ROCK SPRINGS — Rock Springs broke a high temperature record yesterday, November 29, after reaching a reported 55 degrees, according to the United States National Weather Service (NWS) Riverton Office.
In a recent social media post, the NWS stated “more high temperature records (were) broken across western and central Wyoming.”
Rock Springs was one of them listed as breaking a previous record. According to the NWS Service, Rock Springs reported a high of 55 degrees, which broke a previous high of 52 from 1980 and 1999.
The following cities also broke record high temperatures yesterday:
- Lander…59. Breaks the old record of 58 from 1901 and 1899
- Casper…61. Breaks the old record of 58 from 1945.
- Riverton (Airport)…63. Breaks the old record of 55 from 1996.
These weren’t the only record-breaking temperatures occurring this week. According to the NWS, in Lander on November 28, a very old record was broken. The high temperature at the Lander airport reached 61 degrees that day.
“This breaks the old record of 59 that was set in 1899, 122 years ago,” the NWS stated.
The abnormally warm temperatures are expected to continue through the remainder of the week, the NWS stated. For the complete forecast, click here.