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CLIMATE REPORT...CORR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
202 PM MDT FRI APR 1 2016

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SOUTH BIG HORN COUNTY
AIRPORT NEAR GREYBULL FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

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

...GREYBULL WAS WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL FOR MARCH...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR GREYBULL IN MARCH WAS 40.6 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 3.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 6TH WARMEST
MARCH SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1998. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH
WAS 70 DEGREES ON THE 6TH. THE COLDEST READING WAS 8 ABOVE ON THE
19TH. NEW RECORD DAILY HIGHS INCLUDE...
 70 DEGREES ON THE 6TH...  OLD 65 FROM 2006
 67 DEGREES ON THE 10TH... OLD 63 FROM 2015
 68 DEGREES ON THE 11TH... OLD 64 FROM 2012
 69 DEGREES ON THE 12TH... OLD 66 FROM 2015
NEW RECORD DAILY LOWS INCLUDE...
 16 DEGREES ON THE 17TH... OLD 17 FROM 2002
  8 DEGREES ON THE 19TH... OLD 16 FROM 2012

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.36...WHICH WAS 90 PERCENT OF
THE NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD WAS ON THE 28TH AND 29TH...
WHEN 0.26 OF AN INCH FELL. ONE DAILY PRECIP RECORD WAS BROKEN DURING
MARCH WHEN 0.23 OF AN INCH FELL ON THE 29TH...BREAKING 0.06 FROM
2007. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 51 MPH ON THE 31ST.

...THE GREYBULL WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1998 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   03/31/2012
 LOW              -12   03/09/2002
HIGHEST            70   03/06
LOWEST              8   03/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.1              50.7     4.4
AVG. MINIMUM     26.1              23.1     3.0
MEAN             40.6              36.9     3.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32     25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         0.49   2003
 MINIMUM         0.00   2009
TOTALS           0.36              0.40   -0.04
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00
DAYS >= .01         5
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.26   03/28 TO 03/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     748               871    -123
 SINCE 7/1       5901              6842    -941
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/330    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/340    DATE  03/31

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     49

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO APRIL 2016...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 56 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 28 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 65
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 37 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.71 INCHES.

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