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July 2003 Warmest on Record in Lander and Riverton

August 1, 2003 - Lander and Riverton experienced their warmest July ever.  Lander baked in the warmest July since records were kept in 1891 with an average monthly temperature of 75.9 degrees.  Lander's high temperature exceeded 90 degrees on 24 of 31 days in July 2003 and hit a high of 100 degrees on the 23rd and 24th. 

Riverton scorched in the warmest July since records were kept in 1918 with an average monthly temperature of 76.3 degrees.  Riverton's high temperature exceeded 90 degrees on 22 of 31 days in July 2003 and hit a high of 100 degrees on the 16th and 24th.  These two 100 degree readings also set record highs on their respective dates. 

Lander's Top Warmest Julys on Record

 

Riverton's Top Warmest Julys on Record

Year Average Monthly Temperature Year Average Monthly Temperature
2003 75.9 2003 76.3
1988 75.3 2002 74.9
2002 74.9 2001 74.8
1954 74.8 1953 74.2
1966 74.7 1998 73.4
2001 74.4 1976 73.4
1964 74.2 2000 73.3
1989 74.0 1966 73.3
1985 73.7 1953 73.3
1953 73.5 1919 73.3
2000 73.4 1964 73.0

 

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