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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
145 PM MST SAT FEB 1 2020

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR HUNT FIELD IN LANDER 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

...LANDER WAS WARMER AND DRIER IN JANUARY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR LANDER IN JANUARY WAS 23.8 DEGREES. THIS
WAS 2.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS
44 DEGREES ON THE 4TH...AND THE COLDEST WAS 4 DEGREES ON THE 16TH.
THERE WERE NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS SET LAST MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.24 INCHES...WHICH WAS 59
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD DURING THE MONTH WAS
ON THE 27TH...WHEN 0.13 INCHES FELL. SNOWFALL FOR DECEMBER WAS 3.6
INCHES...WHICH IS 4 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. THE SNOWIEST DAY WAS ON THE
29TH WITH 1.9 INCHES. NO DAILY PRECIPITATION OR SNOWFALL RECORDS
WERE SET LAST MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 47 MPH ON THE 13TH.

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

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              64   01/01/1918
 LOW              -39   01/17/1930
HIGHEST            44   01/04
LOWEST              4   01/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     34.2              33.1     1.1
AVG. MINIMUM     13.4              10.2     3.2
MEAN             23.8              21.7     2.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11
DAYS MIN <= 32     31
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.06   1910
 MINIMUM         0.00   1952
                        1919
TOTALS           0.24              0.41   -0.17
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00
DAYS >= .01         3
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.13   01/27 TO 01/27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            3.6               7.6    -4.0
SINCE 7/1        37.0              43.3    -6.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      7
DAYS >= 1.0         2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1269              1344     -75
 SINCE 7/1       4793              4590     203
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/244
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/280    DATE  01/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/280    DATE  01/13

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           27
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

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                0     SNOW                        2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                       0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       1
HAZE                      2

-  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 34 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 11 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 41
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 18. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.58 INCHES. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY SNOWFALL IS
10.3 INCHES.

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