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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
413 AM MDT MON SEP 1 2014

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...THE SHERIDAN WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1907 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            97   08/12
LOWEST             39   08/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.1              86.3    -3.2
AVG. MINIMUM     51.9              51.6     0.3
MEAN             67.5              69.0    -1.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     10
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.05              0.72    0.33
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.70   08/22 TO 08/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      41                36       5
 SINCE 7/1         50                62     -12
COOLING TOTAL     127               158     -31
 SINCE 1/1        318               390     -72
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/310    DATE  08/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/310    DATE  08/30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              6     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     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      0
HAZE                      0

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

&&

...AUGUST 2014 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR SHERIDAN...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR SHERIDAN FOR AUGUST 2014. 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 MAY 1934 AT OR NEAR THE SHERIDAN AIRPORT.

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

...SHERIDAN MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       1.05     0.72       +0.33      TIED FOR THE 33RD WETTEST OUT OF 108 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 3.02 IN 1968)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 1.12 IN 2009)

...SHERIDAN AUGUST 2014 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

NONE

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       67.5      69.0      -1.5      TIED FOR THE 42ND COLDEST OUT OF 108 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 62.4 IN 1927)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 66.4 IN 2009)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       83.1      86.3      -3.2      TIED FOR THE 36TH COLDEST OUT OF 108 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 76.5 IN 1927)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 82.7 IN 2009)

...SHERIDAN AUGUST 2014 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...SHERIDAN AUGUST 2014 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       51.9      51.6      +0.3      TIED FOR THE 52ND WARMEST OUT OF 108 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 60.5 IN 1983)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 54.9 IN 2013)

...SHERIDAN AUGUST 2014 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...SHERIDAN AUGUST 2014 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

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