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

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
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

...WORLAND WAS DRIER AND MUCH WARMER THAN NORMAL FOR JANUARY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN JANUARY WAS 25 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 7.9 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS WAS THE 10TH WARMEST
JANUARY ON RECORD. THE WARMEST READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 50 DEGREES
ON THE 4TH...WHICH BROKE THE PREVIOUS DAILY RECORD OF 49...SET IN
1965. THE COLDEST READING WAS 4 DEGREES BELOW ZERO ON THE 15TH. NO
OTHER TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE BROKEN IN JANUARY.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.15 INCHES...WHICH WAS 65
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD WAS ON THE 27TH...WITH
0.12 INCHES. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS DAILY RECORD OF 0.06
INCHES...SET IN 1982. NO OTHER DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE
BROKEN IN JANUARY. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 53 MPH ON THE 17TH.

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1947 TO 2020

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              62   01/08/1966
 LOW              -38   01/18/1984
                        01/12/1963
                        01/10/1962
HIGHEST            50   01/04
LOWEST             -4   01/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     38.9              30.6     8.3
AVG. MINIMUM     11.0               3.6     7.4
MEAN             25.0              17.1     7.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5
DAYS MIN <= 32     31
DAYS MIN <= 0       2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.09   1995
 MINIMUM         0.00   1992
TOTALS           0.15              0.23   -0.08
DAILY AVG.       0.00
DAYS >= .01         4
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.12   01/27 TO 01/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1235              1485    -250
 SINCE 7/1       4785              4848     -63
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/174
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/330    DATE  01/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/340    DATE  01/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

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                8     SLEET                       0
FOG                       5     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 FEBRUARY 2020...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 33 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 6 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 44
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 16 DEGREES.
THE AVERAGE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.19 INCHES.

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