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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
624 PM MDT THU SEP 01 2022

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR BIG PINEY FOR THE MONTH
OF AUGUST 2022...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2022 WILL BE
AVAILABLE IN APPROXIMATELY 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

...BIG PINEY WAS WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL IN AUGUST...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR BIG PINEY IN AUGUST WAS 63.8 DEGREES
WHICH WAS 3.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. MAKING IT THE 3RD WARMEST ON
RECORD. THE WARMEST READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 90 DEGREES ON THE
10TH...WHICH TIED THE 2003 RECORD. THE 30TH HIT 86...WHICH BROKE THE
1900 RECORD OF 85. THE 31ST TIED 2019 WITH 86. THE COLDEST
TEMPERATURE WAS 38 DEGREES ON THE 27TH AND 29TH.

PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 1.28 INCHES..WHICH IS 147 PERCENT OF
NORMAL...MAKING IT THE 5TH WETTEST AUGUST ON RECORD.  THE WETTEST 24-
HOUR PERIOD WAS FROM THE 5TH-6TH WITH 0.54 INCHES. THE 6TH BROKE THE
PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.1 FROM 2003 WITH 0.22. ON THE 11TH 0.22 FELL
WHICH BROKE THE 1983 RECORD OF 0.2. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 55 MPH
FROM THE NORTHWEST ON THE 26TH.

...THE BIG PINEY  WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2022...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1976 TO 2022

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
..............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             99   08/06/2003
 LOW              19   08/27/1992
                       08/26/1992
HIGHEST           90   08/10
LOWEST            38   08/27
                       08/29
AVG. MAXIMUM    81.2               79.8     1.4
AVG. MINIMUM    46.4               40.4     6.0
MEAN            63.8               60.1     3.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     1
DAYS MAX <= 32     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     0
DAYS MIN <= 0      0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        3.82   1997
 MINIMUM           T   2020
TOTALS          1.28               0.87    0.41     0.88
DAILY AVG.      0.04               0.03    0.01
DAYS >= .01        9
DAYS >= .10        5
DAYS >= .50        0
DAYS >= 1.00       0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.54   08/05 TO 08/06
 STORM TOTAL    0.42

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     48                164    -116
 SINCE 7/1        71                277    -206
COOLING TOTAL     19                 12       7
 SINCE 1/1        60                 30      30
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/340
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/220    DATE  08/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/330    DATE  08/26

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.19
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           27
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     56

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             10     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

LOOKING AHEAD TO SEPTEMBER 2022...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON
THE FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 75 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 36 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 63 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 27 DEGREES. THE
AVERAGE MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.64 INCHES.
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