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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
330 AM MDT FRI JUL 1 2016

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE NATRONA COUNTY
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NEAR CASPER FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2016...

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

...JUNE WAS MUCH WARMER AND SLIGHTLY DRIER THAN NORMAL IN CASPER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR CASPER IN JUNE WAS 66.9 DEGREES... WHICH
WAS 4.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 8TH WARMEST JUNE ON
RECORD. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS 100 DEGREES ON THE
21ST...SETTING A NEW RECORD. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
97...SET IN 1988. A RECORD HIGH OF 95 DEGREES OCCURRED ON THE
11TH...BREAKING THE PRECIOUS RECORD OF 93 SET IN 1956. THE COLDEST
READING WAS 31 DEGREES ON THE 1ST.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.17 INCHES...WHICH WAS 73
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE
12TH AND 13TH...WHEN 0.74 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. NO
PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND
GUST WAS 58 MPH ON THE 13TH.

...THE CASPER WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 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             102   06/30/1990
                        06/24/1988
 LOW               28   06/13/1969
                        06/02/1951
HIGHEST           100   06/21
LOWEST             31   06/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.2              78.8     7.4
AVG. MINIMUM     47.7              45.7     2.0
MEAN             66.9              62.2     4.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      9
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.71   2003
 MINIMUM         0.03   1956
TOTALS           1.17              1.61   -0.44
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.05   -0.01
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.74   06/12 TO 06/13

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.1    -0.1
SINCE 7/1        86.6              74.9    11.7
DAYS >= 1.0         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      37               136     -99
 SINCE 7/1       6942              7580    -638
COOLING TOTAL     103                53      50
 SINCE 1/1        103                57      46
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/236
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/280    DATE  06/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/280    DATE  06/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           29
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              1
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     50

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                9     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                      0

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO JULY 2016...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 86 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 52 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 88
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 55. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 1.18 INCHES.

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