Record Warmth in March 2012

March 2012 was very mild and in many cases record setting for the following sites in Central and Western Wyoming. We will be compiling our monthly climate summaries in the next couple of days. In the meantime, here are some records that were set for March 2012.

Location Period of Recod March 2012 Avg. Temperature Rank Old Record
Lander Since 1891 44.2°F #1 44.1°F in 1986
Casper Since 1948 44.1°F #1 42.8°F in 1986
Rock Springs Since 1948 40.3°F #1 39.7°F in 1986
Downtown Riverton Since 1907 43.9°F #1 43.2°F in 1986
        All-Time Record
Worland Since 1960 44.7°F #2 45.9°F in 1986


Wind River Basin
Photo courtesy Reid Wolcott, NWS Riverton

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