Several Records Broken & August 2011 Climate Summaries

 

The following table shows the warmest Augusts on record,
and records for consecutive days equal to or above 80 degrees F:

Casper   Lander   Riverton (downtown)   Rock Springs 
Rank Avg. Temp. Year   Rank Avg. Temp. Year   Rank Avg. Temp Year   Rank Avg. Temp Year
1 74.7 1983   1 74.0 1983   1 73.7 2003   1 70.7 2003
2 73.7 1982   2 73.5 2003   2 73.0 2000   2 70.3 1969. 2011
3 73.4 1994   3 73.3 1982   3 72.9 2001   4 70.1 1970
4 73.2 1955   4 73.1 1969   4 71.8 2011   5 69.9 1971
5 72.6 1995   5 72.9 2000, 2001   5 71.4 2007   6 69.4 2000
6 72.4 2000,2003   7 72.8 1970   6 71.3 1922   7 69.2 2001, 2007
8 72.2 1970   8 72.7 2011   7 71.0 1999   9 69.1 1958
9 72.1 1961   9 72.6 1971   8 70.9 1983   10 68.1 1994
10 72.0 2001,1991   10 72.4 1984   9 70.7 1929, 1969,1971        
12 71.8 1969   11 72.0 1955   12 70.6 1970        
13 71.7 1943, 2011   12 71.8 1995   13 70.4 1982, 1995        
Casper set a new record
with 63 consecutive days of
maximum temperatures
greater or equal  to  80
degrees ending on
September 2, 2011.

The old record was 60
days, set in 2000.
  Lander set a new record
with 68 consecutive days of
maximum temperatures
greater or equal  to  80
degrees ending on
September 2, 2011.

The old record was 64
days, set in 2000.
  Riverton set new record
with 73 consecutive days of
maximum temperatures
greater or equal  to  80
degrees ending on
September 2, 2011.

The old record was 71
days, set in 1969.
  Rock Springs set new record
with 51 consecutive days of
maximum temperatures
greater or equal  to  80
degrees ending on
September 2, 2011.

The old record was 42
days, set in 1967.

The August 2011 climate summaries for Casper, Lander, Riverton, Rock Spings, and Worland are now available online.

Photo: Reid Wolcott, NWS
NWS Office, Riverton, August 2011
NWS Office, Riverton, August 2011

Casper

Lander

Riverton

Rock Springs

Worland



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