2012 Climate Summary for Lander - Hunt Field
  • Warmest Year on Record (1892-2012)
    • Tied Record for Number of Days with Maximum >= 90°
    • Third Highest Number of Consecutive Days with Maximum >= 90°
    • Warmest March on Record
  • Third Driest Year on Record
  • 12th Least Snowiest Year on Record
Temperature °F   Wind   Precipitation   Snowfall
 
Temperature °F
Element Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
 Average High  39.2 36.3 58.9 63.8 68.8 85.2 91.2 88.5 78.6 58.4 50.0 34.9 62.8
 Mean High (1981-2010 Normals) 33.1 36.5 47.4 56.4 66.5 77.5 86.8 85.0 72.8 58.5 42.8 31.8 58.0
 Average Low 16.0  15.6 29.5 35.0 40.6 51.1 59.8 57.3 47.7 32.2 25.6 12.4 35.2
 Mean Low (1981-2010 Normals) 10.2 13.9 23.6 31.3 40.1 48.4 55.6 54.3 44.4 32.7 19.7 9.6 32.1
 Average Temperature 27.6 26.0 44.2 49.4 54.7 68.2 75.5 72.9 63.2 45.3 37.8 23.7 49.0
 Mean Temp (1981-2010 Normals) 21.7 25.2 35.5 43.9 53.3 63.0 71.2 69.6 58.6 45.6 31.2 20.7 45.1
 Departure from Normal  5.9 0.8 8.7 5.5 1.4 5.2 4.3 3.3 4.6 -0.3 6.6 3.0 3.9
 Rank - Warmest to Coldest
 121 years of record
(P.O.R 1892-2012)
 13  48   1        30    5      4      5      6    74      46  1 
 Highest Daily Maximum  52 52 76 83 86 98 99 96 87 81 69 62 99
 Date of Occurrence  19  22 31 23 16 24 1 29 9 2 7 2 7/1
 Lowest Daily Minimum -5  7 13  25 27 37  54 45 37 14 3 -10 -10
 Date of Occurrence 17  20 8  8 6 10 6  4 13 26 11 31 12/31
 Number of Days with:                          
    Maximum >= 90° 0  0 0 0 0 10 20 17 0 0 0 0 47
    Maximum <= 32° 7  11 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 12 34
    Minimum <= 32° 30  29 18 12 1  0 0 0 0 15 25 30 160
    Minimum <= 0°  3  0 0  0 0  0 0 0 0 0 0 4 7
 Record Highs Set or Tied 0  0  4 4  0 2 2  0 0 0 1 14
 Record Lows Set or Tied  0 0  0  0  0 0  0 0 0 0  0  0
 

Records set during 2012:

Temperatures (degrees F):

Top 5 Warmest Years in Lander
Rank Year Average Temperature °F
1 2012 49.0
2 1981, 1988 47.7
4 1934 47.6
5 1994 47.5
6 2006 47.4
 
    Consecutive Days with Maximum >= 90°
Rank Year
Dates Number of Days
1 2003 July 10 - 26 17
2 1990 June 23 - July 6 14
3 2012 June 22 - July 4 13
3 1960 July 15 - 27 13
5 1988 July 21 - Aug 1 12
 
    Number of Days with Maximum >= 90°
Rank Year Number of Days
1 2001, 2012 47
3 1988 45
4 2007 44
5 2003 43
 
    Warmest Months of March on Record
Rank Year Average Temperature °F
1 2012 44.2
2 1986 44.1
3 1910 43.0
4 2007 42.2
5 1992 41.6

 
Max

March: 75 on the 23rd (also record high so early in the season), 70 on the 24th, 73 on the 25th76 on the 31st (Ties the all-time record high for March).
April: 73 on the 10th (tie)79 on the 11th (also record high so early in the season)83 on the 23rd (All-time record high for April and record high so early in the season),   82 on the 24th.
May: 86 on the 16th (tie).
July: 99 on the 1st, 98 on the 19th (tie).
August: 94 on the 28th,  96 on the 29th (also record high so late in the season).
November: 63 on the 21st.
December: 62 on the 2nd.

Min:  

None.
 
Lander 2012 Annual Summary - Temperature
 
Landerr 2012 Annual Summary - Temperature (line graph)
              
 
Wind
Element Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
 Average Speed (MPH) 6.1 4.9 8.3 8.0 7.3 9.1 6.6 6.5 5.9 5.2 4.9 4.8 6.5
 Maximum 3-sec Gust 73 67 73 64 52 61 55 38 51 44 53 60 73
 Direction (tens of degrees) 27 26 20 16 26 18 28 17 32 29 19 21 27, 20
 Date of Occurrence 18  25 26 11 2 4 11 30 10 16 9 2 1/18
3/26
              
 
Precipitation
Element Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
 Total (inches) 0.44 0.87 0.36 1.02 1.84 0.04 0.08 0.03 0.35 0.68 0.49 0.40 6.60
 Mean Precip (1981-2010 Normals) 0.41 0.58 1.16 1.87 2.20 1.27 0.78 0.61 1.05 1.29 0.86 0.58 12.66
 Departure from Normal 0.03 0.29 -0.80 -0.85 -0.36 -1.23 -0.70 -0.58 -0.70 -0.61 -0.37 -0.18 -6.06
 Percent of Normal 107 150 31 55 84 4 10 5 33 53 57 69 48

 Rank - Driest to Wettest
 121 years (P.O.R 1892-2012)

66 88   9   23 53   5     9     5    30 41 50  52   3  
 Greatest 24-HR Total 0.23 0.29 0.36 0.42 0.93 0.02 0.05 0.02 0.14 0.22 0.47 0.20 0.93 
 Dates of Occurrence 10-11 2-3 6-7 1-2 18-19 2,4 24 1 10 25 9-10  26-27 5/18-19 
 Number of Days with:                          
    Precipitation >= 0.01 4 7 2 6  6 2 4 2  4 6 2 7 52 
    Precipitation >= 0.10 2  4 1 5 3 0 0 0 1 3 2 1 22 
    Precipitation >= 1.00 0  0 0 0 0 0 0  0 0 0 0  0
 Days with Thunderstorms 0  0 0 3 4 4 12 5 7 1 0 0 36
Daily Precipitaton Records Set or Tied 0 0 0 0  0  0 0  0  0  0
             
Records set during 2012:

 Precipitation: 

Driest Years on Record
Rank Year Precipitation (inches)
1 2001 5.30
2 1954 5.37
3 2012 6.60
4 1902 7.25
5 2006 7.42
6 1988 7.63

One day Precipitation:

None.
 
Landerr 2012 Annual Summary - Precipitation (bar graph)
 
Lander 2012 Annual Summary - Precipitation (line graph)
 
 
Snowfall
Element Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
 Total (inches) 8.3 14.3 7.5 4.1 0.6 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 5.6 4.8 5.3 50.5
 Average Snowfall 7.6 10.3 16.1 16.8 4.8 0.1 0.0 0.0 2.7 9.8 13.1 10.1 91.4
 Departure from Normal 0.7 4.0 -8.6 -12.7 -4.2 -0.1 0.0 0.0 -2.7 -4.2 -8.3 -4.8 -40.9
 Rank - Least Snowiest to Snowiest
 121 Years (P.O.R 1892-2012)
80  93 30  23 41  NA  NA NA NA*  60 42 43  12  
 Greatest 24-HR Total 4.0 4.9 4.0 1.2 0.6 0.0 0.0  0.0  0.0  2.7 2.7 1.5 4.9
 Dates of Occurrence 11  2 6 14,16 25 NA NA  NA  NA 6 10 24 2/2 
 Number of Days with:                          
    Snowfall >= 1.0 inch 2  5 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 18
Daily Snowfall Records Set or Tied 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0  0  0 0
 *59 years on record with no snowfall in September
Records set during 2012:
 
Snowfall:

 

Least Snowiest Years
Rank Year Snowfall (inches)
1 1902 24.6
2 1914 26.4
3 1930 27.4
4 1939 30.0
5 1904 38.3
6 1925 40.4
7 1931 44.4
8 1926 45.3
9 1936 46.5
10 1910 46.8
11 1981 47.2
12 2012 50.5
13 1935 52.0
14 2001 52.5
15 1962 53.3

One day Snowfall (inches):

January:  3.9  on the 24th.
 
Lander 2012 Annual Summary Snowfall - Seasonal (bar graph)
 
Lander 2012 Annual Summary - Annual Snowfal
 
Lander 2012 Annual Summary - Annual Total (line graph)
 
 
 


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