JANUARY 2019 STAR VALLEY WEATHER SUMMARY

JANUARY 2019 STAR VALLEY WEATHER SUMMARY

JANUARY 2019 STAR VALLEY WEATHER SUMMARY

Star Valley experienced generally about average precipitation in January 2019 with a couple of cold spells, one around the 1st and then toward the end of the month.  The coldest reported temperature was the -27 on New Years Day at the Double L Ranch northwest of Etna. This was one of 16 days at the Double L when the temperature dropped below zero. In contrast Star Valley Ranch station only reported 5 nights with below zero temperatures, the coldest of -10 on the 2nd.

The January 2019 graphs for the climatological station Afton follows:

 

                                                         January 2019  Afton Temperatures
January 2019 Afton Snowfall
January 2019 Afton Precipitation

The January 2019 graphs for the climatological station 3 SE Bedford follows:


Bedford 3 SE January 2019 Temperatures

           Bedford 3 SE January 2019 Precipitation
                                             Bedford 3SE December snow

 

The Star Valley Ranch observation site had the greatest precipitation and snowfall with 2.63 inches and  38  inches respectively.  The Bedford 3SE site was close  behind with 2.25 and 35 inches of snow. Afton was the driest with 1.61  and 18 inches of snow. The Smoot  5SSE station measured 2.19 with 31 inches of snow.

 

Wyoming precipitation in the month of January 2019 varied considerably.  Lincoln County including Star Valley was around normal.

Wyoming January 2019 precipitation departure from normal

 

Wyoming Temperatures for January 2019 were near normal with the exception of below normal in the west and above much of eastern Wyoming

 

Temperature departure from Normal January 2019

 

 


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