706  
CXUS55 KRIW 011827  
CLMWRL  
 
CLIMATE REPORT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY  
1103 AM MST WED FEB 01 2023  
 
...PRELIMINARY MONTHLY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR WORLAND MUNICIPAL AIRPORT  
FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2023...  
 
...OFFICIAL CLIMATE DATA FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2023 WILL BE  
AVAILABLE APPROXIMATELY IN 60 DAYS FROM THE NATIONAL CENTERS FOR  
ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION (HTTP://WWW.NCDC.NOAA.GOV/CDO-  
WEB/DATASETS). UNOFFICIAL ASOS DAILY SUMMARIES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE  
INTERNET AT HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/CLIMATE/INDEX.PHP?WFO=RIW  
   
..WORLAND WAS COLDER AND MUCH DRIER THAN NORMAL IN JANUARY
 
 
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR WORLAND IN JANUARY WAS 16.1 DEGREES WHICH  
WAS 0.8 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE WARMEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS  
42 DEGREES ON THE 10TH. THE COLDEST READING FOR THE MONTH WAS 36  
DEGREES BELOW ZERO ON THE 30TH. THIS BROKE THE 1979 RECORD OF 20  
BELOW. THE 29TH LOW OF 31 BELOW ZERO TIED WITH 1980.  
 
TOTAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WAS 0.01 INCHES...WHICH WAS JUST 5  
PERCENT OF NORMAL AND THE 3RD DRIEST JANUARY ON RECORD. THE WETTEST  
24-HOUR PERIOD DURING THE MONTH WAS ON THE 11TH WHEN 0.01 INCHES  
FELL. NO PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE BROKEN. THE HIGHEST WIND GUST  
WAS 40 MPH FROM THE NORTHWEST ON THE 28TH.  
   
..THE WORLAND WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2023
 
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD: 1991 TO 2020  
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD: 1947 TO 2023  
 
WEATHER OBSERVED NORMAL DEPART LAST YEAR'S  
VALUE DATE(S) VALUE FROM VALUE  
NORMAL    
..........................................................
 
 
TEMPERATURE (F)  
RECORD  
HIGH 62 01/08/1966  
LOW -38 01/18/1984  
01/12/1963  
01/10/1962  
HIGHEST 42 01/10  
LOWEST -36 01/30  
AVG. MAXIMUM 28.0 30.7 -2.7  
AVG. MINIMUM 4.2 3.0 1.2  
MEAN 16.1 16.9 -0.8  
DAYS MAX >= 90 0  
DAYS MAX <= 32 19  
DAYS MIN <= 32 31  
DAYS MIN <= 0 9  
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)  
RECORD  
MAXIMUM 1.09 1995  
MINIMUM 0.00 1992  
TOTALS 0.01 0.22 -0.21 0.12  
DAILY AVG. 0.00 0.01 -0.01  
DAYS >= .01 1  
DAYS >= .10 0  
DAYS >= .50 0  
DAYS >= 1.00 0  
GREATEST  
24 HR. TOTAL 0.01 01/11 TO 01/11  
STORM TOTAL 0.01  
 
DEGREE DAYS  
HEATING TOTAL 1507 1492 15  
SINCE 7/1 5108 4852 256  
COOLING TOTAL 0 0 0  
SINCE 1/1 0 0 0    
..........................................................
 
 
WIND (MPH)  
AVERAGE WIND SPEED 3.8  
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 2/210  
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 31/330 DATE 01/28  
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 40/330 DATE 01/28  
 
SKY COVER  
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM  
AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.43  
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 15  
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 7  
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 9  
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 82  
 
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 1 SNOW 2  
LIGHT SNOW 11 SLEET 0  
FOG 16 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 5  
HAZE 5  
 
- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.  
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.  
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.  
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.  
 
LOOKING AHEAD TO FEBRUARY 2023...THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE ON THE  
FIRST OF THE MONTH IS 32 DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE  
IS 5 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH BY THE END OF THE MONTH IS 43  
DEGREES...AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE IS 14 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE  
MONTHLY PRECIPITATION IS 0.17 INCHES.  
 

 
 
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