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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
216 AM MDT SAT OCT 1 2016

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MILEY MEMORIAL FIELD
IN BIG PINEY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2016...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2016 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN NOVEMBER 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

...SEPTEMBER WAS WARMER AND MUCH WETTER THAN NORMAL FOR BIG
PINEY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN SEPTEMBER WAS 52.4
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING
FOR THE MONTH WAS 82 DEGREES ON THE 1ST. A RECORD HIGH OF 80 DEGREES
WAS SET ON THE 20TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 78 SET IN 2012.
THE COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 24 DEGREES...ON THE 10TH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.56 INCHES...WHICH WAS 200
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 3RD WETTEST SEPTEMBER ON RECORD.
THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE 13TH AND 14TH...WHEN
0.67 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. 0.65 OF AN INCH OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 14TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
0.19...SET IN 2006. 0.35 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE
22ND...WHICH BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.19...SET IN 1976. THE
HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 41 MPH ON THE 24TH.

...THE BIG PINEY  WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1976 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              86   09/05/2013
 LOW                9   09/27/1996
                        09/21/1983
HIGHEST            82   09/01
LOWEST             24   09/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     69.7              68.1     1.6
AVG. MINIMUM     35.1              31.4     3.7
MEAN             52.4              49.8     2.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32     11
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.17   1982
 MINIMUM         0.04   2010
                        2009
TOTALS           1.56              0.78    0.78
DAILY AVG.       0.05
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.67   09/13 TO 09/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     369               458     -89
 SINCE 7/1        652               751     -99
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1         23                35     -12
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/320    DATE  09/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/330    DATE  09/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     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 OCTOBER 2016...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 66 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 30 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 47 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 18 DEGREES. THE
AVERAGE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.59 INCHES.

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