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

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR ROCK SPRINGS 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/...

...ROCK SPRINGS WAS WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL IN JULY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR ROCK SPRINGS IN JULY WAS 71.0 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 2.1 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING FOR THE
MONTH WAS 94 DEGREES ON THE 23RD...AND THE COLDEST READING WAS 47
DEGREES...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 1ST AND 31ST. NO TEMPERATURE RECORDS
WERE SET DURING THE MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS ONLY 0.36 OF AN INCH...WHICH
WAS 56 PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH
WAS THE 29TH AND THE 30TH...WHEN 0.24 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION
FELL. THERE WERE NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS FOR THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST
WIND GUST WAS 60 MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 20TH.


...THE ROCK SPRINGS WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   07/13/2002
 LOW               35   07/04/1972
HIGHEST            94   07/23
LOWEST             47   07/31
                        07/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.4              83.8     2.6
AVG. MINIMUM     55.5              54.0     1.5
MEAN             71.0              68.9     2.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     14
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.67   1973
 MINIMUM            T   2008
TOTALS           0.36              0.64   -0.28
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01
DAYS >= .01         4
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.24   07/29 TO 07/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      14                24     -10
 SINCE 7/1         14                24     -10
COOLING TOTAL     205               144      61
 SINCE 1/1        229               180      49
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/291
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/040    DATE  07/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/230    DATE  07/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           26
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     36

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     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                      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 85 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 55. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 77 DEGREES...AND
THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 49. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION
IS 0.62 INCHES.

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