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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
145 PM MDT SUN APR 1 2018

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN 60 DAYS FROM THE NATIONAL CENTERS FOR
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (HTTP://WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV/CDO-
WEB/DATASETS). UNOFFICIAL ASOS DAILY SUMMARIES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE
INTERNET AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/CLIMATE/INDEX.PHP?WFO=RIW

...MARCH WAS COLDER AND WETTER FOR WORLAND...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN MARCH WAS 34.9 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 1.6 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH
WAS 69 DEGREES ON THE 22ND...AND COLDEST WAS 0 DEGREES ON THE 1ST.
NO TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE BROKEN THIS MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.66 INCHES...WHICH WAS 143
PERCENT OF NORMAL. IT WAS THE 10TH WETTEST MARCH ON RECORD. THE
WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD WAS THE 28TH...WHEN 0.42 INCHES FELL. THIS
WAS ALSO A NEW DAILY RECORD...BREAKING THE 1962 RECORD OF 0.35
INCHES. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 41 MPH ON THE 10TH.

...THE WORLAND WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1947 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   03/28/1986
 LOW              -28   03/04/1989
HIGHEST            69   03/22
LOWEST              0   03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     49.4              50.5    -1.1
AVG. MINIMUM     20.4              22.4    -2.0
MEAN             34.9              36.5    -1.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 32     28
DAYS MIN <= 0       1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.19   MM
 MINIMUM         0.00   2004
TOTALS           0.66              0.46    0.20
DAILY AVG.       0.02
DAYS >= .01         5
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.42   03/28 TO 03/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     926               885      41
 SINCE 7/1       7253              6886     367
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/158
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/280    DATE  03/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/010    DATE  03/10

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      1

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO APRIL 2018...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 56 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 27 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 65
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 36 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.86 INCHES.

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