Riverton, WY has a longitude of -108.5 degrees and a latitude of 43.1 degrees.
Riverton, WY has temperatures that can go as high as 78.8 °F in June, 87.8 °F in July, and 84.1 °F in August. The hottest month is typically July.
Riverton, WY also has temperatures that can go as low as 7.7 °F in December, 7.7 °F in January, and 13.1 °F in February. The coldest month is typically January.
The wettest month for Riverton, WY is May with 4.0 inches of rain.
The annual weather and monthly temperature averages for highs and lows are presented in the table below. The weather values used to interpolate these values are provided by the US NAOO weather station values from the last 10 years.
|Average High (°F)||30.0||35.4||46.5||57.4||67.9||78.8||87.8||84.1||73.3||57.3||42.7||29.6|
|Average Low (°F)||7.7||13.1||22.6||31.6||40.6||48.2||56.3||53.2||43.7||31.1||18.5||7.7|
|Average Precipitation (in)||0.2||1.0||1.0||3.0||4.0||2.2||1.2||1.0||1.0||2.2||0.2||1.0|
Wyoming’s climate is generally semi-arid and continental, and is drier and windier compared to most of the United States with greater temperature extremes. Summers in Wyoming are warm however the average temperature drops with increasing elevation. Summer nights throughout the state are known for their rapid cooldown.
In most of the state, most of the precipitation tends to fall in the late spring and early summer. Winters are cold, but are variable with periods of sometimes extreme cold interspersed between generally mild periods. Wyoming is a dry state with much of the land receiving less than 10 inches of rainfall per year. However, some mountain areas do receive a good amount of precipitation, 20 inches or more, much of it as snow, sometimes 200 inches or more annually.
In reality, each climate is unique and finding one that is suitable can be a real challenge! We hope that the information here can be the starting point of your weather and climate research for your next vacation or potentially next home.
We hope you use this information to make your travel plans to Riverton, WY or decide if living in the Riverton climate is the right choice for you!