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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
506 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE BILLINGS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1934 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            69   02/06
LOWEST              0   02/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.4              40.2     4.2
AVG. MINIMUM     22.5              20.6     1.9
MEAN             33.4              30.4     3.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7
DAYS MIN <= 32     23
DAYS MIN <= 0       1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.21              0.48   -0.27
DAYS >= .01         8
DAYS >= .10         0
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.08   02/03 TO 02/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            3.8               6.2    -2.4
SINCE 7/1        44.1              34.5     9.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      14
DAYS >= 1.0         2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   02/26
                        02/17
                        02/05
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   02/03 TO 02/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     876               969     -93
 SINCE 7/1       4641              4965    -324
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/270    DATE  02/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/260    DATE  02/07

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      1
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      3

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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...FEBRUARY 2015 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR BILLINGS...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE...PRECIPITATION...AND WIND
STATISTICS FOR BILLINGS FOR FEBRUARY 2015. ALL TEMPERATURES ARE IN
DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND ALL PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ARE IN INCHES. NORMALS
ARE 30 YEAR AVERAGES CALCULATED FROM 1981 TO 2010. MONTHLY RANKINGS
FOR PRECIPITATION...SNOWFALL...AND TEMPERATURES USE A PERIOD OF RECORD
THAT STARTED IN AUGUST 1934 AT THE BILLINGS AIRPORT. MONTHLY RANKINGS
FOR WIND USE A PERIOD OF RECORD THAT STARTED IN 1984.

NUMBERS DENOTED WITH AN * IS MISSING DATA IN THE CALCULATION.

...BILLINGS MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     0.21     0.48       -0.27      12TH DRIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.02 IN 1997)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.07 IN 2008)

...BILLINGS FEBRUARY 2015 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

NONE

...BILLINGS MONTHLY SNOWFALL...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY      3.8       6.2       -2.4      TIED FOR THE 23RD LEAST SNOWIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.3 IN 1977)
                                            (LEAST SNOWIEST SINCE 2.4 IN 2008)

...BILLINGS FEBRUARY 2015 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS...

NONE

...BILLINGS AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     33.5      30.4      +3.1      20TH WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 41.0 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 33.7 IN 2009)

...BILLINGS AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     44.4      40.2      +4.2      TIED FOR THE 14TH WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 51.8 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 45.3 IN 2005)

...BILLINGS FEBRUARY 2015 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

69 ON FEBRUARY  6 (OLD RECORD 61 IN 1963)
64 ON FEBRUARY 12 (OLD RECORD 60 IN 1947)
66 ON FEBRUARY 14 (OLD RECORD 59 IN 1943)

...BILLINGS FEBRUARY 2015 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...BILLINGS AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     22.5      20.6      +1.9      26TH WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 30.2 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 24.1 IN 2013)

...BILLINGS FEBRUARY 2015 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

39 ON FEBRUARY  6 (OLD RECORD 38 IN 1960)
48 ON FEBRUARY  7 (OLD RECORD 41 IN 1996)
40 ON FEBRUARY 13 (OLD RECORD 39 IN 1947)

...BILLINGS FEBRUARY 2015 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...BILLINGS MONTHLY WIND AVERAGES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     11.8      11.9       -0.1      29TH LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 8.6 IN 1958)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 10.8 IN 2012)

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