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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
125 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN OCTOBER 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.WEATHER.GOV/CLIMATE/INDEX.PHP?WFO=RIW

...LANDER WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER AND SLIGHTLY DRIER THAN NORMAL IN
AUGUST...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR LANDER IN AUGUST WAS 70.1
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 0.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF
THE MONTH WAS 95 DEGREES ON THE 14TH AND 25TH. A RECORD HIGH
TEMPERATURE OF 95 WAS SET ON THE 25TH...TYING THE PREVIOUS RECORD
SET IN 1969. THE COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 39 DEGREES ON THE
23RD. A RECORD WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE WAS SET ON THE 12TH WHEN A
READING OF 67 DEGREES BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 65 DEGREES IN
1942.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.58 INCHES...WHICH WAS 95
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE
3RD...WHEN 0.46 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. NO PRECIPITATION
RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 54 MPH
ON THE 3RD.

...THE LANDER WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             101   08/05/1979
 LOW               23   08/25/1910
HIGHEST            95   08/25
                        08/14
LOWEST             39   08/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.3              85.0     1.3
AVG. MINIMUM     54.0              54.3    -0.3
MEAN             70.1              69.6     0.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     12
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.61   2014
 MINIMUM         0.00   1970
                        1969
                        1914
TOTALS           0.58              0.61   -0.03
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00
DAYS >= .01         4
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.46   08/03 TO 08/03
                        08/03 TO 08/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      22                24      -2
 SINCE 7/1         40                40       0
COOLING TOTAL     189               168      21
 SINCE 1/1        435               445     -10
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/242
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/170    DATE  08/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/170    DATE  08/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     40

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      5

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO SEPTEMBER 2015...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 80 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 50 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 65 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 38 DEGREES. THE
AVERAGE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 1.05 INCHES. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
SNOWFALL IS 2.7 INCHES.

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