Rock Springs Weather in 1979

Historical record of Rock Springs, Wyoming weather for the year 1979 based on NOAA data.
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1979 Rock Springs Weather Extremes
Highest temperature 92 °F August 5
Lowest temperature -26 °F January 7
Highest daily low 62 °F August 6
Lowest daily high -3 °F January 1
Most daily precipitation 0.4 inches December 22
Most daily snow 7.0 inches December 22
Total annual precipitation 7.2 inches -
Total annual snow 44.1 inches -
Highest Temperatures in Rock Springs in 1979
Rank Temperature Date
1 92 °F Aug 5
1 92 °F Aug 4
3 88 °F Aug 3
3 88 °F Aug 1
3 88 °F Jul 16
3 88 °F Jul 10
3 88 °F Jun 29
3 88 °F Jun 26
9 87 °F Aug 6
9 87 °F Aug 2
9 87 °F Jul 17
9 87 °F Jul 12
9 87 °F Jul 9
9 87 °F Jun 28
Lowest Temperatures in Rock Springs in 1979
Rank Temperature Date
1 -26 °F January 7
2 -25 °F January 6
3 -24 °F January 8
4 -23 °F January 1
5 -19 °F January 31
6 -15 °F February 1
6 -15 °F January 5
8 -14 °F January 9
9 -13 °F November 30
10 -12 °F November 29
January 1979 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
January 1
-3 -23 0.00 0.0
January 2
17 -8 0.00 0.0
January 3
26 12 0.00 0.0
January 4
29 1 0.29 3.0
January 5
8 -15 0.00 0.0
January 6
-2 -25 0.00 0.0
January 7
-2 -26 0.00 0.0
January 8
-2 -24 0.00 0.0
January 9
12 -14 0.00 0.0
January 10
27 5 0.05 1.0
January 11
35 27 0.13 3.0
January 12
35 8 0.30 3.0
January 13
18 4 0.10 1.0
January 14
17 2 0.07 1.0
January 15
23 7 0.02 0.0
January 16
28 12 0.00 0.0
January 17
27 -5 0.00 0.0
January 18
23 9 0.00 0.0
January 19
17 10 0.00 0.0
January 20
24 11 0.00 0.0
January 21
27 16 0.00 0.0
January 22
26 -2 0.00 0.0
January 23
15 -7 0.00 0.0
January 24
16 -2 0.00 0.0
January 25
15 8 0.30 3.0
January 26
10 -3 0.00 0.0
January 27
13 -1 0.00 0.0
January 28
4 -8 0.13 1.3
January 29
5 -10 0.00 0.0
January 30
2 -10 0.00 0.0
January 31
0 -19 0.00 0.0
February 1979 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
February 1
7 -15 0.00 0.0
February 2
19 -8 0.00 0.0
February 3
22 -10 0.00 0.0
February 4
n/a n/a 0.02 0.0
February 5
25 n/a 0.00 0.0
February 6
28 16 0.00 0.0
February 7
32 23 0.00 0.0
February 8
37 15 0.00 0.0
February 9
38 13 0.00 0.0
February 10
48 22 0.00 0.0
February 11
42 21 0.00 0.0
February 12
48 29 0.00 0.0
February 13
48 30 0.00 0.0
February 14
40 27 0.10 1.0
February 15
38 18 0.00 0.0
February 16
30 14 0.00 0.0
February 17
29 19 0.00 0.0
February 18
37 13 0.00 0.0
February 19
41 21 0.00 0.0
February 20
34 16 0.00 0.0
February 21
35 17 0.20 2.0
February 22
31 10 0.00 0.0
February 23
30 10 0.00 0.0
February 24
31 14 0.00 0.0
February 25
41 14 0.00 0.0
February 26
35 17 0.00 0.0
February 27
32 17 0.00 0.0
February 28
40 16 0.00 0.0
March 1979 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
March 1
39 22 0.00 0.0
March 2
33 18 0.00 0.0
March 3
24 9 0.00 0.0
March 4
29 10 0.00 0.0
March 5
37 25 0.00 0.0
March 6
43 30 0.00 0.0
March 7
46 32 0.00 0.0
March 8
36 22 0.00 0.0
March 9
31 17 0.00 0.0
March 10
41 18 0.00 0.0
March 11
52 24 0.00 0.0
March 12
48 25 0.00 0.0
March 13
44 24 0.00 0.0
March 14
48 23 0.00 0.0
March 15
50 25 0.00 0.0
March 16
47 28 0.00 0.0
March 17
39 25 0.00 0.0
March 18
32 24 0.05 0.5
March 19
36 24 0.18 1.9
March 20
31 22 0.00 0.0
March 21
40 24 0.00 0.0
March 22
35 27 0.00 0.0
March 23
42 27 0.00 0.0
March 24
48 26 0.00 0.0
March 25
47 33 0.00 0.0
March 26
49 25 0.00 0.0
March 27
48 30 0.20 2.0
March 28
45 24 0.00 0.0
March 29
48 30 0.00 0.0
March 30
43 29 0.08 0.0
March 31
38 23 0.00 0.0
April 1979 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
April 1
32 20 0.00 0.0
April 2
34 18 0.00 0.0
April 3
36 17 0.00 0.0
April 4
38 24 0.00 0.0
April 5
56 32 0.00 0.0
April 6
60 28 0.00 0.0
April 7
54 32 0.00 0.0
April 8
60 25 0.00 0.0
April 9
60 30 0.36 0.0
April 10
34 27 0.17 2.0
April 11
39 25 0.11 2.0
April 12
43 23 0.00 0.0
April 13
48 28 0.00 0.0
April 14
61 32 0.00 0.0
April 15
65 38 0.00 0.0
April 16
70 39 0.00 0.0
April 17
70 45 0.00 0.0
April 18
59 35 0.00 0.0
April 19
44 28 0.00 0.0
April 20
55 21 0.00 0.0
April 21
60 31 0.00 0.0
April 22
66 37 0.00 0.0
April 23
65 38 0.00 0.0
April 24
50 34 0.00 0.0
April 25
53 29 0.00 0.0
April 26
58 29 0.00 0.0
April 27
59 28 0.00 0.0
April 28
55 40 0.00 0.0
April 29
63 30 0.00 0.0
April 30
63 32 0.00 0.0
May 1979 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
May 1
59 37 0.00 0.0
May 2
38 31 0.00 0.0
May 3
53 28 0.00 0.0
May 4
67 31 0.00 0.0
May 5
68 49 0.00 0.0
May 6
50 32 0.00 0.0
May 7
45 27 0.00 0.0
May 8
34 26 0.22 1.2
May 9
38 27 0.00 0.0
May 10
42 26 0.00 0.0
May 11
51 30 0.00 0.0
May 12
61 30 0.00 0.0
May 13
68 36 0.00 0.0
May 14
69 43 0.00 0.0
May 15
74 40 0.00 0.0
May 16
70 51 0.03 0.0
May 17
71 39 0.00 0.0
May 18
68 41 0.00 0.0
May 19
70 41 0.00 0.0
May 20
67 41 0.00 0.0
May 21
74 43 0.00 0.0
May 22
74 46 0.00 0.0
May 23
73 44 0.00 0.0
May 24
70 48 0.00 0.0
May 25
67 50 0.00 0.0
May 26
75 44 0.00 0.0
May 27
77 52 0.05 0.0
May 28
73 49 0.06 0.0
May 29
50 36 0.00 0.0
May 30
57 29 0.00 0.0
May 31
60 34 0.00 0.0
June 1979 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
June 1
65 36 0.00 0.0
June 2
68 37 0.00 0.0
June 3
73 46 0.00 0.0
June 4
81 48 0.00 0.0
June 5
79 58 0.00 0.0
June 6
68 45 0.00 0.0
June 7
60 35 0.00 0.0
June 8
40 30 0.04 0.0
June 9
62 28 0.00 0.0
June 10
74 40 0.00 0.0
June 11
80 46 0.00 0.0
June 12
85 50 0.00 0.0
June 13
86 60 0.00 0.0
June 14
79 51 0.00 0.0
June 15
79 43 0.00 0.0
June 16
75 46 0.00 0.0
June 17
75 43 0.00 0.0
June 18
59 38 0.00 0.0
June 19
57 35 0.02 0.0
June 20
68 41 0.00 0.0
June 21
79 40 0.00 0.0
June 22
76 43 0.00 0.0
June 23
75 44 0.00 0.0
June 24
82 47 0.00 0.0
June 25
85 54 0.00 0.0
June 26
88 52 0.00 0.0
June 27
85 53 0.00 0.0
June 28
87 53 0.00 0.0
June 29
88 55 0.00 0.0
June 30
82 59 0.20 0.0
July 1979 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
July 1
78 50 0.00 0.0
July 2
79 58 0.00 0.0
July 3
80 51 0.00 0.0
July 4
81 49 0.00 0.0
July 5
83 51 0.00 0.0
July 6
80 49 0.00 0.0
July 7
85 46 0.00 0.0
July 8
86 56 0.00 0.0
July 9
87 52 0.00 0.0
July 10
88 57 0.00 0.0
July 11
85 52 0.00 0.0
July 12
87 50 0.00 0.0
July 13
83 52 0.00 0.0
July 14
85 50 0.00 0.0
July 15
85 50 0.00 0.0
July 16
88 53 0.00 0.0
July 17
87 53 0.00 0.0
July 18
85 55 0.00 0.0
July 19
84 55 0.00 0.0
July 20
85 53 0.00 0.0
July 21
85 58 0.00 0.0
July 22
75 54 0.00 0.0
July 23
77 55 0.25 0.0
July 24
81 52 0.00 0.0
July 25
86 55 0.00 0.0
July 26
84 53 0.00 0.0
July 27
84 56 0.00 0.0
July 28
86 50 0.00 0.0
July 29
86 55 0.00 0.0
July 30
84 51 0.00 0.0
July 31
82 50 0.00 0.0
August 1979 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
August 1
88 54 0.00 0.0
August 2
87 53 0.00 0.0
August 3
88 54 0.00 0.0
August 4
92 53 0.00 0.0
August 5
92 54 0.00 0.0
August 6
87 62 0.00 0.0
August 7
85 58 0.00 0.0
August 8
79 56 0.00 0.0
August 9
76 51 0.36 0.0
August 10
76 48 0.00 0.0
August 11
81 53 0.00 0.0
August 12
79 53 0.02 0.0
August 13
69 51 0.30 0.0
August 14
64 52 0.31 0.0
August 15
71 48 0.11 0.0
August 16
72 53 0.00 0.0
August 17
70 54 0.00 0.0
August 18
71 47 0.00 0.0
August 19
61 50 0.23 0.0
August 20
62 47 0.30 0.0
August 21
71 46 0.00 0.0
August 22
74 44 0.00 0.0
August 23
78 49 0.00 0.0
August 24
76 52 0.00 0.0
August 25
76 45 0.00 0.0
August 26
76 49 0.00 0.0
August 27
77 49 0.00 0.0
August 28
78 55 0.00 0.0
August 29
83 52 0.00 0.0
August 30
76 54 0.00 0.0
August 31
72 46 0.00 0.0
September 1979 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
September 1
77 42 0.00 0.0
September 2
80 51 0.00 0.0
September 3
83 48 0.00 0.0
September 4
81 50 0.00 0.0
September 5
82 50 0.00 0.0
September 6
84 53 0.00 0.0
September 7
86 53 0.00 0.0
September 8
85 58 0.00 0.0
September 9
81 59 0.00 0.0
September 10
76 46 0.02 0.0
September 11
71 37 0.00 0.0
September 12
63 37 0.00 0.0
September 13
62 37 0.00 0.0
September 14
63 32 0.00 0.0
September 15
74 36 0.00 0.0
September 16
79 42 0.00 0.0
September 17
80 45 0.00 0.0
September 18
77 47 0.00 0.0
September 19
79 41 0.00 0.0
September 20
72 47 0.19 0.0
September 21
72 41 0.00 0.0
September 22
79 46 0.00 0.0
September 23
78 45 0.00 0.0
September 24
77 49 0.00 0.0
September 25
74 48 0.02 0.0
September 26
71 48 0.04 0.0
September 27
66 39 0.00 0.0
September 28
72 41 0.00 0.0
September 29
73 42 0.00 0.0
September 30
76 41 0.00 0.0
October 1979 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
October 1
75 37 0.00 0.0
October 2
74 42 0.00 0.0
October 3
61 31 0.00 0.0
October 4
72 32 0.00 0.0
October 5
72 41 0.00 0.0
October 6
76 44 0.00 0.0
October 7
76 46 0.00 0.0
October 8
74 33 0.00 0.0
October 9
56 27 0.00 0.0
October 10
73 40 0.00 0.0
October 11
72 48 0.00 0.0
October 12
70 42 0.00 0.0
October 13
70 38 0.00 0.0
October 14
65 48 0.00 0.0
October 15
66 38 0.00 0.0
October 16
55 35 0.00 0.0
October 17
57 28 0.00 0.0
October 18
58 32 0.00 0.0
October 19
56 31 0.34 0.0
October 20
37 28 0.22 0.0
October 21
39 22 0.00 0.0
October 22
45 26 0.00 0.0
October 23
54 27 0.00 0.0
October 24
60 29 0.00 0.0
October 25
67 30 0.00 0.0
October 26
52 32 0.00 0.0
October 27
50 25 0.00 0.0
October 28
51 28 0.00 0.0
October 29
34 26 0.00 0.0
October 30
33 19 0.00 0.0
October 31
31 14 0.00 0.0
November 1979 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
November 1
34 14 0.00 0.0
November 2
41 17 0.00 0.0
November 3
45 18 0.00 0.0
November 4
46 20 0.00 0.0
November 5
42 25 0.00 0.0
November 6
42 18 0.00 0.0
November 7
45 19 0.00 0.0
November 8
44 22 0.00 0.0
November 9
35 16 0.00 0.0
November 10
35 15 0.00 0.0
November 11
33 17 0.00 0.0
November 12
40 16 0.00 0.0
November 13
42 18 0.00 0.0
November 14
43 13 0.00 0.0
November 15
47 15 0.00 0.0
November 16
51 16 0.00 0.0
November 17
43 16 0.00 0.0
November 18
36 29 0.00 0.0
November 19
29 12 0.00 0.0
November 20
21 16 0.25 2.5
November 21
20 9 0.03 1.0
November 22
24 6 0.00 0.0
November 23
28 15 0.00 0.0
November 24
30 17 0.00 0.0
November 25
28 17 0.02 0.0
November 26
22 14 0.37 3.7
November 27
18 3 0.00 0.0
November 28
12 -6 0.00 0.0
November 29
9 -12 0.00 0.0
November 30
16 -13 0.00 0.0
December 1979 Rock Springs Weather
Day High (°F) Low (°F) Precip. (inches) Snow (inches)
December 1
28 6 0.00 0.0
December 2
34 9 0.00 0.0
December 3
43 28 0.00 0.0
December 4
47 21 0.00 0.0
December 5
37 22 0.00 0.0
December 6
33 23 0.00 0.0
December 7
36 30 0.00 0.0
December 8
41 30 0.00 0.0
December 9
46 28 0.00 0.0
December 10
47 15 0.00 0.0
December 11
20 6 0.00 0.0
December 12
28 3 0.00 0.0
December 13
28 11 0.00 0.0
December 14
40 19 0.00 0.0
December 15
44 25 0.00 0.0
December 16
42 15 0.00 0.0
December 17
45 22 0.00 0.0
December 18
44 18 0.00 0.0
December 19
42 13 0.00 0.0
December 20
41 20 0.00 0.0
December 21
37 14 0.00 0.0
December 22
27 23 0.37 7.0
December 23
24 -2 0.01 1.0
December 24
26 -6 0.00 0.0
December 25
34 18 0.00 0.0
December 26
18 4 0.00 0.0
December 27
22 4 0.00 0.0
December 28
21 10 0.00 0.0
December 29
15 3 0.00 0.0
December 30
17 2 0.00 0.0
December 31
21 6 0.00 0.0
Weather Station Details
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1948–2024 Rock Springs Airport location
1898–1947 Rock Springs location