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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1134 AM MDT TUE AUG 1 2017

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE HUNT FIELD IN LANDER
FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2017...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2017 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN SEPTEMBER 2017 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

...JULY WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER AND MUCH DRIER THAN NORMAL IN LANDER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR LANDER IN JULY WAS 72.7 DEGREES... WHICH
WAS 1.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS TIES 1996 AS THE 23RD WARMEST
JULY ON RECORD. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 95 DEGREES ON
THE 5TH AND 20TH. THE COLDEST READING WAS 47 DEGREES ON THE 1ST. NO
TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.43 INCHES...WHICH WAS 55
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS TIES 2003 AS THE 54TH DRIEST JULY ON RECORD.
THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD DURING THE MONTH WAS ON THE 20TH...WHEN
0.24 INCHES FELL. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE
MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 63 MPH ON THE 17TH.

...THE LANDER WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   07/27/1935
 LOW               32   07/03/1931
HIGHEST            95   07/20
                        07/05
LOWEST             47   07/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.0              86.8     2.2
AVG. MINIMUM     56.4              55.6     0.8
MEAN             72.7              71.2     1.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     17
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.00   1896
 MINIMUM            T   2016
                        1917
                        1901
TOTALS           0.43              0.78   -0.35
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.24   07/20 TO 07/20

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                16     -16
 SINCE 7/1          0                16     -16
COOLING TOTAL     249               208      41
 SINCE 1/1        292               277      15
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/255
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/230    DATE  07/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/270    DATE  07/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           30
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              1
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     39

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               12     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                     12

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO AUGUST 2017...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 88 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 57 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 81
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 51. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.61 INCHES.

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