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CXUS55 KRIW 030650
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1249 AM MDT THU APR 3 2014

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE HUNT FIELD IN LANDER
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 CLOSE TO NORMAL OF LANDER...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR LANDER IN MARCH WAS 35.9 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 0.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING IN MARCH WAS
64 DEGREES ON THE 10TH...AND THE COLDEST READING WAS 6 BELOW ON THE
2ND. THERE WERE NO DAILY TEMPERATURE RECORDS SET FOR THE MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR MARCH WAS 1.18 INCHES...WHICH WAS 102
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD FOR THE MONTH WAS THE
30TH...WHEN 0.36 OF AN INCH OF PRECIPITATION FELL. SNOWFALL FOR THE
MONTH WAS 13.9 INCHES...WHICH WAS 86 OF NORMAL FOR MARCH. THERE WERE
NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS SET FOR THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST
WAS 58 MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 20TH.

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1891 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   03/31/2012
                        03/30/1966
                        07/16/2005
 LOW              -16   03/02/1960
HIGHEST            64   03/10
LOWEST             -6   03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.9              47.4     1.5
AVG. MINIMUM     22.8              23.6    -0.8
MEAN             35.9              35.5     0.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2
DAYS MIN <= 32     30
DAYS MIN <= 0       2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.56   1906
 MINIMUM         0.03   2004
TOTALS           1.18              1.16    0.02
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.04    0.00
DAYS >= .01         9
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.36   03/30 TO 03/30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           13.9              16.1    -2.2
SINCE 7/1        69.2              69.7    -0.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1
DAYS >= 1.0         4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     895               915     -20
 SINCE 7/1       6631              6619      12
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/281
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/170    DATE  03/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/250    DATE  03/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          2

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     56

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      5

-  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 52 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 28 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 61
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 35. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 1.87 INCHES...WITH 16.8 INCHES OF SNOW.

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