Rock Springs, Wyoming 

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Weather in Rock Springs, Wyoming

The most pleasant months of the year for Rock Springs are June, September and August. In Rock Springs, there are 3 comfortable months with high temperatures in the range of 70-85°. July is the hottest month for Rock Springs with an average high temperature of 85.8°, which ranks it as about average compared to other places in Wyoming. February is the snowiest month in Rock Springs with 7.1 inches of snow, and 8 months of the year have significant snowfall. There are few days during the year when the humidity is even noticable.


Today's Weather - Rock Springs, WY

1 PM PST

Mostly Sunny

50°F

7 DAY FORECASTDESCRIPTIONHIGH/LOWWIND
This AfternoonMostly Sunny52° / 28°WSW 10 mph
FridayPartly Sunny59° / 30°SW 3 to 10 mph
SaturdaySlight Chance Light Snow then Mostly Sunny43° / 24°W 8 to 14 mph
SundayMostly Cloudy50° / 32°W 10 to 16 mph
MondayMostly Sunny53° / 31°W 10 to 14 mph
TuesdayMostly Sunny52° / 29°WSW 7 to 12 mph
WednesdaySlight Chance Light Snow46° / 24°E 3 to 9 mph

Weather Highlights

Summer High: the July high is around 86 degrees
Winter Low: the January low is 10
Rain: averages 9 inches of rain a year
Snow: averages 41 inches of snow a year


BESTPLACES COMFORT INDEX

The annual BestPlaces Comfort Index for the Rock Springs area is 6.8 (10=best), which means it is more comfortable than most places in Wyoming.

6.8 / 10

A higher score indicates a more comfortable year-round climate. The US average for the comfort index is 7. Our index is based on the total number of days annually within the comfort range of 70-80 degrees, and we also applied a penalty for days of excessive humidity.


Average Monthly High and Low (°F)
HighLow
January33° 10°
February37° 13°
March47° 23°
April58° 30°
May67° 38°
June77° 46°
July86° 53°
August84° 51°
September74° 42°
October61° 32°
November44° 21°
December33° 11°
Hot, Freezing, Rainy, Snowy Days: Rock Springs
Hot
Days
Freezing
Days
Rainy
Days
Snowy
Days
January03155
February02855
March02774
April01973
May0581
June1060
July8060
August5060
September0260
October01661
November02754
December03165

YOU SHOULD KNOW

Many people confuse weather and climate but they are different. Weather is the conditions of the atmosphere over a short period of time, and climate is how the atmosphere is over long periods of time.

Weather is how the atmosphere is behaving and its effects upon life and human activities. Weather can change from minute-to-minute. Most people think of weather in terms of temperature, humidity, precipitation, cloudiness, brightness, visibility, wind, and atmospheric pressure.

Climate is the description of the long-term pattern of weather in a place. Climate can mean the average weather for a particular region and time period taken over 30 years. Climate is the average of weather over time.


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Reviews for Rock Springs    3 Reviews
Nice town but not for everyone, especially the fai - 9/12/2009
Rock Springs will grow on you. It is a big city (about 20,000) by Wyoming standards. There are a few chain stores and a small mall. Wal-Mart is the main place to shop... Read More

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life in rock - 11/30/2008
i once lived in rock for about a year and then transfered to oregon. i'm ready to go back.the town is like any it has good and bad.im going back because it grew on me... Read More

Are the rumors true? - 6/26/2007
I have heard lots of rumors about Rock Springs. I know that many people say it is a rough town. Since I am looking at possibly teaching there, I would like to know what... Read More


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