Cheyenne Sets Record Low Temp For May 1st
CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — The latest spring snowstorm to hit Wyoming brought record snow and cold to the Cheyenne area.
The National Weather Service says Cheyenne set a record low temperature of 16 degrees on Wednesday. The old record for May 1 was 17 set in 1916.
In addition, Cheyenne set a record for snowfall for May 1 with 5.6 inches, which beat the old record of 3.5 inches set in 1898.
Cheyenne also set a record low temperature of 9 degrees Thursday morning. The old record for May 2 was 17 set in 1954. The 9-degree reading was just 1 degree shy of the all-time record low for the month of May.
Laramie set an all-time record low of 5 degrees Thursday morning for the month of May.