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CLMBPI

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
125 PM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MILEY MEMORIAL FIELD
IN BIG PINEY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN OCTOBER 2015 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

...AUGUST WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER THAN NORMAL WITH BELOW NORMAL
PRECIPITATION IN BIG PINEY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN AUGUST WAS 61.3
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 1.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 3RD
WARMEST AUGUST ON RECORD...WITH THE WARMEST COMING IN 2012...WITH
AND AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 64.0 DEGREES. THE WARMEST READING OF THE
MONTH WAS 89 DEGREES ON THE 24TH AND 25TH. THIS BROKE THE RECORD
DAILY HIGH ON THE 24TH. BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 88 DEGREES
SET IN 2011. THE COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 31 DEGREES ON THE
23RD. A RECORD DAILY WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE OF 53 DEGREES WAS SET
ON THE 12TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 45 DEGREES IN 1983.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.39 INCHES...WHICH WAS 57
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE
3RD...WHEN 0.25 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. THIS SET A NEW
RECORD FOR THE 3RD...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.10 SET IN
2000. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 49 MPH ON THE 5TH.

...THE BIG PINEY  WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1976 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   08/06/2003
 LOW               19   08/27/1992
                        08/26/1992
HIGHEST            89   08/25
                        08/24
LOWEST             31   08/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.0              79.0     1.0
AVG. MINIMUM     42.6              40.3     2.3
MEAN             61.3              59.6     1.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.82   1997
 MINIMUM            T   1996
                        1991
TOTALS           0.39              0.69   -0.30
DAILY AVG.       0.01
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.25   08/03 TO 08/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     119               176     -57
 SINCE 7/1        277               293     -16
COOLING TOTAL      11                11       0
 SINCE 1/1         53                35      18
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/290    DATE  08/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/300    DATE  08/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           26
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     50

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     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 SEPTEMBER 2015...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 74 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 36 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 62 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 27 DEGREES. THE
AVERAGE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.78 INCHES.

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