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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
349 PM MST FRI DEC 1 2017

..PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SWEETWATER COUNTY
AIRPORT NEAR ROCK SPRINGS FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2017...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2017 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN JANUARY 2018 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...

...NOVEMBER WAS WARMER THAN NORMAL IN ROCK SPRINGS...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR ROCK SPRINGS IN NOVEMBER WAS 36.7
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 5.9 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. IT WAS THE 5TH
WARMEST NOVEMBER ON RECORD. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH
WAS 58 DEGREES ON THE 1ST.  A RECORD HIGH OF 57 DEGREES WAS SET
ON THE 23RD...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 55 SET IN 1954.
THE COLDEST READING WAS 11 DEGREES ON THE 19TH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.29 INCHES. WHICH IS 59
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD WAS THE
17TH...WHEN 0.21 OF AN INCH FELL. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET
DURING THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 59 MPH ON THE 1ST.

...THE ROCK SPRINGS WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER
2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              66   11/05/2009
                        11/04/1977
 LOW              -13   11/30/1979
                        11/27/1976
HIGHEST            58   11/01
LOWEST             11   11/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.7              40.4     6.3
AVG. MINIMUM     26.6              21.2     5.4
MEAN             36.7              30.8     5.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2
DAYS MIN <= 32     21
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.60   1983
 MINIMUM         0.00   1974
TOTALS           0.29              0.49   -0.20
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01
DAYS >= .01         4
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.21   11/17 TO 11/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     842              1026    -184
 SINCE 7/1       1880              1993    -113
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        394               286     108
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   9/248
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/260    DATE  11/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/250    DATE  11/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

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

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO DECEMBER 2017...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 32 DEGREES... AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 15 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 30
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 12 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.50 INCHES.  THE OFFICIAL START OF WINTER
IS ON DECEMBER 21ST AT 0928 LOCAL TIME.

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