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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTION TO HEADER
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
353 PM MDT TUE MAR 10 2015

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN APRIL 2015 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/...

...WORLAND WAS MUCH WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL IN FEBRUARY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN FEBRUARY WAS 29.3
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 5.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST DAILY HIGH
WAS 57 DEGREES ON THE 13TH. THE COLDEST READING WAS -3 DEGREES ON
THE 23RD. ONLY ONE TEMPERATURE RECORD WAS SET DURING THE MONTH. ON
THE 7TH...A RECORD WARMEST LOW TEMPERATURE OF 27 DEGREES...TIED THE
PREVIOUS RECORD...LAST SET IN 1999.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.54 INCHES...WHICH WAS 284
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE THIRD WETTEST FEBRUARY ON
RECORD. THE WETTEST FEBRUARY OCCURRED IN 2004...WHEN 0.97 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE
15TH...WHEN 0.30 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL. THIS ALSO BROKE THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.27 OF AN INCH FOR THE 15TH...LAST SET IN 1995.
ANOTHER DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORD OCCURRED ON THE 21ST...WHEN 0.12
INCHES FELL...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 0.07 INCHES...LAST SET IN
1962. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 38 MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 25TH.

...THE WORLAND WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1947 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              70   02/21/1982
 LOW              -37   02/02/1996
HIGHEST            57   02/13
LOWEST             -3   02/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.1              37.4     2.7
AVG. MINIMUM     18.5              10.2     8.3
MEAN             29.3              23.8     5.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9
DAYS MIN <= 32     28
DAYS MIN <= 0       2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         0.97   MM
 MINIMUM         0.00   1999
TOTALS           0.54              0.19    0.35
DAILY AVG.       0.02
DAYS >= .01         5
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.30   02/15 TO 02/15
                        02/14 TO 02/15
                        02/15 TO 02/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     994              1153    -159
 SINCE 7/1       5909              6001     -92
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/281
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/340    DATE  02/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/330    DATE  02/25

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           17
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO MARCH 2015...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 44 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 16 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 56
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW IS 27. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.46 INCHES.

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