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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
130 PM MDT THU MAY 2 2019   CORRECTION A

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MILEY MEMORIAL FIELD
NEAR BIG PINEY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019 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

...APRIL WAS WARMER AND MUCH DRIER THAN AVERAGE FOR BIG PINEY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN APRIL WAS 38.8 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 1.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 6TH WARMEST
APRIL ON RECORD SINCE RECORDS BEGAN IN 1998. THE WARMEST READING FOR
THE MONTH WAS 69 DEGREES ON THE 19TH AND 20TH...AND THE LOWEST WAS
17 DEGREES ON THE 12TH AND 29TH. NO TEMPERATURES RECORDS WERE SET
DURING THE MONTH.

BIG PINEY HAD A PRECIPITATION TOTAL OF 0.12 INCHES...WHICH IS 23
PERCENT OF THE NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 2ND DRIEST APRIL ON RECORD
SINCE 1998. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD WAS ON THE 21ST WHEN 0.07
INCHES FELL. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH.
THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 59 MPH ON THE 28TH.

...THE BIG PINEY  WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1976 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              77   04/23/2012
                        04/29/2007
 LOW               -5   04/23/2013
                        04/30/1984
                        04/11/1997
HIGHEST            69   04/20
                        04/19
LOWEST             17   04/29
                        04/12
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.6              52.4    -0.8
AVG. MINIMUM     26.0              21.9     4.1
MEAN             38.8              37.1     1.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32     28
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.51   1999
 MINIMUM            T   1979
TOTALS           0.12              0.53   -0.41
DAILY AVG.       0.00
DAYS >= .01         3
DAYS >= .10         0
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.07   04/21 TO 04/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     780               836     -56
 SINCE 7/1       9712              9531     181
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/280    DATE  04/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/280    DATE  04/28

KY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP                0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                        3
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN               0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                        0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                        3
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                       0
FOG                      13     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 MAY 2019...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 57 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 26 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 77
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 34. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.84 INCHES.

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