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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
330 AM MDT FRI JUL 1 2016

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR ROCK SPRINGS FOR THE
MONTH OF JUNE 2016...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2016 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN AUGUST 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

...ROCK SPRINGS WAS MUCH WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL IN JUNE...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR ROCK SPRINGS IN JUNE WAS 66.1
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 5.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 3RD
WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 93
DEGREES ON THE 28TH. A NEW RECORD HIGH OF 91 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE
20TH AND 21ST...BREAKING AND TYING THE PREVIOUS RECORDS OF 90 AND
91...SET IN 2007 AND 1988 RESPECTIVELY. THE COLDEST READING OF THE
MONTH WAS 39 DEGREES ON THE 1ST.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.21 INCHES...WHICH WAS 27
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS TIES 1973 AS THE 12TH DRIEST JUNE ON RECORD.
THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE 12TH AND 13TH...WHEN
0.17 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE
SET DURING THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 54 MPH ON THE 12TH.

...THE ROCK SPRINGS WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   06/23/1954
 LOW               26   06/03/1951
                        06/02/1951
HIGHEST            93   06/28
LOWEST             39   06/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.5              74.8     6.7
AVG. MINIMUM     50.7              46.4     4.3
MEAN             66.1              60.6     5.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      3
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.49   1969
 MINIMUM         0.00   1956
TOTALS           0.21              0.79   -0.58
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02
DAYS >= .01         4
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.17   06/12 TO 06/13

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      39               167    -128
 SINCE 7/1       7624              8142    -518
COOLING TOTAL      81                35      46
 SINCE 1/1         81                36      45
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/238
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/290    DATE  06/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/290    DATE  06/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           29
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              0
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     37

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     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 JULY 2016...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 82 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 51 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 84
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 54 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.67 INCHES.

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