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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
110 PM MST THU JAN 1 2015

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

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

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

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR LANDER IN DECEMBER WAS 23.2 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 2.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING FOR THE
MONTH WAS 56 DEGREES ON THE 9TH....AND THE COLDEST WAS 27 BELOW ON
THE 31ST. THERE WERE NO DAILY RECORDS SET THIS MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.82 INCHES...WHICH WAS 313
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD FOR THE MONTH WAS ON
THE 14TH AND 15TH...WHEN 0.75 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL...
WHICH ALSO SET A NEW DAILY RECORD. SNOWFALL IN DECEMBER WAS 21.1
INCHES...WHICH WAS 209 PERCENT OF NORMAL. A DAILY SNOWFALL RECORD
WAS BROKEN ON THE 25TH...WHEN 9.6 INCHES FELL. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST
WAS 45 MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 2ND.

...THE LANDER WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 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              65   12/11/1937
                        12/10/1933
 LOW              -40   12/19/1924
HIGHEST            56   12/09
LOWEST            -27   12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     33.8              31.8     2.0
AVG. MINIMUM     12.5               9.6     2.9
MEAN             23.2              20.7     2.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14
DAYS MIN <= 32     30
DAYS MIN <= 0       7

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.06   1909
 MINIMUM            T   1933
                        1931
                        1910
TOTALS           1.82              0.58    1.24
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.02    0.04
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         2
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.75   12/14 TO 12/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           21.1              10.1    11.0
SINCE 7/1        30.0              35.7    -5.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      4
DAYS >= 1.0         4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1286              1373     -87
 SINCE 7/1       2827              3246    -419
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        445               472     -27
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/282
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/300    DATE  12/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/290    DATE  12/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                     12

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO JANUARY 2015...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 32 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 9 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 33 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 11. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.41 INCHES. THE AVERAGE SNOWFALL IS 7.6
INCHES.

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