Rock Springs Weather in 1978

Historical record of Rock Springs, Wyoming weather for the year 1978 based on NOAA data.
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1978 Rock Springs Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 91 °F July 27
Lowest temperature -29 °F December 31
Highest daily low 61 °F July 11
Lowest daily high -3 °F December 31
Most daily precipitation 1.0 inches September 17
Most daily snow 10.0 inches November 11
Total annual precipitation 13.4 inches -
Total annual snow 79.8 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Rock Springs in 1978
Rank Temperature Date
1 91 °F Jul 27
2 90 °F Jul 26
2 90 °F Jul 14
4 89 °F Jul 24
5 88 °F Aug 8
5 88 °F Jul 25
5 88 °F Jul 3
8 87 °F Aug 11
8 87 °F Aug 7
8 87 °F Aug 5
8 87 °F Jul 19
8 87 °F Jul 16
8 87 °F Jul 15
8 87 °F Jul 13
8 87 °F Jul 10
8 87 °F Jun 23
Lowest Temperatures in Rock Springs in 1978
Rank Temperature Date
1 -29 °F December 31
2 -22 °F December 30
3 -13 °F December 8
4 -11 °F December 29
4 -11 °F December 7
6 -6 °F January 2
7 -5 °F December 13
7 -5 °F November 15
9 -4 °F December 9
9 -4 °F February 17
January 1978 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
January 1
24 1 0.00 0.0
January 2
17 -6 0.00 0.0
January 3
37 11 0.00 0.0
January 4
38 21 0.00 0.0
January 5
41 21 0.00 0.0
January 6
36 25 0.06 0.5
January 7
34 21 0.00 0.0
January 8
40 19 0.00 0.0
January 9
37 24 0.00 0.0
January 10
35 24 0.00 0.0
January 11
37 26 0.11 1.1
January 12
38 24 0.00 0.0
January 13
38 21 0.00 0.0
January 14
39 25 0.10 1.0
January 15
35 18 0.26 2.6
January 16
38 14 0.04 0.4
January 17
34 20 0.57 6.2
January 18
29 11 0.04 0.4
January 19
25 14 0.00 0.0
January 20
26 14 0.10 1.0
January 21
40 13 0.00 0.0
January 22
30 11 0.07 0.7
January 23
24 8 0.17 2.1
January 24
18 -2 0.00 0.0
January 25
30 12 0.00 0.0
January 26
34 22 0.02 0.2
January 27
30 16 0.00 0.0
January 28
33 6 0.00 0.0
January 29
38 13 0.00 0.0
January 30
34 10 0.00 0.0
January 31
35 12 0.00 0.0
February 1978 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
February 1
34 19 0.00 0.0
February 2
38 13 0.00 0.0
February 3
43 27 0.00 0.0
February 4
46 24 0.00 0.0
February 5
44 22 0.00 0.0
February 6
40 31 0.05 0.5
February 7
42 25 0.00 0.0
February 8
35 16 0.20 2.0
February 9
38 14 0.00 0.0
February 10
42 29 0.00 0.0
February 11
38 9 0.57 6.0
February 12
26 6 0.12 1.2
February 13
21 0 0.00 0.0
February 14
26 6 0.02 0.2
February 15
27 7 0.00 0.0
February 16
40 0 0.00 0.0
February 17
36 -4 0.00 0.0
February 18
25 4 0.00 0.0
February 19
32 10 0.00 0.0
February 20
46 24 0.01 0.1
February 21
44 18 0.00 0.0
February 22
46 18 0.00 0.0
February 23
46 24 0.00 0.0
February 24
45 29 0.00 0.0
February 25
45 27 0.00 0.0
February 26
47 29 0.01 0.1
February 27
41 20 0.25 2.5
February 28
40 18 0.00 0.0
March 1978 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
March 1
40 18 0.25 0.3
March 2
32 9 0.00 0.0
March 3
25 4 0.00 0.0
March 4
42 13 0.00 0.0
March 5
43 31 0.00 0.0
March 6
44 30 0.00 0.0
March 7
45 26 0.00 0.0
March 8
52 27 0.00 0.0
March 9
54 29 0.00 0.0
March 10
40 26 0.00 0.0
March 11
45 24 0.00 0.0
March 12
41 28 0.41 4.1
March 13
33 24 0.00 0.0
March 14
32 19 0.00 0.0
March 15
32 15 0.00 0.0
March 16
45 21 0.00 0.0
March 17
55 28 0.00 0.0
March 18
58 31 0.00 0.0
March 19
59 30 0.00 0.0
March 20
60 33 0.00 0.0
March 21
59 30 0.00 0.0
March 22
50 32 0.17 0.0
March 23
50 30 0.10 0.6
March 24
45 30 0.00 0.0
March 25
51 26 0.00 0.0
March 26
60 30 0.00 0.0
March 27
62 34 0.00 0.0
March 28
65 31 0.00 0.0
March 29
67 31 0.00 0.0
March 30
67 34 0.00 0.0
March 31
65 38 0.05 0.0
April 1978 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
April 1
53 34 0.45 0.0
April 2
47 31 0.08 0.0
April 3
43 26 0.00 0.0
April 4
55 33 0.00 0.0
April 5
44 31 0.16 0.0
April 6
59 28 0.00 0.0
April 7
63 40 0.00 0.0
April 8
61 31 0.00 0.0
April 9
50 31 0.00 0.0
April 10
58 24 0.00 0.0
April 11
60 32 0.00 0.0
April 12
53 27 0.00 0.0
April 13
53 25 0.00 0.0
April 14
55 35 0.01 0.0
April 15
53 32 0.00 0.0
April 16
53 27 0.21 2.0
April 17
38 21 0.00 0.0
April 18
50 23 0.00 0.0
April 19
54 24 0.00 0.0
April 20
62 29 0.00 0.0
April 21
43 22 0.00 0.0
April 22
42 22 0.00 0.0
April 23
51 24 0.00 0.0
April 24
62 26 0.00 0.0
April 25
69 38 0.00 0.0
April 26
60 38 0.00 0.0
April 27
43 32 0.44 2.0
April 28
53 36 0.00 0.0
April 29
57 30 0.60 0.0
April 30
44 35 0.08 0.0
May 1978 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
May 1
50 33 0.17 0.0
May 2
57 29 0.00 0.0
May 3
57 34 0.00 0.0
May 4
45 29 0.04 0.0
May 5
42 22 0.81 7.0
May 6
34 28 0.35 4.0
May 7
42 26 0.03 0.0
May 8
50 32 0.00 0.0
May 9
60 31 0.00 0.0
May 10
60 39 0.00 0.0
May 11
59 33 0.04 0.0
May 12
56 30 0.00 0.0
May 13
73 34 0.00 0.0
May 14
80 50 0.00 0.0
May 15
78 42 0.00 0.0
May 16
59 32 0.14 1.0
May 17
43 31 0.67 0.0
May 18
50 32 0.23 0.0
May 19
57 34 0.00 0.0
May 20
70 32 0.00 0.0
May 21
70 44 0.00 0.0
May 22
70 42 0.00 0.0
May 23
72 48 0.00 0.0
May 24
62 39 0.00 0.0
May 25
65 31 0.00 0.0
May 26
65 36 0.00 0.0
May 27
64 37 0.00 0.0
May 28
67 38 0.00 0.0
May 29
70 38 0.00 0.0
May 30
54 29 0.00 0.0
May 31
57 26 0.00 0.0
June 1978 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
June 1
64 34 0.00 0.0
June 2
65 39 0.06 0.0
June 3
57 41 0.26 0.0
June 4
55 40 0.37 0.0
June 5
64 43 0.05 0.0
June 6
71 42 0.00 0.0
June 7
72 47 0.00 0.0
June 8
77 44 0.00 0.0
June 9
82 52 0.00 0.0
June 10
72 50 0.00 0.0
June 11
64 41 0.00 0.0
June 12
79 40 0.00 0.0
June 13
82 50 0.00 0.0
June 14
81 49 0.00 0.0
June 15
80 52 0.00 0.0
June 16
74 44 0.00 0.0
June 17
67 40 0.00 0.0
June 18
78 40 0.00 0.0
June 19
70 45 0.00 0.0
June 20
76 41 0.00 0.0
June 21
83 49 0.00 0.0
June 22
83 51 0.00 0.0
June 23
87 52 0.00 0.0
June 24
83 56 0.00 0.0
June 25
67 46 0.00 0.0
June 26
75 38 0.00 0.0
June 27
84 49 0.00 0.0
June 28
82 52 0.00 0.0
June 29
76 54 0.00 0.0
June 30
84 51 0.00 0.0
July 1978 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
July 1
84 52 0.00 0.0
July 2
85 48 0.00 0.0
July 3
88 48 0.00 0.0
July 4
75 51 0.00 0.0
July 5
79 43 0.00 0.0
July 6
75 48 0.00 0.0
July 7
85 42 0.00 0.0
July 8
81 52 0.00 0.0
July 9
84 48 0.00 0.0
July 10
87 49 0.00 0.0
July 11
85 61 0.00 0.0
July 12
82 51 0.00 0.0
July 13
87 50 0.00 0.0
July 14
90 54 0.00 0.0
July 15
87 57 0.00 0.0
July 16
87 57 0.00 0.0
July 17
80 56 0.00 0.0
July 18
82 50 0.00 0.0
July 19
87 55 0.00 0.0
July 20
83 55 0.00 0.0
July 21
71 47 0.00 0.0
July 22
78 39 0.00 0.0
July 23
83 48 0.00 0.0
July 24
89 50 0.00 0.0
July 25
88 56 0.00 0.0
July 26
90 53 0.00 0.0
July 27
91 53 0.00 0.0
July 28
86 57 0.03 0.0
July 29
84 57 0.00 0.0
July 30
85 51 0.00 0.0
July 31
84 55 0.15 0.0
August 1978 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
August 1
84 51 0.00 0.0
August 2
84 49 0.00 0.0
August 3
80 45 0.00 0.0
August 4
83 48 0.00 0.0
August 5
87 49 0.00 0.0
August 6
86 59 0.00 0.0
August 7
87 53 0.00 0.0
August 8
88 57 0.00 0.0
August 9
86 52 0.00 0.0
August 10
84 50 0.00 0.0
August 11
87 55 0.00 0.0
August 12
78 50 0.08 0.0
August 13
74 45 0.33 0.0
August 14
48 37 0.29 0.0
August 15
68 40 0.00 0.0
August 16
74 49 0.00 0.0
August 17
56 41 0.04 0.0
August 18
63 39 0.00 0.0
August 19
72 38 0.00 0.0
August 20
77 46 0.00 0.0
August 21
80 56 0.00 0.0
August 22
79 52 0.01 0.0
August 23
79 46 0.00 0.0
August 24
81 44 0.00 0.0
August 25
81 45 0.00 0.0
August 26
81 48 0.00 0.0
August 27
76 49 0.00 0.0
August 28
73 46 0.00 0.0
August 29
77 46 0.00 0.0
August 30
81 46 0.00 0.0
August 31
78 59 0.00 0.0
September 1978 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
September 1
81 47 0.00 0.0
September 2
84 44 0.00 0.0
September 3
86 48 0.00 0.0
September 4
86 53 0.00 0.0
September 5
86 51 0.00 0.0
September 6
85 55 0.00 0.0
September 7
84 55 0.00 0.0
September 8
72 50 0.00 0.0
September 9
78 42 0.00 0.0
September 10
76 42 0.00 0.0
September 11
55 35 0.04 0.0
September 12
53 32 0.00 0.0
September 13
59 40 0.07 0.0
September 14
67 34 0.00 0.0
September 15
72 39 0.00 0.0
September 16
70 44 0.00 0.0
September 17
48 39 0.98 0.0
September 18
40 28 0.26 2.0
September 19
41 25 0.00 0.0
September 20
45 27 0.00 0.0
September 21
59 26 0.00 0.0
September 22
69 30 0.00 0.0
September 23
73 39 0.00 0.0
September 24
75 36 0.00 0.0
September 25
76 41 0.00 0.0
September 26
74 43 0.00 0.0
September 27
81 39 0.00 0.0
September 28
75 50 0.00 0.0
September 29
67 41 0.00 0.0
September 30
71 38 0.00 0.0
October 1978 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
October 1
70 40 0.00 0.0
October 2
61 32 0.00 0.0
October 3
62 29 0.00 0.0
October 4
64 40 0.00 0.0
October 5
62 30 0.00 0.0
October 6
68 29 0.00 0.0
October 7
69 38 0.00 0.0
October 8
67 40 0.00 0.0
October 9
69 38 0.00 0.0
October 10
70 42 0.00 0.0
October 11
67 48 0.00 0.0
October 12
63 30 0.00 0.0
October 13
58 25 0.00 0.0
October 14
68 29 0.00 0.0
October 15
68 36 0.00 0.0
October 16
67 34 0.00 0.0
October 17
60 36 0.00 0.0
October 18
53 39 0.08 0.0
October 19
66 32 0.00 0.0
October 20
58 36 0.00 0.0
October 21
56 41 0.00 0.0
October 22
45 26 0.00 0.0
October 23
56 19 0.00 0.0
October 24
62 29 0.00 0.0
October 25
45 21 0.00 0.0
October 26
59 29 0.00 0.0
October 27
61 32 0.00 0.0
October 28
60 36 0.00 0.0
October 29
62 30 0.00 0.0
October 30
40 24 0.00 0.0
October 31
52 23 0.00 0.0
November 1978 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
November 1
55 27 0.00 0.0
November 2
60 32 0.00 0.0
November 3
56 30 0.00 0.0
November 4
56 35 0.00 0.0
November 5
44 24 0.00 0.0
November 6
44 22 0.00 0.0
November 7
52 28 0.00 0.0
November 8
56 36 0.00 0.0
November 9
44 17 0.00 0.0
November 10
18 0 0.17 1.8
November 11
16 2 0.89 10.0
November 12
25 14 0.12 1.5
November 13
26 6 0.00 0.0
November 14
15 -1 0.00 0.0
November 15
11 -5 0.00 0.0
November 16
19 -2 0.00 0.0
November 17
28 3 0.00 0.0
November 18
32 17 0.00 0.0
November 19
32 7 0.00 0.0
November 20
40 15 0.00 0.0
November 21
37 14 0.00 0.0
November 22
32 14 0.00 0.0
November 23
30 16 0.00 0.0
November 24
28 6 0.00 0.0
November 25
23 13 0.26 7.5
November 26
23 11 0.15 1.3
November 27
20 10 0.00 0.0
November 28
31 15 0.00 0.0
November 29
31 22 0.00 0.0
November 30
34 27 0.00 0.0
December 1978 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
December 1
33 13 0.00 0.0
December 2
14 4 0.12 0.5
December 3
18 -2 0.00 0.0
December 4
38 18 0.00 0.0
December 5
38 1 0.04 0.4
December 6
4 -2 n/a n/a
December 7
-1 -11 0.11 1.0
December 8
4 -13 0.00 0.0
December 9
19 -4 0.00 0.0
December 10
24 11 0.00 0.0
December 11
26 3 0.00 0.0
December 12
30 4 0.00 0.0
December 13
18 -5 0.00 0.0
December 14
31 5 0.00 0.0
December 15
30 12 0.00 0.0
December 16
21 -2 0.00 0.0
December 17
26 -1 0.00 0.0
December 18
36 24 0.00 0.0
December 19
29 10 0.18 4.0
December 20
17 9 0.00 0.0
December 21
24 14 0.00 0.0
December 22
28 20 0.00 0.0
December 23
25 15 0.00 0.0
December 24
34 22 0.00 0.0
December 25
27 15 0.00 0.0
December 26
25 5 0.00 0.0
December 27
20 4 0.00 0.0
December 28
25 5 0.00 0.0
December 29
5 -11 0.00 0.0
December 30
0 -22 0.00 0.0
December 31
-3 -29 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
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1948–2024 Rock Springs Airport location
1898–1947 Rock Springs location