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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
347 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE MILES CITY MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1937 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST           105   08/14
LOWEST             35R  08/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     87.8              87.2     0.6
AVG. MINIMUM     57.2              58.0    -0.8
MEAN             72.5              72.6    -0.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     15
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.76              0.91   -0.15
DAYS >= .01        10
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.26   08/12 TO 08/12
                        08/11 TO 08/12
                        08/12 TO 08/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      41                22      19
 SINCE 7/1         41                34       7
COOLING TOTAL     280               257      23
 SINCE 1/1        739               672      67
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/220    DATE  08/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/220    DATE  08/12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     51

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     12

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

&&

THIS IS AN AUTOMATED...UNATTENDED WEATHER STATION AND MAY
UNDERESTIMATE WINTER PRECIPITATION.

...AUGUST 2015 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR MILES CITY...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR MILES CITY FOR AUGUST 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 FEBRUARY 1937 AT THE MILES CITY AIRPORT.

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

...MILES CITY MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       0.76     0.91       -0.15      36TH DRIEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS T IN 1967)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.55 IN 2011)

...MILES CITY AUGUST 2015 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

NONE

NOTE: SINCE THE LATE 1990S...MILES CITY BECAME AN AUTOMATED AND UNATTENDED
WEATHER STATION. PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS IN THE WINTER MAY BE UNDERESTIMATED.

...MILES CITY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       72.5      72.6      -0.1      37TH COLDEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 65.8 IN 1977)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 71.4 IN 2014)

...MILES CITY AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       87.8      87.2      +0.6      MEDIAN OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (WARMEST 94.9-1983/COLDEST 78.5-1977)

...MILES CITY AUGUST 2015 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

105 ON AUGUST 14 (TIED RECORD IN 2003)

...MILES CITY AUGUST 2015 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

63 ON AUGUST 17 (OLD RECORD 70 IN 1954)
61 ON AUGUST 22 (OLD RECORD 65 IN 1966)

...MILES CITY AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       57.2      58.0      -0.8      28TH COLDEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 52.8 IN 1950)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 56.6 IN 2009)

...MILES CITY AUGUST 2015 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...MILES CITY AUGUST 2015 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

35 ON AUGUST 23 (OLD RECORD 40 IN 1966)

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