CASPER, Wyo. — Many locations in the central and western Wyoming region broke record high temperatures Monday, according to the National Weather Service (NWS) in Riverton.
Wyoming Sun Belt areas naturally recorded the highest temps, with Greybull shattering the previous record set in 2007 by four degrees, reaching 107. Worland reached 106, also breaking the previous record set in 1998 by four degrees.
Rock Springs, Riverton, Lander, Big Piney, and Buffalo also reached record highs.
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According to the NWS Daily Climate report, Casper topped off at 97 degrees. That’s seven degrees above normal, but short of the 101-degree record set in 1998.
Temperatures should cool to the high 80s in most basin areas for the remainder of the week as cloud cover builds and possible thunderstorms are forecast.