Record Cold Tuesday Morning

Record Cold Tuesday Morning

In parts of Wyoming Tuesday morning saw some of the coldest readings on record for this late in the Spring. While Star Valley was cold, only the Bedford station set a record.  The low at the Bedford climate station was 9.  Going back to 1975 there has never been a single digit reading recorded as late as the 23rd of April.

Elsewhere across Star Valley minimums Tuesday morning ranged from 15 at Thayne ES to 17 at Etna ES, Star Valley Ranch and Afton.

April 23rd Record Low Temperatures

A cold Canadian storm system brought a late season swath of new snow across western and central Wyoming. Record low temperatures were set this morning across the area, due to the fresh snow and colder air from this system. As evidenced below, temperatures from this morning are the coldest they have been this late in the season. These locations include, Casper, Rock Springs, Worland, Cody and Kemmerer.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Location Low Temperature °F   Previous Record Temperature °F / Year   Coldest Temperature °F past 4/23
Casper – Natrona County International Airport 9   15 / 2011   13 – 4/28/1984
Lander – Hunt Field 10   15 / 1963   6 – 4/30/1909
Riverton 13   13 / 1963   12 – 4/28/1984
Rock Springs – Sweetwater County Municipal Airport 11   17 / 1968   14 – 5/1/1967
Worland Municipal Airport 4   21 / 1968   11 – 4/25/2008
Buffalo – Johnson County Airport 8   14 / 1931   7 – 4/29/1909
Big Piney – Miley Memorial Field -2   11 / 1968   -5 – 4/30/1984
Pinedale Airport -2   9 / 1963   -2 – 5/2/1967, 5/15/1967
Jackson Hole Airport 9   9 / 2011   4 – 4/26/2008
Cody – Yellowstone Regional Airport 10   12 / 1918   12 – 4/23/1918
Kemmerer 8   12 / 1999   12 – 4/23/1999, 4/25/2008, 4/26/2008, 5/6/2010, 5/9/2002
   

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