Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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CLIMATE REPORT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
233 AM MDT TUE AUG 2 2016

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR RIVERTON REGIONAL AIRPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN SEPTEMBER 2016 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

...RIVERTON WAS WARMER THAN NORMAL AND RECORD DRY IN JULY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR RIVERTON IN JULY WAS 72.8 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 1.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH
WAS 96 DEGREES ON THE 20TH AND 21ST...AND THE COOLEST READING WAS 49
DEGREES ON THE 7TH...11TH AND 13TH. ONE NEW RECORD LOW READING WAS
SET ON THE 11TH...WITH 49 DEGREES...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 52
SET BACK IN 2000.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS ONLY A TRACE...WHICH WAS 0
PERCENT OF NORMAL...AND MAKES LAST MONTH THE DRIEST JULY ON RECORD
(TYING WITH 2008) SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1996. NO PRECIPITATION
RECORDS WERE SET LAST MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 58 MPH ON THE
30TH.

...THE RIVERTON WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1995 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   07/18/2006
                        07/15/2006
                        07/13/2005
 LOW               40   07/07/2010
HIGHEST            96   07/21
                        07/20
LOWEST             49   07/13
                        07/11
                        07/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.4              87.2     2.2
AVG. MINIMUM     56.3              56.3     0.0
MEAN             72.8              71.7     1.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     17
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.67   2007
 MINIMUM            T   2008
TOTALS              TR             0.89   -0.89
DAILY AVG.          T              0.03   -0.03
DAYS >= .01         0
DAYS >= .10         0
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.07   06/30 TO 07/01
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0                MM      MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       4                12      -8
 SINCE 7/1          4                12      -8
COOLING TOTAL     255               220      35
 SINCE 1/1        417               295     122
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/300
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/260    DATE  07/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/250    DATE  07/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.00
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           31
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              0
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     35

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              2     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     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 AUGUST 2016...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 89 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 57 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 80
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 50 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.57 INCHES.

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