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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
305 AM MDT WED APR 2 2014

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN MAY 2014 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.CRH.NOAA.GOV/RIW/CLIMATE/...

...WORLAND WAS SLIGHTLY COLDER THAN NORMAL IN MARCH...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN MARCH WAS 34.5
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.0 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST DAILY HIGH
WAS 67 DEGREES ON THE 29TH. THE COLDEST READING WAS -13 DEGREES ON
THE 1ST...WHICH BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF -12 DEGREES...SET IN
1962. ANOTHER RECORD LOW OF -11 DEGREES ON THE 2ND...TIED THE
PREVIOUS RECORD SET IN 1978.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.40 INCHES...WHICH WAS 87
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST DAY OF THE MONTH WAS ON THE 30TH WHEN
0.13 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. 0.08 OF AN INCH OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 1ST...SETTING A NEW RECORD AND BREAKING
THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.04 OF AN INCH...SET IN 1981. THE HIGHEST
WIND GUST WAS 56 MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 17TH.

...THE WORLAND WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1947 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   03/28/1986
 LOW              -28   03/04/1989
HIGHEST            67   03/29
LOWEST            -13   03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.1              50.5    -4.4
AVG. MINIMUM     22.8              22.4     0.4
MEAN             34.5              36.5    -2.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3
DAYS MIN <= 32     29
DAYS MIN <= 0       3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.19   MM
 MINIMUM         0.00   2004
TOTALS           0.40              0.46   -0.06
DAILY AVG.       0.01
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.13   03/30 TO 03/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     940               885      55
 SINCE 7/1       7320              6886     434
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/339
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/330    DATE  03/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/330    DATE  03/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             12
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      4

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO APRIL 2014...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 58 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 28 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 62
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW IS 36. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.87 INCHES.

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