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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
126 PM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE NATRONA COUNTY
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT NEAR CASPER FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

..OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN OCTOBER 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/...

...CASPER WAS SLIGHTLY COOLER AND SLIGHTLY WETTER THAN AVERAGE FOR
AUGUST...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR CASPER IN AUGUST WAS 67.6
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 1.4 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING
FOR THE MONTH WAS 95 DEGREES ON THE 12TH. THE COLDEST READING WAS 41
DEGREES ON THE 24TH. NO TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE
MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.10 INCHES...WHICH WAS 129
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH...WAS ON
THE 4TH AND 5TH...WHEN 0.46 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. NO
PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND
GUST WAS 48 MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 30TH.

...THE CASPER WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1939 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   08/05/1979
 LOW               32   08/30/1964
HIGHEST            95   08/12
LOWEST             41   08/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.2              86.4    -2.2
AVG. MINIMUM     51.0              51.5    -0.5
MEAN             67.6              69.0    -1.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      7
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.79   1941
 MINIMUM         0.02   1950
TOTALS           1.10              0.85    0.25
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.03    0.01
DAYS >= .01        12
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.46   08/04 TO 08/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      31                30       1
 SINCE 7/1         47                46       1
COOLING TOTAL     117               152     -35
 SINCE 1/1        328               397     -69
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/247
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/210    DATE  08/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/300    DATE  08/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           26
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     52

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             11     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO SEPTEMBER 2014...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 81 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS  48 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 71 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW IS 38 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.93 INCHES. THE AVERAGE SNOWFALL IS 1.3
INCHES.

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