Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary Off
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49

000
CXUS55 KRIW 010840
CLMBPI

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
149 AM MDT WED JUN 1 2016

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MILEY MEMORIAL FIELD
IN BIG PINEY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016 WILL BE AVAILABLE
APPROXIMATELY IN JULY 2016 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

...MAY WAS THE WETTEST ON RECORD FOR BIG PINEY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN MAY WAS 45.2
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 0.6 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING
FOR THE MONTH WAS 75 DEGREES ON THE 5TH...WHICH ALSO SET A NEW
RECORD. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 74...SET IN 1986. THE
COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 15 DEGREES...ON THE 2ND.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 3.99 INCHES...WHICH WAS 475
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE WETTEST MAY ON RECORD. THE
WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE 6TH AND 7TH...WHEN 1.73
OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. NEW RECORDS WERE SET BOTH
DAYS...WITH 1.17 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION ON THE 6TH...BREAKING
THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.53 SET IN 2015...AND 0.75 OF AN INCH OF
PRECIPITATION ON THE 7TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
0.47...SET IN 2014. SEVERAL NEW PRECIPITATION RECORDS INCLUDED...

0.48 ON THE 8TH...   OLD RECORD WAS 0.47 IN 1986
0.30 ON THE 16TH...  OLD RECORD WAS 0.20 IN 1981
0.34 ON THE 19TH...  OLD RECORD WAS 0.23 IN 2015
0.32 ON THE 20TH...  OLD RECORD WAS 0.19 IN 1987

THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 51 MPH ON THE 6TH.

...THE BIG PINEY  WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1976 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              87   05/11/2007
 LOW                0   05/14/1984
HIGHEST            75   05/05
LOWEST             15   05/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.2              61.6    -1.4
AVG. MINIMUM     30.3              30.0     0.3
MEAN             45.2              45.8    -0.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32     17
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.67   1987
 MINIMUM         0.08   2001
TOTALS           3.99R             0.84    3.15
DAILY AVG.       0.13
DAYS >= .01        14
DAYS >= .10         9
DAYS >= .50         2
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.73   05/06 TO 05/07

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     603               595       8
 SINCE 7/1       9265             10126    -861
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/210    DATE  05/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/210    DATE  05/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           16
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO JUNE 2016...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 67 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 34 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 80
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 41 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.59 INCHES.

$$


USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.