Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Riverton, WY

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

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR RIVERTON 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

...RIVERTON WAS WARMER THAN NORMAL IN AUGUST...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR RIVERTON IN AUGUST WAS 72.1 DEGREES
WHICH WAS 2.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING FOR THE
MONTH WAS 99 DEGREES ON THE 10TH...WHICH BROKE THE 2012 RECORD OF
95. WITH A HIGH OF 99 ON THE 10TH...A NEW ALL-TIME RECORD DAILY HIGH
WAS SET FOR AUGUST. THE HIGH OF 94 ON THE 4TH BROKE THE 2014 RECORD
OF 94. ON THE 31ST A HIGH OF 92 TIED PREVIOUS RECORDS FROM 2011 AND
1996. THE COLDEST TEMPERATURE WAS 50 DEGREES ON THE 29TH.

PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.42 INCHES...WHICH IS 100 PERCENT
OF NORMAL. THE WETTEST 24-HOUR PERIOD OCCURRED ON THE 5TH-6TH WITH
0.17 INCHES. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE BROKEN. THE HIGHEST WIND
GUST OCCURRED ON THE 2ND WITH 48 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST.

...THE RIVERTON WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2022...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1995 TO 2022

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE
                                          NORMAL
..............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             99   08/14/2003
                       08/06/2001
 LOW              36   08/31/2020
HIGHEST           99R  08/10
LOWEST            50   08/29
AVG. MAXIMUM    87.5               85.5     2.0
AVG. MINIMUM    56.6               53.7     2.9
MEAN            72.1               69.6     2.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     9
DAYS MAX <= 32     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     0
DAYS MIN <= 0      0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        1.15   2014
 MINIMUM        0.01   2020
TOTALS          0.42               0.42    0.00     0.80
DAILY AVG.      0.01               0.01   -0.00
DAYS >= .01        7
DAYS >= .10        1
DAYS >= .50        0
DAYS >= 1.00       0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.17   08/05 TO 08/06
 STORM TOTAL    0.16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.0                 MM      MM
SINCE 7/1        0.0                 MM      MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0
DAYS >= 1.0        0

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      1                 26     -25
 SINCE 7/1         1                 34     -33
COOLING TOTAL    226                169      57
 SINCE 1/1       607                468     139
..............................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/350
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/300    DATE  08/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/300    DATE  08/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.11
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           28
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     45

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

-  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 81 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW
TEMPERATURE IS 50 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH
IS 66 DEGREES AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 39. THE AVERAGE
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.77 INCHES.
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