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Winters are cold, but are variable with periods of sometimes extreme cold interspersed between generally mild periods, with Chinook winds providing unusually warm temperatures in some locations.
Original inhabitants of the region include the Crow, Arapaho, Lakota, and Shoshone.
Precipitation depends on elevation with lower areas in the Big Horn Basin averaging 5–8 inches (130–200 mm) (making the area nearly a true desert).
The lower areas in the North and on the eastern plains typically average around 10–12 inches (250–300 mm), making the climate there semi-arid.
Agricultural commodities include livestock (beef), hay, sugar beets, grain (wheat and barley), and wool.
The climate is semi-arid and continental, drier and windier than the rest of the U. Wyoming has been a politically conservative state since the 1950s, with the Republican Party candidate winning every presidential election except that of 1964.