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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTION
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
335 AM MDT WED APR 2 2014

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MILEY MEMORIAL FIELD
IN BIG PINEY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN MAY 2014 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/...

...MARCH WAS WARMER AND MUCH DRIER IN BIG PINEY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN MARCH WAS 30.6
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 3.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST DAILY HIGH
FOR THE MONTH WAS 55 DEGREES ON THE 25TH. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 7 DEGREES ON THE 19TH. THERE WERE NO TEMPERATURE
RECORDS FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS ONLY 0.12 INCHES...WHICH WAS 27
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE FIFTH DRIEST MARCH ON RECORD
SINCE 1976. THE WETTEST DAY OF THE MONTH WAS THE 1ST WHEN 0.06
INCHES OF PRECIPITATION OCCURRED. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET
DURING THE MONTH OF MARCH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 52
MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 17TH. THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE
MONTH WAS 8.5 MPH.


...THE BIG PINEY WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1976 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              68   03/31/2012
 LOW              -23   03/08/1998
                        03/04/1993
HIGHEST            55   03/25
LOWEST              7   03/19
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.7              41.2     2.5
AVG. MINIMUM     17.4              13.2     4.2
MEAN             30.6              27.2     3.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32     31
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.81   1983
 MINIMUM            T   1979
TOTALS           0.12              0.44   -0.32
DAILY AVG.       0.00
DAYS >= .01         4
DAYS >= .10         0
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.06   03/01 TO 03/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1059              1172    -113
 SINCE 7/1       8003              8695    -692
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/280    DATE  03/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/290    DATE  03/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           18
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO APRIL 2014...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 48 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 19 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 57
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 25 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.53 INCHES.

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