February 2014 Monthly Climate Summaries for Western and Central Wyoming

The February 2014 climate summaries for Big Piney, Buffalo, Casper, Greybull, Lake Yellowstone, Lander, Riverton, Rock Springs, and Worland are now available online.

Overall, February was colder  and drier than normal for many locations. A few places, however received above normal precipitation for the month. February began with an unusually cold arctic outbreak, that lasted through the middle of the month (for low lying locations). There was a brief warmup in the middle of the month, before unsettled weather returned for western portions of the state.  Big Piney and Rock Springs had unusual weather for the February. Both were warmer and drier than normal. Hopefully, these locations receive much need precipitation this spring. See the links below for details!

If you would like additional/more in-depth climate information, please refer to our Climate Page. Under the Observed Weather tab, you can find the Daily Climate Report (CLI), the Preliminary Monthly Climate Data (CF6), the Monthly Weather Summary (CLM), the Regional and State Summary (RTP/STP). The Daily Climate Report will have the weather data for the day (from midnight to 1159 pm). The Monthly Climate Data will have this data for each day of the month, compilying all the daily data into one form. The Regional and State Summaries will have temperature and precipitation data for various locations across the state, updated 4 times a day.


Big Piney




Lake Yellowstone



Rock Springs


Sun Dog near Hot Springs State Park on the morning of February 6th. Picture courtesy of Mary Ann Gordon. 

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