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CLIMATE REPORT...UPDATED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY
1250 AM MDT THU APR 2 2015

...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT
FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015 WILL BE
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN MAY 2015 FROM THE NATIONAL CLIMATIC
DATA CENTER (HTTP://WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV/OL/CLIMATEDATA.HTML).
UNOFFICIAL ASOS DAILY SUMMARIES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE INTERNET AT
HTTP://WWW.CRH.NOAA.GOV/RIW/CLIMATE/...

...WORLAND HAD A RECORD WARM AND DRY MARCH...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN MARCH WAS 41.5 DEGREES...
WHICH WAS 5.0 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THIS MAKES IT THE 7TH WARMEST
MARCH ON RECORD SINCE 1960. THE WARMEST DAILY HIGH WAS 80 DEGREES ON
THE 28TH...AND THE COLDEST READING WAS 2 BELOW ON THE 4TH. NO
TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET DURING THE MONTH.

TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS JUST A TRACE. THIS TIES AS THE
DRIEST MARCH ON RECORD SINCE 1960...TYING WITH MARCH OF 2004. THE
HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 56 MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 28TH.

...THE WORLAND WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1947 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   03/28/1986
 LOW              -28   03/04/1989
HIGHEST            80   03/28
LOWEST             -2   03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.4              50.5     6.9
AVG. MINIMUM     25.6              22.4     3.2
MEAN             41.5              36.5     5.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3
DAYS MIN <= 32     24
DAYS MIN <= 0       1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.19   MM
 MINIMUM         0.00   2004
TOTALS              T              0.46   -0.46
DAILY AVG.          T
DAYS >= .01         0
DAYS >= .10         0
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL       T   03/17 TO 03/17
                        03/16 TO 03/16
                        03/03 TO 03/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     721               885    -164
 SINCE 7/1       6630              6886    -256
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/175
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/250    DATE  03/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/280    DATE  03/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      7

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

LOOKING AHEAD TO APRIL 2015...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 56 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
IS 27 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 65
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW IS 36. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
PRECIPITATION IS 0.86 INCHES.

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