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

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR HUNT FIELD IN LANDER FOR
THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 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

...LANDER AVERAGE IN TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION IN OCTOBER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR LANDER IN OCTOBER WAS 44.3 DEGREES. THIS
WAS -1.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS
82 DEGREES ON THE 6TH AND 8TH. THE COLDEST READING WAS -9 DEGREES ON
THE 26TH. THE WERE A FEW DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS BROKE IN OCTOBER
IN LANDER. ON THE 8TH AN 82 TIED A RECORD FROM 1921. ON THE 25TH A -
5 READING BROKE A 4 RECORD FROM 1919. ALSO ON THE 25TH A COLD HIGH
OF 13 BROKE A 26 FROM 1997. ON THE 26TH A -9 BROKE A 2 RECORD SET IN
1913. LASTLY ON THE 27TH A 1 BROKE A 6 FROM 1919.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.68 INCHES...WHICH IS 53
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS WAS AN AVERAGE OCTOBER FOR PRECIPITATION.
THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS ON THE 24TH WHEN 0.39
INCHES FELL. THE MONTHLY SNOWFALL TOTAL FOR LANDER WAS 7.8 INCHES.
THE SNOWIEST DAY WAS THE 24TH WHEN 3.8 INCHES FELL. THERE WERE NO
PRECIPITATION RECORDS FOR THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 59
MPH ON THE 12TH.

...THE LANDER WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2020...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1891 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
..............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             86   10/03/2010
 LOW             -14   10/29/1917
HIGHEST           82   10/06
                       10/08
LOWEST            -9   10/26
AVG. MAXIMUM    59.8               58.5     1.3
AVG. MINIMUM    28.8               32.7    -3.9
MEAN            44.3               45.6    -1.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     0
DAYS MAX <= 32     4
DAYS MIN <= 32    17
DAYS MIN <= 0      2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        4.90   1994
 MINIMUM        0.00   1988
TOTALS          0.68               1.29   -0.61     0.87
DAILY AVG.      0.02               0.04   -0.02
DAYS >= .01        3
DAYS >= .10        3
DAYS >= .50        0
DAYS >= 1.00       0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.50   10/24 TO 10/25
 STORM TOTAL    0.39

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           7.8                9.8    -2.0
SINCE 7/1       12.5               12.5     0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     1
DAYS >= 1.0        3

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    637                602      35
 SINCE 7/1       844                860     -16
COOLING TOTAL      0                  0       0
 SINCE 1/1       686                472     214
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/290
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/270    DATE  10/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/280    DATE  10/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.14
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           27
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     47

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

-  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 52 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW IS 27
DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 35
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 13 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.86 INCHES. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY SNOWFALL
IS 13.1 INCHES.

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