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Public Information Statement
National Weather Service Cheyenne, WY
1044 PM MDT Tue Jun 20 2017

...Spring 2017 Summary...

The meteorological spring (March through May 2017) was warmer than
normal. Precipitation averaged below normal west of the Laramie
Range and across the southern Nebraska Panhandle. Above normal
precipitation occurred over the remainder of the Nebraska Panhandle
and southeast Wyoming.

The following are mean temperatures, precipitation (Pcpn) and departures
(Dep) from normal:

Location High/Dep Low/Dep Mean/Dep Pcpn/Dep Snow/Dep

Cheyenne 58.7/+3.0 33.4/+1.6 46.1/+2.4 7.17/+2.00#23.6/-0.2
Laramie 55.5/+3.6 27.5/+1.8 41.5/+2.72.96/-0.38
Rawlins56.8/+3.230.5/+2.943.7/+3.12.76/-0.38
Douglas 60.4/+2.2 32.2/+2.346.3/+2.26.83/+1.98
Torrington 63.4/+2.1 34.8/+1.949.1/+2.06.64/+1.76
Alliance61.5/+1.130.8/+0.446.2/+0.86.78/+1.83
Chadron 62.0/+1.534.6/+4.148.3/+2.88.21/+2.24
Scottsbluff 64.8/+2.9 35.2/+2.3 50.0/+2.6 6.59/+1.285.3/-8.4
Sidney63.4/+1.233.0/-0.948.2/+0.23.63/-2.61

#14.3 inches of snow on May 18-19 was late season record.

Location Highest Temp/Date(s) Lowest Temp/Date(s)

Cheyenne 81/May 619/Mar 1-2
Laramie 78/May 13 8/Apr 30
Rawlins81/May 611/Mar 1
Douglas 86/May 13 5/Mar 1
Torrington 89/May 6, 13 14/Mar 1
Alliance85/May 6 9/Mar 1
Chadron87/May 614/Mar 13
Scottsbluff89/May 617/Mar 2
Sidney83/May 6-717/Mar 10

*Departures from normal based on 1981-2010 climatological normals.

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