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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
108 PM MDT SAT NOV 1 2014

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR ROCK SPRINGS FOR THE
MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN DECEMBER 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/...

...ROCK SPRINGS HAD THE 7TH WARMEST OCTOBER ON RECORD...WITH WELL
BELOW AVERAGE PRECIPITATION...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR ROCK SPRINGS IN OCTOBER WAS 48.3
DEGREES... WHICH WAS 3.9 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 7TH
WARMEST OCTOBER ON RECORD. THE WARMEST OCTOBER OCCURRED IN
1988...WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 51.7 DEGREES. THE WARMEST
READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 72 DEGREES ON THE 25TH. THIS 72 DEGREES ON
THE 25TH BROKE THE PREVIOUS DAILY RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 68
DEGREES...WHICH WAS LAST 1968. ONE OTHER RECORD DAILY HIGH
TEMPERATURE WAS SET DURING THE MONTH. ON THE 24TH A RECORD HIGH OF
68 DEGREES BROKE THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 67 DEGREES...WHICH WAS LAST
SET IN 2011. THE COLDEST READING WAS 25 DEGREES ON THE 13TH AND
28TH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.32 INCHES...WHICH WAS 37
PERCENT OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24 HOUR PERIOD OF THE MONTH WAS THE
12TH...WHEN 0.20 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION FELL. THERE WERE NO
PRECIPITATION RECORDS SET DURING THE MONTH. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST
WAS 55 MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 12TH.

...THE ROCK SPRINGS WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              80   10/03/2010
 LOW                3   10/30/1991
HIGHEST            72   10/25
LOWEST             25   10/28
                        10/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.3              56.5     4.8
AVG. MINIMUM     35.3              32.3     3.0
MEAN             48.3              44.4     3.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32     10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.81   1949
 MINIMUM         0.00   1952
TOTALS           0.32              0.87   -0.55
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02
DAYS >= .01         2
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.20   10/12 TO 10/12
                        10/11 TO 10/12
                        10/12 TO 10/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     508               639    -131
 SINCE 7/1        784               967    -183
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        307               286      21
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   7/245
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/290    DATE  10/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/280    DATE  10/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           26
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     49

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

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO NOVEMBER 2014...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 49 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 27. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 33 DEGREES...AND
THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 15 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.49 INCHES.

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