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Casper sets record high Monday, Thursday forecast to break old record by 6 degrees

(Greg Hirst)

CASPER, Wyo. — A record high temperature was set Monday in Casper, and “abnormally warm temperatures” are expected to continue through the middle of the week, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Riverton.

A temperature of 59 degrees was recorded at 1:53 p.m. in Casper. The previous record was 58, which was reached in both 1945 and 1999. This is 20 degrees above the average temperatures. The coldest November 29 was in 1975, where the temperature reached -10 degrees.

A record-breaking Thursday is also possible, with a forecast high of 63 degrees, which would be 25 degrees above normal and 6 degrees above the previous record of 57. 

Riverton also set a record high Monday, with Wednesday’s forecast high expected to set another.

NWS Riverton