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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
305 AM MDT WED APR 2 2014

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SOUTH BIG HORN COUNTY
AIRPORT NEAR GREYBULL FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN MAY 2014 FROM THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC
DATA CENTER (HTTP://WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV/OL/CLIMATEDATA.HTML).
UNOFFICIAL ASOS DAILY SUMMARIES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT
HTTP://WWW.CRH. NOAA.GOV/RIW/CLIMATE/...

...MARCH WAS SLIGHTLY COLDER AND DRIER THAN NORMAL IN GREYBULL...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR GREYBULL IN MARCH WAS 35.6
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 1.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 5TH
COLDEST MARCH ON RECORD. THE WARMEST DAILY HIGH FOR THE MONTH WAS 67
DEGREES ON THE 29TH...WHICH ALSO SET A NEW RECORD. THIS TIED THE
CURRENT RECORD SET IN 2010. THE COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS -9
DEGREES ON THE 2ND...WHICH ALSO SET A NEW RECORD. THIS BROKE THE
PREVIOUS RECORD LOW OF -5 DEGREES...SET IN 2002. ANOTHER RECORD LOW
OF -7 DEGREES WAS SET ON THE 1ST...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF
-4...ALSO SET IN 2002.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.18 INCHES...WHICH WAS 45
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THIS MAKES THE 10TH DRIEST MARCH ON RECORD. THE
WETTEST DAY OF THE MONTH WAS ON THE 27TH...WHEN 0.10 OF AN INCH OF
PRECIPITATION FELL. THIS SET A NEW RECORD...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 0.05 OF AN INCH...SET IN 2011. 0.04 OF PRECIPITATION FELL
ON THE 17TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.01...SET IN 2003.
0.03 OF PRECIPITATION FELL ON THE 15TH...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 0.01...SET IN 2006. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 64
MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 17TH.

...THE GREYBULL WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1998 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   03/31/2012
 LOW              -12   03/09/2002
HIGHEST            67   03/29
LOWEST             -9   03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.4              50.7    -4.3
AVG. MINIMUM     24.7              23.1     1.6
MEAN             35.6              36.9    -1.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2
DAYS MIN <= 32     27
DAYS MIN <= 0       2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         0.49   2003
 MINIMUM         0.00   2009
TOTALS           0.18              0.40   -0.22
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00
DAYS >= .01         4
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.10   03/27 TO 03/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     905               871      34
 SINCE 7/1       6792              6842     -50
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    51/330    DATE  03/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/330    DATE  03/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO APRIL 2014...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 56 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 31 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 58
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW IS 36. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.56 INCHES.

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