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CLIMATE REPORT...AMENDED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
251 AM MDT THU SEP 1 2016

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

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN OCTOBER 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

...AUGUST WAS DRIER THAN NORMAL FOR BIG PINEY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN AUGUST WAS 59.0
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 0.6 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING
FOR THE MONTH WAS 88 DEGREES ON THE 1ST. A RECORD HIGH OF 86 DEGREES
WAS SET ON THE 31ST...TYING THE PREVIOUS RECORD SET IN 2013. THE
COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 25 DEGREES...ON THE 4TH...WHICH
ALSO SET A NEW RECORD. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 28...SET IN
1980.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.45 INCHES...WHICH WAS 65
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT TIED AS THE 10TH DRIEST AUGUST ON
RECORD.  THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE 7TH...WHEN
0.32 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE
SET DURING THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 57 MPH ON THE 2ND.

...THE BIG PINEY  WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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              99   08/06/2003
 LOW               19   08/27/1992
                        08/26/1992
HIGHEST            88   08/01
LOWEST             25   08/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     80.7              79.0     1.7
AVG. MINIMUM     37.4              40.3    -2.9
MEAN             59.0              59.6    -0.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.82   1997
 MINIMUM            T   1996
                        1991
TOTALS           0.45              0.69   -0.24
DAILY AVG.       0.01
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.32   08/07 TO 08/07

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     179               176       3
 SINCE 7/1        283               293     -10
COOLING TOTAL       2                11      -9
 SINCE 1/1         23                35     -12
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/310    DATE  08/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/310    DATE  08/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           31
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              0
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     45

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

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO SEPTEMBER 2016...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 75 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 36 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 68 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 31 DEGREES. THE
AVERAGE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.66 INCHES.

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