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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
326 PM MST MON NOV 02 2020

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020 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

...BIG PINEY WAS WARMER AND DRIER FOR OCTOBER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN OCTOBER WAS 40.1
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 1.9 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING FOR
THE MONTH WAS 78 DEGREES ON THE 6TH WHICH ALSO SET A NEW MONTHLY
RECORD HIGH BREAKING A 75 DEGREE RECORD SET IN 1979. THE LOWEST
TEMPERATURE WAS -13 DEGREES ON THE 26TH ALSO SET A NEW MONTHLY
RECORD LOW WHICH BROKE A 1 DEGREE RECORD SET IN 2001. A FEW OTHER
DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE BROKEN...A 74 ON THE 5TH TIED A
RECORD SET IN 1993. ON THE 25TH A -5 BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0
SET IN 2001. ALSO ON THE 25TH A COLD HIGH RECORD WAS SET WHEN 19
DEGREES BROKE A 34 DEGREE HIGH SET BACK IN 2004. LASTLY ON THE 27TH
A 6 BROKE A 7 DEGREE RECORD SET BACK IN 1989.

BIG PINEY HAD A PRECIPITATION TOTAL 0.04 INCHES...WHICH IS 8 PERCENT
OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST DAY WAS THE 11TH WHEN 0.04 INCHES FELL. THERE
WERE NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS BROKEN DURING THE MONTH OF OCTOBER.
THIS WAS THE FOURTH DRIEST OCTOBER ON RECORD. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST
WAS 58 MPH ON THE 14TH.

...THE BIG PINEY  WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1976 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
..............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             78   10/03/2010
                       10/08/1980
                       10/07/1980
 LOW             -26   10/30/2019
HIGHEST           78R  10/06
LOWEST           -13   10/26
AVG. MAXIMUM    58.9               55.2     3.7
AVG. MINIMUM    21.4               21.3     0.1
MEAN            40.1               38.2     1.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     0
DAYS MAX <= 32     2
DAYS MIN <= 32    27
DAYS MIN <= 0      2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        2.47   2016
 MINIMUM           T   1996
TOTALS          0.04               0.53   -0.49     0.09
DAILY AVG.      0.00               0.02   -0.02
DAYS >= .01        1
DAYS >= .10        0
DAYS >= .50        0
DAYS >= 1.00       0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.04   10/11 TO 10/11
 STORM TOTAL    0.04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            MM                 MM      MM
SINCE 7/1         MM                 MM      MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.    MM
DAYS >= 1.0       MM

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    764                829     -65
 SINCE 7/1      1331               1581    -250
COOLING TOTAL      0                  0       0
 SINCE 1/1        34                 35      -1
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/310
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/310    DATE  10/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/290    DATE  10/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.17
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           23
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     47

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

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO NOVEMBER 2020...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 47 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 16 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 30
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 3. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.21 INCHES.

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