Riverton hit record high temperature on Thursday; Temps soared over 100 in Big Horn Basin

(Riverton, Wyo.) – A record high temperature was reported in Riverton on Thursday while Lander’s temperature, while high, was six degrees below its record for the date.

The National Weather Service Forecast Office in Riverton said a temperature of 96 degrees was reached at the Riverton Airport, topping the previous high of 94 set in 2002. In Lander the high for the day of 95 at Hunt Field Airport was six degrees short of the 101 degree record set in 1954.

One other record was set on Thursday, when the Johnson County Airport at Buffalo recorded a high of 101 degrees, topping the previous record high of 96 set in 2006.

Below is a list of high temperatures recorded across the region:

 

PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RIVERTON WY

707 PM MDT THU JUL 11 2013

…EXTREME HEAT ACROSS MUCH OF WESTERN AND CENTRAL WYOMING TODAY…

A STRONG RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE RESULTED IN EXTREME HEAT ACROSS THE REGION WITH A FEW RECORD HIGHS BEING OBSERVED. THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURES OCCURRED ACROSS NORTHERN JOHNSON…BIG HORN AND WASHAKIE COUNTIES…AS WELL AS IN THE CITY OF CASPER…WHERE TEMPERATURES REACHED AT LEAST THE CENTURY MARK DOWNTOWN

LOCATION                       TEMP      TIME/DATE

…BIG HORN COUNTY…

BASIN (3884 FT)                102       0359 PM 07/11

GREYBULL AIRPORT (3935 FT)     100       0353 PM 07/11

LOVELL (3830 FT)               97        0258 PM 07/11

5 ENE HYATTVILLE (5670 FT)     97        0452 PM 07/11

 

…FREMONT COUNTY…

11 NE RIVERTON (5016 FT)       98        0423 PM 07/11

BOYSEN RESERVOIR (4710 FT)     97        0400 PM 07/11

RIVERTON AIRPORT (5525 FT)     96        0353 PM 07/11

LANDER AIRPORT (5586 FT)       95        0253 PM 07/11

2 S RIVERTON (4901 FT)         95        0315 PM 07/11

7 WNW RIVERTON (5407 FT)       94        0342 PM 07/11

4 SW LANDER (5807 FT)          93        0248 PM 07/11

7 SW MUDDY GAP (7380 FT)       92        0450 PM 07/11

RED CANYON (6768 FT)           91        0320 PM 07/11

BEAVER RIM (6784 FT)           90        0416 PM 07/11

7 NW LANDER (5797 FT)          90        0433 PM 07/11

10 SE CROWHEART (5654 FT)      90        0500 PM 07/11

CROWHEART (6099 FT)            88        0202 PM 07/11

 

…HOT SPRINGS COUNTY…

1 WSW THERMOPOLIS (4426 FT)    99        0325 PM 07/11

THERMOPOLIS (4330 FT)          99        0411 PM 07/11

10 S MEETEETSE (7127 FT)       86        0342 PM 07/11

39 W THERMOPOLIS (8975 FT)     80        0300 PM 07/11

 

…JOHNSON COUNTY…

20 SW ECHETA (4068 FT)         103       0300 PM 07/11

BUFFALO AIRPORT (4970 FT)      101       0153 PM 07/11

8 ENE BUFFALO (4370 FT)        100       0435 PM 07/11

8 ENE MAYOWORTH (5287 FT)      99        0411 PM 07/11

25 ESE BUFFALO (4657 FT)       99        0255 PM 07/11

1 E BUFFALO (4727 FT)          99        0444 PM 07/11

KAYCEE (4681 FT)               98        0501 PM 07/11

13 NNW BUFFALO (4737 FT)       97        0240 PM 07/11

5 ESE STORY (4673 FT)          97        0236 PM 07/11

10 SW KAYCEE (4900 FT)         96        0230 PM 07/11

7 WSW BUFFALO (5745 FT)        95        0500 PM 07/11

7 SW BARNUM (6440 FT)          90        0146 PM 07/11

BEAR TRAP MEADOW SNOTEL        83        0400 PM 07/11

CLOUD PEAK (9860 FT)           73        0200 PM 07/11

 

…LINCOLN COUNTY…

5 SSE LA BARGE (6530 FT)       87        0100 PM 07/11

9 N KEMMERER (7129 FT)         85        0214 PM 07/11

KEMMERER AIRPORT AWOS          84        0155 PM 07/11

THAYNE (5928 FT)               84        0419 PM 07/11

4 ESE DIAMONDVILLE (6789 FT)   84        0400 PM 07/11

KEMMERER (6980 FT)             84        0400 PM 07/11

ETNA (5823 FT)                 84        0342 PM 07/11

4 E SAGE JUNCTION (6387 FT)    84        0131 PM 07/11

COKEVILLE (6160 FT)            83        0115 PM 07/11

4 E OPAL (6589 FT)             83        0400 PM 07/11

13 W KEMMERER (6718 FT)        83        0220 PM 07/11

6 S ALPINE (5676 FT)           82        0300 PM 07/11

3 NNE ETNA (5997 FT)           82        0119 PM 07/11

1 NW AFTON (6211 FT)           81        0415 PM 07/11

4 NE THAYNE (6217 FT)          81        0424 PM 07/11

3 NW ETNA (5692 FT)            81        0347 PM 07/11

3 E SAGE JUNCTION (6378 FT)    80        0400 PM 07/11

 

…NATRONA COUNTY…

MILLS (5150 FT)                101       0400 PM 07/11

CASPER – N PLATTE RIVER        101       0215 PM 07/11

14 N BAR NUNN (5677 FT)        99        0230 PM 07/11

MIDWEST (4865 FT)              98        0158 PM 07/11

CASPER AIRPORT (5320 FT)       98        0353 PM 07/11

7 W ALCOVA (6342 FT)           95        0200 PM 07/11

21 W ALCOVA (5920 FT)          94        0300 PM 07/11

2 SE HILAND (6134 FT)          94        0330 PM 07/11

16 S HILAND (6380 FT)          93        0410 PM 07/11

PATHFINDER RESERVOIR (5858 FT) 93        0330 PM 07/11

8 S CASPER (7740 FT)           89        0252 PM 07/11

22 SE CASPER (8500 FT)         83        0100 PM 07/11

CASPER MTN (7850 FT)           83        0100 PM 07/11

 

…PARK COUNTY…

2 N FRANNIE (4275 FT)          94        0156 PM 07/11

8 N MEETEETSE (5926 FT)        93        0301 PM 07/11

1 WNW POWELL (4386 FT)         93        0245 PM 07/11

8 S CLARK (4710 FT)            93        0130 PM 07/11

1 W CLARK (4270 FT)            93        0237 PM 07/11

1 W POWELL (4462 FT)           93        0228 PM 07/11

CODY AIRPORT (5100 FT)         93        0255 PM 07/11

WAPITI (5400 FT)               90        0115 PM 07/11

BUFFALO BILL RESERVOIR         89        0145 PM 07/11

5 WNW CLARK (4659 FT)          88        0321 PM 07/11

19 SSW WAPITI (6200 FT)        85        0500 PM 07/11

PAHASKA (6800 FT)              82        0130 PM 07/11

MAMMOTH (6300 FT)              82        0100 PM 07/11

CHIEF JOSEPH HWY               82        0112 PM 07/11

TOWER FALLS (6266 FT)          82        0100 PM 07/11

15 NW SUNLIGHT BASIN (7137 FT) 81        0202 PM 07/11

17 SW MEETEETSE (7950 FT)      79        0400 PM 07/11

3 E PAHASKA (7500 FT)          78        0157 PM 07/11

N. ABSAROKA MTS (7650 FT)      77        0100 PM 07/11

3 ENE NORTHEAST ENTRANCE       76        0300 PM 07/11

10 WNW CODY (8401 FT)          76        0140 PM 07/11

4 W PAHASKA (7120 FT)          76        0300 PM 07/11

KIRWIN SNOTEL (9550 FT)        76        0400 PM 07/11

 

…SUBLETTE COUNTY…

BIG PINEY AIRPORT (6974 FT)    88        1253 PM 07/11

BOULDER LAKE (7350 FT)         86        0100 PM 07/11

MARBLETON (6896 FT)            84        0102 PM 07/11

PINEDALE (7310 FT)             83        0130 PM 07/11

14 N FARSON (6780 FT)          83        0400 PM 07/11

5 S DANIEL (7133 FT)           82        0200 PM 07/11

4 SSE BIG PINEY (6854 FT)      82        0200 PM 07/11

PINEDALE AIRPORT (7085 FT)     82        0155 PM 07/11

BONDURANT (6650 FT)            82        0230 PM 07/11

18 SSW BIG SANDY (6614 FT)     82        0300 PM 07/11

9 E BIG PINEY (6803 FT)        81        0100 PM 07/11

6 W BOULDER (7113 FT)          79        0300 PM 07/11

6 WNW CORA (7462 FT)           79        0133 PM 07/11

20 E BONDURANT (7740 FT)       79        0300 PM 07/11

2 NW BONDURANT (6726 FT)       78        1251 PM 07/11

PINEDALE (7195 FT)             78        0100 PM 07/11

NEW FORK LAKE (8340 FT)        77        0200 PM 07/11

10 E BIG SANDY (9080 FT)       77        0200 PM 07/11

 

…SWEETWATER COUNTY…

3 NE MANILA UT (6060 FT)       97        0300 PM 07/11

12 W GREEN RIVER (6130 FT)     94        0400 PM 07/11

1 NNE GREEN RIVER (6315 FT)    94        0337 PM 07/11

GREEN RIVER (6060 FT)          94        0300 PM 07/11

I 80 – MILE MARKER 184         93        0230 PM 07/11

GREEN RIVER (6091 FT)          92        0304 PM 07/11

I 80 – MILE MARKER 124         92        0521 PM 07/11

16 W RED DESERT (6805 FT)      92        0500 PM 07/11

7 WSW ROCK SPRINGS (6238 FT)   92        0230 PM 07/11

ROCK SPRINGS AIRPORT (6760 FT) 92        0254 PM 07/11

5 E ROCK SPRINGS (6369 FT)     91        0255 PM 07/11

5 SSE POINT OF ROCKS (6568 FT) 91        0400 PM 07/11

I 80 – MILE MARKER 142         91        0135 PM 07/11

23 W WAMSUTTER (6804 FT)       91        0100 PM 07/11

I 80 – MILE MARKER 131         91        0130 PM 07/11

9 WNW GREEN RIVER (6290 FT)    91        0400 PM 07/11

13 E WAMSUTTER (7052 FT)       91        0400 PM 07/11

7 WNW GREEN RIVER (6387 FT)    91        0242 PM 07/11

I 80 – MILE MARKER 157         90        0135 PM 07/11

8 ESE RELIANCE (6339 FT)       90        0400 PM 07/11

1 S FONTENELLE RESERVOIR       90        0300 PM 07/11

15 SE ROCK SPRINGS (7550 FT)   90        0344 PM 07/11

3 W WAMSUTTER (6729 FT)        90        0300 PM 07/11

 

…TETON COUNTY…

ALTA (6430 FT)                 84        0145 PM 07/11

5 ESE HOBACK JUNCTION          83        1251 PM 07/11

JACKSON (6240 FT)              82        0430 PM 07/11

3 SW MOOSE (6440 FT)           82        0308 PM 07/11

4 N MOOSE (6730 FT)            81        0158 PM 07/11

HOBACK JUNCTION (5928 FT)      81        0134 PM 07/11

4 SW JACKSON (6073 FT)         81        0353 PM 07/11

1 S JACKSON (7810 FT)          80        0345 PM 07/11

5 S OF SOUTH ENTRANCE YNP      79        1245 PM 07/11

SNAKE RIVER AT JACKSON LAKE    79        0330 PM 07/11

15 NNE GRAND TARGHEE (6830 FT) 79        0203 PM 07/11

OLD FAITHFUL (7350 FT)         79        0145 PM 07/11

JACKSON HOLE AIRPORT (6445 FT) 79        1251 PM 07/11

EXTREME SW YELLOWSTONE         78        0149 PM 07/11

SOUTH ENTRANCE YNP (6900 FT)   77        1245 PM 07/11

7 E MORAN JCT (7251 FT)        76        1252 PM 07/11

8 NNE MORAN JUNCTION (7030 FT) 76        0100 PM 07/11

2 NE TETON PASS (8200 FT)      75        0300 PM 07/11

SOUTH ENTRANCE YNP (6920 FT)   75        0200 PM 07/11

OLD FAITHFUL (7320 FT)         75        0215 PM 07/11

 

…WASHAKIE COUNTY…

WORLAND (4052 FT)              103       0353 PM 07/11

1 NE WORLAND (4037 FT)         103       0344 PM 07/11

WORLAND (4042 FT)              102       0349 PM 07/11

WORLAND AIRPORT (4245 FT)      101       0353 PM 07/11

TEN SLEEP (4470 FT)            98        0429 PM 07/11

S. BIGHORN MTS (6554 FT)       91        0340 PM 07/11

 

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