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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
521 PM MST SUN JAN 1 2017

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN FEBRUARY 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

...WORLAND HAD A RECORD WARM AND WET NOVEMBER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN DECEMBER WAS 11.3 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 6.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 7TH COLDEST
DECEMBER ON RECORD SINCE 1960. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS
42 DEGREES ON THE 4TH...AND THE COLDEST READING WAS 26 DEGREES BELOW
ZERO ON THE 17TH. NO RECORD HIGHS OR LOWS WERE SET IN DECEMBER.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS A 0.19 OF AN INCH...WHICH WAS
0.04 INCHES BELOW NORMAL...OR 83 PERCENT OF NORMAL.
THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS ON THE 12TH WHEN 0.12
INCHES FELL. THERE WERE NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS SET THIS MONTH.

THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 40 MPH ON THE 5TH.

...THE WORLAND WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1960 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              64   12/10/1981
 LOW              -50   12/21/1990
HIGHEST            42   12/04
LOWEST            -26   12/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     23.6              30.6    -7.0
AVG. MINIMUM     -1.0               4.5    -4.5
MEAN             11.3              17.5    -6.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     25
DAYS MIN <= 32     31
DAYS MIN <= 0      17

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         0.88   MM
 MINIMUM         0.00   2006
TOTALS           0.19              0.23   -0.04
DAILY AVG.       0.01
DAYS >= .01         3
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.12   12/25 TO 12/25

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1657              1471     186
 SINCE 7/1       3196              3363    -167
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        690               535     155
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/231
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/340    DATE  12/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/350    DATE  12/05

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      3

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO JANUARY 2017...
THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 30
DEGREES... AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 3 DEGREES.
THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 32 DEGREES...AND THE
AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 6 DEGREES.
THE AVERAGE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.23 INCHES.

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