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CXUS55 KRIW 012040
CLMBPI

CLIMATE REPORT AAA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY

240 PM MDT WED NOV 1 2017

CORRECTED FOR RECORD TEMPERATURES

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MILEY MEMORIAL FIELD
IN BIG PINEY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN DECEMBER 2017 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.WEATHER.GOV/CLIMATE/INDEX.PHP?WFO=RIW

...BIG PINEY EXPERIENCED THE DRIEST OCTOBER ON RECORD...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN OCTOBER WAS 36.4
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 1.8 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL...AND MAKING IT THE 3RD
COLDEST OCTOBER ON RECORD. THE COLDEST READING WAS 9 DEGREES ON THE
13TH AND 27TH. THE WARMEST READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 68 DEGREES ON
THE 25TH. THERE WERE NO TEMPERATURE RECORDS SET FOR OCTOBER.

BIG PINEY HAD THE DRIEST OCTOBER ON RECORD WITH TOTAL
PRECIPITATION OF A MERE 0.01 INCHES. THIS IS ONLY 2 PERCENT OF THE
NORMAL AMOUNT OF 0.53 INCHES. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE
MONTH WAS ON THE 2ND...WHEN THE 0.01 INCHES FELL. THE HIGHEST WIND
GUST WAS 46 MPH ON THE 4TH.

...THE BIG PINEY  WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1976 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   10/03/2010
                        10/08/1980
                        10/07/1980
 LOW              -23   10/29/1984
HIGHEST            68   10/25
LOWEST              9   10/27
                        10/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.6              55.2    -0.6
AVG. MINIMUM     18.1              21.3    -3.2
MEAN             36.4              38.2    -1.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 32     31
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.47   2016
 MINIMUM            T   1996
                        1989
                        1988
TOTALS           0.01              0.53   -0.52
DAILY AVG.       0.00
DAYS >= .01         1
DAYS >= .10         0
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.07   09/30 TO 10/01
                        10/01 TO 10/01
                        10/01 TO 10/02

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     881               829      52
 SINCE 7/1       1494              1580     -86
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1         27                35      -8
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/280    DATE  10/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/290    DATE  10/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO NOVEMBER 2017...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 47 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 16 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 30
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 3. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.21 INCHES.
$$



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