August 2013 Monthly Climate Summaries for Western and Central Wyoming

The August 2013 climate summaries for Big Piney, Buffalo, Casper, Greybull, Lake Yellowstone, Lander, Riverton, Rock Springs, and Worland are now available online.

Overall, August was very warm and much drier than normal. All locations had above normal temperatures and below normal precipitation. Some locations, such as, Lander Riverton and Greybull, had less than 0.05" of precipitation for the entire month. Many locations also set numerous high temperature records throughout the month, with Lake Yellowstone setting 9 new record highs! 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


Alum Fire within Druid Complex in Yellowstone National Park, Saturday August 17th, 2013. Courtesy Yellowstone NPS

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