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CLIMATE REPORT...AMENDED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
710 AM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

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

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN MARCH 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

...LANDER WAS COLDER WITH NORMAL PRECIPITATION IN JANUARY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR LANDER IN JANUARY WAS 20.5 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 1.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH
WAS 47 DEGREES ON THE 29TH. THE COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 11
BELOW ON THE 10TH. NO TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.42 INCHES...WHICH WAS 102
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS ON
THE 7TH AND 8TH...WHEN 0.36 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. TOTAL
SNOWFALL DURING THE MONTH WAS 5.3 INCHES...WHICH WAS 70 PERCENT OF
NORMAL. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS
44 MPH ON THE 18TH.

...THE LANDER WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              64   01/01/1918
 LOW              -37   01/12/1963
HIGHEST            47   01/29
LOWEST            -11   01/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.1              33.1    -2.0
AVG. MINIMUM      9.9              10.2    -0.3
MEAN             20.5              21.7    -1.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     16
DAYS MIN <= 32     31
DAYS MIN <= 0       5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.06   1910
 MINIMUM         0.00   1952
                        1919
TOTALS           0.42              0.41    0.01
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00
DAYS >= .01         4
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.36   01/07 TO 01/08

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            5.3               7.6    -2.3
SINCE 7/1        33.1              43.3   -10.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      6
DAYS >= 1.0         2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1371              1344      27
 SINCE 7/1       4231              4590    -359
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/267
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/240    DATE  01/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/240    DATE  01/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

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

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO FEBRUARY 2016...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 34 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 11 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 41
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 18 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.58 INCHES WITH 10.3 INCHES OF SNOWFALL.

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