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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1103 AM MST WED FEB 01 2023

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2023...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2023 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 COLDER AND MUCH DRIER THAN NORMAL IN JANUARY...

AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN JANUARY WAS 16.1 DEGREES WHICH
WAS 0.8 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS
42 DEGREES ON THE 10TH. THE COLDEST READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 36
DEGREES BELOW ZERO ON THE 30TH. THIS BROKE THE 1979 RECORD OF 20
BELOW. THE 29TH LOW OF 31 BELOW ZERO TIED WITH 1980.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.01 INCHES...WHICH WAS JUST 5
PERCENT OF NORMAL AND THE 3RD DRIEST JANUARY ON RECORD. THE WETTEST
24-HOUR PERIOD DURING THE MONTH WAS ON THE 11TH WHEN 0.01 INCHES
FELL. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE BROKEN. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST
WAS 40 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST ON THE 28TH.

...THE WORLAND WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2023...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1947 TO 2023

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
..............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             62   01/08/1966
 LOW             -38   01/18/1984
                       01/12/1963
                       01/10/1962
HIGHEST           42   01/10
LOWEST           -36   01/30
AVG. MAXIMUM    28.0               30.7    -2.7
AVG. MINIMUM     4.2                3.0     1.2
MEAN            16.1               16.9    -0.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     0
DAYS MAX <= 32    19
DAYS MIN <= 32    31
DAYS MIN <= 0      9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        1.09   1995
 MINIMUM        0.00   1992
TOTALS          0.01               0.22   -0.21     0.12
DAILY AVG.      0.00               0.01   -0.01
DAYS >= .01        1
DAYS >= .10        0
DAYS >= .50        0
DAYS >= 1.00       0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.01   01/11 TO 01/11
 STORM TOTAL    0.01

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   1507               1492      15
 SINCE 7/1      5108               4852     256
COOLING TOTAL      0                  0       0
 SINCE 1/1         0                  0       0
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/210
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/330    DATE  01/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/330    DATE  01/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.43
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     82

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                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      5

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO FEBRUARY 2023...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 32 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 5 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 43
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 14 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.17 INCHES.

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