March 2012 - Warmest and Driest March in Cheyenne

 

Cheyenne, Wyoming March Since 1872 

Highest Average Average Temperature (degrees)

Year

Highest Average High Temperature (degrees)

Year

Highest Average Low Temperature (degrees)

Year

Least Precipitation (inches)

Year

44.6

2012

59.4

2012

30.4

1910

Trace

2012

44.4

1910

58.5

1910

29.8

2012

0.06

1882

42.2

1986

55.7

2004

29.3

2007

0.06

1880

42.1

2004

55.1

1986

29.2

1986

0.11

1871

41.8

2007

54.2

2007

29.0

1918

0.12

1966

40.9

1918

53.7

1879

28.5

2004

0.15

2004

40.2

1907

52.7

1918

27.8

1907

0.16

1911

39.6

1879

52.5

1907

27.7

2003

0.16

1908

39.4

1911

52.4

1972

27.4

1916

0.17

1982

39.2

1972

52.0

1966

27.3

1911

0.17

1890

March was the warmest and driest March recorded in Cheyenne.   The average temperature was 44.6 degrees, making this the warmest March since 1872.  The average high temperature was 59.4 degrees, the warmest since 1872.  The average low temperature was 29.8 degrees, the 2nd warmest since 1872. 

Only a trace of precipitation fell in March, the driest March on record.

Cheyenne, Wyoming January, February and March Since 1872

Highest Average Average Temperature (degrees)

Year

Highest Average High Temperature (degrees)

Year

36.6

1986

48.6

1986

35.3

1992

47.0

2012

34.5

1934

46.9

1981

34.5

2012

46.7

1992

34.5

1907

46.3

1907

34.3

1999

46.2

1935

34.2

1981

46.0

1999

33.9

1967

45.8

1934

33.8

2000

45.4

2004

33.8

2004/1935

45.4

1953/1967

January through March of this year was quite mild as well.  The average temperature was 34.5 degrees, making this three month period the 3rd warmest in Cheyenne since 1872.  The average high temperature was 47.0 degrees, the 2nd warmest such period since 1872.

 



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