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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
850 AM MST SAT FEB 1 2020

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MILEY MEMORIAL FIELD
NEAR BIG PINEY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2020...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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 COLDER AND DRIER IN JANUARY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN JANUARY WAS 8.8
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 9TH
COLDEST JANUARY ON RECORD. THE WARMEST READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 34
DEGREES ON THE 23RD. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE WAS 16 DEGREES BELOW
ZERO ON THE 10TH AND 15TH. NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET IN
JANUARY.

BIG PINEY HAD A PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 0.13 INCHES...WHICH IS 42
PERCENT OF NORMAL. IT WAS THE 10TH WETTEST JANUARY ON RECORD. THE
WETTEST DAY WAS THE 14TH...WHEN 0.11 INCHES FELL. NO DAILY
PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET IN JANUARY. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS
35 MPH ON THE 17TH.

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

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              48   01/31/2003
 LOW              -47   01/18/1984
HIGHEST            34   01/23
LOWEST            -16   01/15
                        01/10
AVG. MAXIMUM     21.2              26.0    -4.8
AVG. MINIMUM     -3.7              -4.0     0.3
MEAN              8.8              11.0    -2.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     30
DAYS MIN <= 32     31
DAYS MIN <= 0      24

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         0.99   2017
 MINIMUM            T   1994
                        1983
TOTALS           0.13              0.31   -0.18
DAILY AVG.       0.00
DAYS >= .01         3
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.11   01/14 TO 01/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1733              1674      59
 SINCE 7/1       6434              6113     321
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/320    DATE  01/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/320    DATE  01/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             17
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     84

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                        5
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                       0
FOG                      24     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      17
HAZE                      3

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO FEBRUARY 2020...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 26 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 3 DEGREES BELOW ZERO. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS
34 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 6. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.31 INCHES.

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