June 2012 Climate Summaries - Very Warm & Dry!

The June 2012 climate summaries for Casper, Lander, Riverton, Rock Spings, and Worland are now available online.

June was much warmer and drier than normal. See the links below for details. Scroll down to the tables below to see how June 2012 stacked up against previous Junes!

 

Casper

Lander

Riverton

Rock Springs

Worland

Sunset over the Wind River Basin. Photo Courtesy: Reid Wolcott, NWS Riverton

Absence

June 2012 was a very warm and very dry month across much of Western and Central Wyoming

Here are some selected cities and how they ranked for record dryness and warmth for June 2012

 

CITY PRECIPITATION RANK (period of record)
     
LANDER AIRPORT 0.04 inches Tied for 5th Driest JUNE (1891-2012)
CASPER AIRPORT 0.28 inches Tied for 8th Driest JUNE (1940-2012)
RIVERTON DOWNTOWN Trace Tied for 2nd Driest JUNE (1907-2012)
WORLAND AIRPORT 0.01 inches Driest JUNE on record (1960-2012)
ROCK SPRINGS AIRPORT Trace Tied for Driest JUNE on record (1948-2012)

 

CITY AVERAGE TEMPERATURE DEPARTURE RANK
       
LANDER AIRPORT
68.2 DEGREES 5.2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL Tied for 5th WARMEST JUNE
CASPER AIRPORT 67.9 DEGREES 5.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL  5th WARMEST JUNE
RIVERTON DOWNTOWN 68.5 DEGREES 4.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL  4th WARMEST JUNE
WORLAND AIRPORT 70.2 DEGREES 5.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL  5th WARMEST JUNE
ROCK SPRINGS AIRPORT 65.7 DEGREES 5.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL

 3rd WARMEST JUNE



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