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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
640 AM MDT FRI MAY 3 2019

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
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 SLIGHTLY WARMER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL FOR WORLAND...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN APRIL WAS 46.8 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 1.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH
WAS 78 DEGREES ON THE 19TH. THE COLDEST READING WAS 17 DEGREES ON
THE 29TH...WHICH BROKE THE 1990 RECORD LOW OF 24 DEGREES.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.6 INCHES...WHICH WAS ONLY 70
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST DAY WAS THE 10TH WITH 0.22 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION. THIS BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.17 INCHES...SET
IN 1997. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 56 MPH ON THE 24TH.

...THE WORLAND WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1947 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   04/23/2012
                        04/28/2000
                        04/21/1994
 LOW                4   04/23/2013
HIGHEST            78   04/19
LOWEST             17   04/29
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.5              60.1     1.4
AVG. MINIMUM     32.0              31.2     0.8
MEAN             46.8              45.7     1.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32     16
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.50   2017
 MINIMUM         0.00   1987
TOTALS           0.60              0.86   -0.26
DAILY AVG.       0.02
DAYS >= .01         7
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.22   04/10 TO 04/10

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     536               581     -45
 SINCE 7/1       7980              7467     513
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/352
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/350    DATE  04/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/340    DATE  04/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP                0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                        0
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN               0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                        0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                        0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                       0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       0
HAZE                      5

-  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 65 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 36 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 75
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS45 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 1.42 INCHES.

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