEN 1.03 INCHES FELL...BREAKING 0.72
SET BACK IN 1928. TOTAL SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH WAS 14.0 INCHES...
WHICH WAS 107 PERCENT OF NORMAL. MOST OF THIS SNOW FELL ON THE
17TH...WHEN 13.3 INCHES FELL...BREAKING 3.0 INCHES THAT FELL BACK IN
1987. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 29 MPH ON THE 16TH.

...THE LANDER WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              71   11/01/2014
 LOW              -18   11/13/2014
                        11/23/1985
                        11/15/1978
HIGHEST            70   11/15
LOWEST              7   11/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.0              42.8     6.2
AVG. MINIMUM     24.6              19.7     4.9
MEAN             36.8              31.2     5.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3
DAYS MIN <= 32     25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.37   1983
 MINIMUM         0.00   1939
                        1914
TOTALS           1.49              0.86    0.63
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02
DAYS >= .01         5
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.11   11/16 TO 11/17

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           14.0              13.1     0.9
SINCE 7/1        14.0              25.6   -11.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2
DAYS >= 1.0         1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     841              1012    -171
 SINCE 7/1       1556              1873    -317
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        562               472      90
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/247
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/250    DATE  11/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    29/260    DATE  11/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO DECEMBER 2016...WINTER BEGINS OFFICIALLY AT 344 AM
ON DECEMBER 21ST. THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE FIRST OF THE
MONTH IS 34 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 12 DEGREES.
THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 32 DEGREES...AND THE
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 9 ABOVE. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.58 INCHES...WITH 10.1 INCHES OF SNOWFALL.

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