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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
741 PM MDT SAT JUL 1 2017

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SWEETWATER COUNTY
AIRPORT NEAR ROCK SPRINGS FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2017...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2017 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN AUGUST 2017 FROM THE NATIONAL CENTER FOR
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (HTTP://WWW.NCEI.NOAA.GOV/OL/
CLIMATEDATA.HTML). UNOFFICIAL ASOS DAILY SUMMARIES ARE AVAILABLE ON
THE INTERNET AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/CLIMATE/INDEX.PHP?WFO=RIW...

...4TH DRIEST JUNE ON RECORD...MUCH WARMER THAN NORMAL...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR ROCK SPRINGS IN JUNE WAS 63.3
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF
THE MONTH WAS 90 DEGREES ON THE 21ST. THE COLDEST READING WAS 32
DEGREES ON THE 13TH. NO DAILY RECORD HIGH OR LOW TEMPERATURES WERE
SET DURING THE MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.02 INCHES...WHICH WAS ONLY 3
PERCENT PERCENT OF NORMAL...MAKING IT THE 4TH DRIEST JUNE ON RECORD.
THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIODS WERE ON THE 1ST AND 21ST WHEN 0.01 OF AN
INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON EACH DAY.  NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS
WERE SET DURING THE MONTH.  THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 54 MPH ON THE
12TH.

...THE ROCK SPRINGS WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   06/23/1954
 LOW               26   06/03/1951
                        06/02/1951
HIGHEST            90   06/21
LOWEST             32   06/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     79.0              74.8     4.2
AVG. MINIMUM     47.5              46.4     1.1
MEAN             63.3              60.6     2.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.49   1969
 MINIMUM         0.00   1956
TOTALS           0.02              0.79   -0.77
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.03   -0.03
DAYS >= .01         2
DAYS >= .10         0
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.01   06/21 TO 06/21
                        06/01 TO 06/01

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      86               167     -81
 SINCE 7/1       7701              8142    -441
COOLING TOTAL      45                35      10
 SINCE 1/1         45                36       9
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/261
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/280    DATE  06/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/270    DATE  06/12

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          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     38

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     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 JULY 2017...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 81 DEGREES... AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 51 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 85
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 55 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.64 INCHES.

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