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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
755 AM MST THU FEB 2 2017


...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN MARCH 2017 FROM THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (HTTP://WWW.NCEI.NOAA.GOV/OL/
CLIMATEDATA.HTML). UNOFFICIAL ASOS DAILY SUMMARIES ARE AVAILABLE ON
THE INTERNET AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/CLIMATE/INDEX.PHP?WFO=RIW

...WORLAND HAD A COLDER BUT SLIGHTLY DRIER JANUARY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN JANUARY WAS 8.1 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 9 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 5TH COLDEST
JANUARY ON RECORD. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 39 DEGREES
ON THE 9TH...AND THE COLDEST READING WAS 32 DEGREES BELOW ZERO ON
THE 6TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET IN JANUARY.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS A 0.20 OF AN INCH...WHICH WAS
0.03 INCHES BELOW NORMAL...OR 87 PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24
HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE 23RD TO 24TH WHEN 0.15 INCHES FELL.
ONE PRECIPITATION RECORD WAS SET ON THE 24TH WITH 0.11 INCHES...
BREAKING THE 2010 RECORD OF 0.08 INCHES.

THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 31 MPH ON BOTH THE 9TH AND THE 10TH.

...THE WORLAND WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1947 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              62   01/08/1966
 LOW              -38   01/18/1984
                        01/12/1963
                        01/10/1962
HIGHEST            39   01/09
LOWEST            -32   01/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     21.4              30.6    -9.2
AVG. MINIMUM     -5.2               3.6    -8.8
MEAN              8.5              17.1    -8.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     23
DAYS MIN <= 32     30
DAYS MIN <= 0      20

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.09   1995
 MINIMUM         0.00   1992
TOTALS           0.20              0.23   -0.03
DAILY AVG.       0.01
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.15   01/23 TO 01/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1577              1485      92
 SINCE 7/1       4773              4848     -75
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/163
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/340    DATE  01/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    31/340    DATE  01/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      3

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO FEBRUARY 2017...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 33
DEGREES... AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 6 DEGREES.
THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 44 DEGREES...AND THE
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 16 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.19 INCHES.

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