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CLIMATE REPORT...AMENDED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
134 AM MDT TUE AUG 2 2016

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE NATRONA COUNTY
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NEAR CASPER 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

...CASPER WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER AND RECORD DRY IN JULY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR CASPER IN JULY WAS 71.3 DEGREES... WHICH
WAS 0.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS
97 DEGREES ON THE 25TH AND THE COOLEST READING WAS 43 DEGREES ON THE
13TH AND 14TH. A RECORD MAXIMUM LOW OF 70 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE
19TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 69 SET IN 2011.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.24 INCHES...WHICH WAS 17
PERCENT OF NORMAL...MAKING LAST MONTH THE 4TH DRIEST JULY SINCE
RECORDS BEGAN IN 1939. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS
THE 29TH...WHEN 0.08 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. NO
PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND
GUST WAS 59 MPH ON THE 6TH.

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1939 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   07/29/2006
                        07/16/2005
                        07/12/1954
 LOW               30   07/04/1972
HIGHEST            97   07/25
LOWEST             43   07/14
                        07/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.4              88.1     2.3
AVG. MINIMUM     52.1              53.0    -0.9
MEAN             71.3              70.5     0.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     19
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.54   2007
 MINIMUM         0.09   1991
TOTALS           0.24              1.41   -1.17
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.05   -0.04
DAYS >= .01         5
DAYS >= .10         0
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.08   07/29 TO 07/29

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       5                16     -11
 SINCE 7/1          5                16     -11
COOLING TOTAL     206               188      18
 SINCE 1/1        309               245      64
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/251
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/250    DATE  07/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/240    DATE  07/06

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)     43

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               10     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                      3

-  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 54 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 82
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 48. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.85 INCHES.

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