May 2014 Monthly Climate Summaries for Western and Central Wyoming

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

Overall, May was warmer and drier than normal. Some location were near normal for temperatures, but all locations was slightly to well below normal for precipitation. Some locations ranked within their top 10 driest May's on record. Other stories that occurred this month were a couple of severe weather episodes, a snow event on Mother's Day and river flooding that accelerated at the end of the month. 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


A tornado churns over open country north of Riverton on May 6th. Picture courtesy of Josh Allen. 

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