October 2013 Monthly Climate Summaries for Western and Central Wyoming

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

Overall, October was colder and wetter than normal. Most locations had below normal temperatures and well above normal precipitation. Some locations, such as, Riverton, Lander, Casper, Buffalo, Greybull, Worland and Lake Yellowstone had the wettest top 5 Octobers on record. Many locations set a few low temperature records and many new precipitation records throughout the month. Another early season snow storm  brought record snowfall to Riverton and Casper early in 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


Early season snow storm hits the Riverton Weather Office, the morning of Friday October 4th, 2013. 

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