Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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CLMRIW

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
231 PM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR RIVERTON REGIONAL AIRPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2014...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2014 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN SEPTEMBER 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/...

...JULY WAS SLIGHTLY WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL IN RIVERTON....

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR RIVERTON IN JULY WAS 72.3 DEGREES...WHICH
WAS 0.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING FOR THE MONTH WAS
98 DEGREES...OCCURRING ON THE 23RD...AND THE COOLEST WAS 47 DEGREES
ON THE 1ST. ONE ONE NEW DAILY RECORD WAS SET DURING THE MONTH...ON
THE 5TH WHEN THE DAILY HIGH OF 97 DEGREES TIED THE PREVIOUS THAT WAS
SET BACK IN 2001.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.78 OF AN INCH...WHICH WAS
88 PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE
29TH...WHEN 0.31 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. THERE WERE TWO
DAYS WITH RECORD BREAKING PRECIPITATION TOTALS...0.22 OF AN INCH ON
THE 11TH...AND 0.31 ON THE 29TH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 56
MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 21ST.


...THE RIVERTON WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1995 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   07/18/2006
                        07/15/2006
                        07/13/2005
 LOW               40   07/07/2010
HIGHEST            98   07/23
LOWEST             47   07/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     87.5              87.2     0.3
AVG. MINIMUM     57.1              56.3     0.8
MEAN             72.3              71.7     0.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     14
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.67   2007
 MINIMUM            T   2008
TOTALS           0.78              0.89   -0.11
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.31   07/29 TO 07/29
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            0.0                MM      MM
SINCE 7/1         0.0                MM      MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= 1.0         0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       4                12      -8
 SINCE 7/1          4                12      -8
COOLING TOTAL     238               220      18
 SINCE 1/1        276               295     -19
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/352
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/320    DATE  07/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/330    DATE  07/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           28
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              2
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     40

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     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                      1

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO AUGUST 2014...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 89 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW IS 57
DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 80 DEGREES...
AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 50. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.57 INCHES.

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