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CLIMATE REPORT...AMENDED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
150 PM MDT THU JUN 1 2017

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MILEY MEMORIAL FIELD
IN BIG PINEY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN JULY 2017 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

...BIG PINEY WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL IN MAY..

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN MAY WAS 46.4 DEGREES WHICH
WAS 0.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING FOR THE MONTH WAS
76 DEGREES ON THE 31ST. A RECORD HIGH OF 75 DEGREES OCCURRED ON THE
5TH...TYING THE PREVIOUS RECORD SET IN 2016. A RECORD HIGH OF 75
DEGREES WAS ALSO SET ON THE 6TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
74...SET IN 2004. THE COLDEST READING WAS 18 DEGREES ON THE 14TH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.10 INCHES...WHICH WAS 131
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 8TH WETTEST MAY ON RECORD. THE
WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS ON THE 8TH...WHEN 0.72
INCHES FELL. THIS WAS A NEW RECORD...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
0.48 INCHES...SET IN 2016. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 58 MPH ON THE
13TH.

...THE BIG PINEY  WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1976 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              87   05/11/2007
 LOW                0   05/14/1984
HIGHEST            76   05/31
LOWEST             18   05/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.2              61.6     1.6
AVG. MINIMUM     29.6              30.0    -0.4
MEAN             46.4              45.8     0.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32     22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.99   2016
 MINIMUM         0.08   2001
TOTALS           1.10              0.84    0.26
DAILY AVG.       0.04
DAYS >= .01         8
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.72   05/08 TO 05/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     570               595     -25
 SINCE 7/1       9963             10126    -163
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/270    DATE  05/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/280    DATE  05/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO JUNE 2017...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 67 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 34 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 77
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 41. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.79 INCHES.

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