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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
118 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE HUNT FIELD IN LANDER
FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN NOVEMBER 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/...

...SEPTEMBER WAS WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL IN LANDER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR LANDER IN SEPTEMBER WAS 61.0
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING
FOR THE MONTH WAS A DAILY RECORD OF 89 DEGREES ON THE 18TH...WHICH
BROKE THE DAILY RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THE 18TH OF 88
DEGREES...WHICH WAS LAST SET IN 1984. 3 OTHER TEMPERATURE RECORDS
WERE SET THIS MONTH. ON THE 17TH A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 87
DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS RECORD...WHICH WAS LAST SET IN 1937. ON
THE 24TH A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 87 DEGREES BROKE THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 84 DEGREES...WHICH WAS LAST SET IN 2011. AND ON THE 25TH A
RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 88 DEGREES BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
85 DEGREES...WHICH WAS LAST SET IN 2011. THE COLDEST READING WAS 31
DEGREES ON THE 12TH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.79 INCHES...WHICH WAS 170
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 19TH WETTEST SEPTEMBER ON
RECORD. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD FOR THE MONTH WAS ON THE 27TH AND
28TH...WHEN  1.57 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL. 1.37 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 28TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
1.08 INCHES SET IN 1894. A TRACE OF SNOW ALSO FELL DURING THE MONTH
OF SEPTEMBER...WHICH WAS 2.7 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE HIGHEST WIND
GUST WAS 47 MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 9TH.

...THE LANDER WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   09/05/2013
 LOW                7   09/22/1895
HIGHEST            89   09/18
LOWEST             31   09/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     75.8              72.8     3.0
AVG. MINIMUM     46.1              44.4     1.7
MEAN             61.0              58.6     2.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.64   1923
 MINIMUM            T   2010
                        1932
                        1914
TOTALS           1.79              1.05    0.74
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.04    0.02
DAYS >= .01         7
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.57   09/27 TO 09/28

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS              T               2.7    -2.7
SINCE 7/1           T               2.7    -2.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     153               219     -66
 SINCE 7/1        197               259     -62
COOLING TOTAL      39                27      12
 SINCE 1/1        445               472     -27
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/282
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/310    DATE  09/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/320    DATE  09/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     49

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     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 2014...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 65 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 38 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 52 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 27. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 1.29 INCHES. THE AVERAGE SNOWFALL IS 9.8
INCHES.

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CORRECTED MONTHLY PRECIPITATION RANKING







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