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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
832 AM MST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE BILLINGS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 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)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   07/14/2002
 LOW              -38   02/15/1936
HIGHEST            99   08/14
                        08/01
                        07/04
LOWEST             -7   01/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.1              59.5     2.6
AVG. MINIMUM     39.1              36.8     2.3
MEAN             50.6              48.2     2.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     37                       8.6
DAYS MAX <= 32     40                       3.1
DAYS MIN <= 32    116                     -22.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       2                     -11.5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        26.81   1978
 MINIMUM         6.86   2012
TOTALS          12.96             13.66   -0.70
DAYS >= .01        98                       1.5
DAYS >= .10        39                       0.9
DAYS >= .50         3                      -2.2
DAYS >= 1.00        1                       0.1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          127.9   1955
TOTALS           51.6              55.0    -3.4
DAYS >= TRACE      58              38.7    19.3
DAYS >= 1.0        16              17.4    -1.4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        14   01/07
                        01/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5877              6781    -904
COOLING TOTAL     757               637     120

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/04/1962
 LATEST       06/13/1969
EARLIEST                        10/04
LATEST                          05/07
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/256
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    59/290    DATE  03/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    73/280    DATE  03/28


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      23
LIGHT RAIN              101     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       6
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      17
LIGHT SNOW               49     SLEET                      6
FOG                      82     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     16
HAZE                     28

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



&&

...2015 YEAR IN REVIEW FOR BILLINGS...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE...PRECIPITATION...AND WIND
STATISTICS FOR BILLINGS FOR 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. ANNUAL RANKINGS
FOR PRECIPITATION...SNOWFALL...AND TEMPERATURES USE A PERIOD OF RECORD
THAT STARTED IN 1935. MONTHLY AND ANNUAL 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

JANUARY      1.09     0.48       +0.61      TIED FOR THE 15TH WETTEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 2.35 IN 1972)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 1.09 IN 2010)

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)

MARCH        0.37     1.06       -0.69      9TH DRIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.11 IN 2004)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.26 IN 2013)

APRIL        1.57     1.66       -0.09      35TH WETTEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 4.42 IN 1955)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 1.82 IN 2011)

MAY          2.43     2.18       +0.25      27TH WETTEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 9.54 IN 2011)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 4.28 IN 2013)

JUNE         1.60     2.12       -0.52      33RD DRIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.24 TIED IN 2012)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.88 IN 2013)

JULY         1.66     1.32       +0.34      18TH WETTEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 5.08 IN 1993)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 1.70 IN 2010)

AUGUST       0.91     0.75       +0.16      35TH WETTEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 3.50 IN 1965)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 1.97 IN 2014)

SEPTEMBER    0.27     1.30       -1.03      11TH DRIEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS T IN 2012)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE T IN 2012)

OCTOBER      1.80     1.18       +0.62      19TH WETTEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 3.80 IN 1971)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 2.57 IN 2013)

NOVEMBER     0.48     0.63       -0.15      30TH DRIEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS T TIED IN 1954)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.34 IN 2013)

DECEMBER     0.57     0.50       +0.07      38TH WETTEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 2.00 IN 1973)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 0.67 IN 2014)

YEAR        12.96    13.66       -0.70      33RD DRIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 7.13 IN 2012)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 7.13 IN 2012)

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 DAILY MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION...

1 - 1.11   APRIL 15
2 - 0.74   OCTOBER  3
3 - 0.74   JULY 27

ALL TIME DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORD...3.12 ON MAY 24 2011

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

1.11 ON APRIL 15 (OLD RECORD 0.94 IN 1940)

...BILLINGS MONTHLY SNOWFALL...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      18.7       8.4      +10.3      8TH SNOWIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD SNOWIEST WAS 27.7 IN 1963)
                                            (SNOWIEST SINCE 25.9 IN 1978)

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)

MARCH         5.4      10.2       -4.8      21ST LEAST SNOWIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.3 IN 2010)
                                            (LEAST SNOWIEST SINCE 2.7 IN 2013)

APRIL         5.9       8.3       -2.4      MEDIAN OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (SNOWIEST 42.3-1955/LEAST SNOWIEST 0.0-1949)

MAY             T       2.0       -2.0      TIED FOR THE 20TH LEAST SNOWIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.0 TIED IN 1993)
                                            (LEAST SNOWIEST SINCE T IN 2013)

JUNE          0.0       0.0        0.0      NOT DETERMINED

JULY            T       0.0         +T      NOT DETERMINED

AUGUST        0.0       0.0        0.0      NOT DETERMINED

SEPTEMBER     0.0       1.1       -1.1      TIED FOR THE RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                            (OLD RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.0 TIED IN 2012)

OCTOBER       0.0       4.1       -4.1      TIED FOR THE RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                            (OLD RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.0 TIED IN 2011)

NOVEMBER      4.1       6.5       -2.4      26TH LEAST SNOWIEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.0 TIED IN 1999)
                                            (LEAST SNOWIEST SINCE 1.4 IN 2009)

DECEMBER     13.7       8.2       +5.5      19TH SNOWIEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                            (RECORD SNOWIEST WAS 28.8 IN 1955)
                                            (SNOWIEST SINCE 23.9 IN 2013)

YEAR         51.6      55.0       -3.4      32ND LEAST SNOWIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 23.1 IN 2004)
                                            (LEAST SNOWIEST SINCE 45.6 IN 2012)

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL...

1 - 6.2   DECEMBER 14
2 - 6.0   JANUARY  3
3 - 5.9   APRIL 15

ALL TIME DAILY SNOWFALL RECORD...23.7 ON APRIL  4 1955

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

6.0 ON JANUARY  3 (OLD RECORD 3.1 IN 1997)
T ON JULY 27 (TIED RECORD IN 1949)
6.2 ON DECEMBER 14 (OLD RECORD 2.9 IN 1989)

...BILLINGS AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      29.8      27.1      +2.7      TIED FOR THE 22ND WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 38.0 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 30.5 IN 2014)

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)

MARCH        46.8      37.7      +9.1      2ND WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 47.0 IN 2012)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 47.0 IN 2012)

APRIL        47.7      46.2      +1.5      TIED FOR THE 23RD WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 54.6 IN 1980)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 50.4 IN 2012)

MAY          53.8      55.6      -1.8      TIED FOR THE 25TH COLDEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 49.9 IN 1950)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 50.0 IN 2011)

JUNE         70.0      64.7      +5.3      4TH WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 75.9 IN 1988)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 75.9 IN 1988)

JULY         72.5      72.8      -0.3      TIED FOR THE 36TH COLDEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 62.7 IN 1993)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 71.5 IN 2010)

AUGUST       71.0      71.5      -0.5      TIED FOR THE 40TH COLDEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 64.8 IN 1974)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 70.2 IN 2014)

SEPTEMBER    65.4      60.3      +5.1      8TH WARMEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 67.2 IN 1938)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 66.8 IN 2009)

OCTOBER      53.5      48.2      +5.3      TIED FOR THE 9TH WARMEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 54.8 IN 1963)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 54.0 IN 2014)

NOVEMBER     34.5      35.8      -1.3      TIED FOR THE 30TH COLDEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 15.2 IN 1985)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 30.6 IN 2014)

DECEMBER     29.2      26.5      +2.7      TIED FOR THE 39TH WARMEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 37.3 IN 1957)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 30.0 IN 2014)

YEAR         50.7      48.2      +2.5      2ND WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 51.1 IN 2012)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 51.1 IN 2012)

...BILLINGS AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      39.0      36.4      +2.6      21ST WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 47.3 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 39.2 IN 2014)

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)

MARCH        59.6      48.6     +11.0      2ND WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 59.8 IN 2012)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 59.8 IN 2012)

APRIL        59.9      57.6      +2.3      23RD WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 69.0 IN 1987)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 62.4 IN 2012)

MAY          63.9      67.5      -3.6      21ST COLDEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 58.4 IN 2011)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 58.4 IN 2011)

JUNE         82.4      77.2      +5.2      9TH WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 92.0 IN 1988)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 83.1 IN 2012)

JULY         86.6      86.8      -0.2      TIED FOR THE 33RD COLDEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 73.5 IN 1993)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 84.9 IN 2010)

AUGUST       84.8      85.7      -0.9      38TH COLDEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 77.3 IN 1974)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 82.2 IN 2014)

SEPTEMBER    79.8      73.1      +6.7      6TH WARMEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 82.4 IN 1938)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 82.1 IN 2009)

OCTOBER      64.5      59.4      +5.1      TIED FOR THE 20TH WARMEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 68.0 IN 1953)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 66.9 IN 2014)

NOVEMBER     43.5      45.3      -1.8      TIED FOR THE 31ST COLDEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 23.0 IN 1985)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 40.6 IN 2014)

DECEMBER     36.9      35.2      +1.7      37TH COLDEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 17.6 IN 1983)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 31.0 IN 2013)

YEAR         62.2      59.5      +2.7      5TH WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 64.3 IN 1939)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 63.2 IN 2012)

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

1 - 99   AUGUST 14
2 - 99   AUGUST  1
3 - 99   JULY  4

ALL TIME RECORD WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE...108 ON JULY 14 2002

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

63 ON JANUARY 25 (OLD RECORD 59 IN 1992)
59 ON JANUARY 26 (OLD RECORD 54 IN 1935)
67 ON JANUARY 27 (OLD RECORD 60 IN 1986)
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)
71 ON MARCH 14 (TIED RECORD IN 1935)
75 ON MARCH 15 (OLD RECORD 70 IN 1992)
77 ON MARCH 27 (OLD RECORD 74 IN 1946)
80 ON MARCH 28 (OLD RECORD 79 IN 1986)
80 ON APRIL 14 (TIED RECORD IN 1985)
93 ON SEPTEMBER 12 (TIED RECORD IN 1981)
92 ON SEPTEMBER 13 (TIED RECORD IN 1959)
95 ON SEPTEMBER 25 (OLD RECORD 92 IN 2014)
93 ON SEPTEMBER 26 (OLD RECORD 91 IN 2009)
87 ON OCTOBER 10 (OLD RECORD 85 IN 1953)

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

1 - 4    JANUARY  4
2 - 13   JANUARY  6
3 - 15   FEBRUARY 26

ALL TIME RECORD COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE...-21 ON JANUARY 26 1972

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

63 ON AUGUST 17 (OLD RECORD 69 IN 1968)

...BILLINGS AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      20.6      17.8      +2.8      22ND WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 28.6 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 21.7 IN 2014)

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)

MARCH        34.0      26.9      +7.1      3RD WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 34.5 IN 1986)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 34.2 IN 2012)

APRIL        35.5      34.7      +0.8      25TH WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 40.8 IN 1980)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 38.3 IN 2012)

MAY          43.7      43.6      +0.1      TIED FOR THE 38TH WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 49.7 IN 1958)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 44.8 IN 2014)

JUNE         57.5      52.1      +5.4      3RD WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 59.8 IN 1988)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 59.8 IN 1988)

JULY         58.4      58.8      -0.4      39TH COLDEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 51.9 IN 1993)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 58.1 IN 2010)

AUGUST       57.1      57.3      -0.2      37TH WARMEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 63.3 IN 1983)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 58.1 IN 2014)

SEPTEMBER    51.0      47.5      +3.5      10TH WARMEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 53.8 IN 1940)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 52.6 IN 2013)

OCTOBER      42.5      37.1      +5.4      2ND WARMEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 43.5 IN 1983)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 43.5 IN 1983)

NOVEMBER     25.4      26.3      -0.9      TIED FOR THE 29TH COLDEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 7.3 IN 1985)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 20.5 IN 2014)

DECEMBER     21.5      17.8      +3.7      TIED FOR THE 29TH WARMEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 28.0 IN 1957)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 22.3 IN 2014)

YEAR         39.2      36.8      +2.4      RECORD WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (OLD RECORD WARMEST WAS 38.9 IN 2012)

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...

1 - 69   AUGUST 27
2 - 67   AUGUST 14
3 - 67   JUNE 30

ALL TIME RECORD WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE...76 ON JUNE 28 1936

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

40 ON JANUARY 26 (OLD RECORD 36 IN 1993)
42 ON JANUARY 27 (OLD RECORD 39 IN 1988)
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)
42 ON MARCH 11 (TIED RECORD IN 2008)
44 ON MARCH 15 (OLD RECORD 39 IN 1972)
45 ON MARCH 21 (OLD RECORD 44 IN 1986)
38 ON MARCH 22 (TIED RECORD IN 1948)
46 ON MARCH 30 (OLD RECORD 44 IN 1978)
67 ON JUNE  9 (OLD RECORD 61 IN 1977)
66 ON SEPTEMBER 26 (OLD RECORD 60 IN 2010)
64 ON OCTOBER 10 (OLD RECORD 56 IN 1955)
43 ON DECEMBER  8 (OLD RECORD 41 IN 1940)
43 ON DECEMBER  9 (TIED RECORD IN 1979)

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...

1 - -7  JANUARY  9
2 - 0   FEBRUARY 27
3 - 1   NOVEMBER 27

ALL TIME RECORD COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE...-38 ON FEBRUARY 15 1936

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

NONE

...BILLINGS MONTHLY WIND AVERAGES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      14.5      13.2       +1.3      TIED FOR THE 17TH WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WINDIEST WAS 17.7 IN 1962)
                                            (WINDIEST SINCE 16.6 IN 2014)

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)

MARCH        12.6      10.8       +1.8      TIED FOR THE 11TH WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WINDIEST WAS 14.2 IN 1955)
                                            (WINDIEST SINCE 12.6 IN 2012)

APRIL        10.2      10.5       -0.3      TIED FOR THE 14TH LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 8.8 IN 1983)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 10.2 IN 2012)

MAY           9.0       9.9       -0.9      TIED FOR THE 3RD LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 8.6 IN 1991)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 8.8 IN 2014)

JUNE          8.5       9.5       -1.0      6TH LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 7.7 IN 1983)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 8.4 IN 2010)

JULY          9.7       8.9       +0.8      TIED FOR THE 16TH WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WINDIEST WAS 11.5 IN 1952)
                                            (WINDIEST SINCE 9.8 IN 1999)

AUGUST        9.6       9.0       +0.6      TIED FOR THE 18TH WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WINDIEST WAS 11.4 IN 1957)
                                            (WINDIEST SINCE 9.6 IN 1986)

SEPTEMBER     8.9       9.5       -0.6      TIED FOR THE 17TH LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 7.7 IN 2008)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 8.0 IN 2012)

OCTOBER       9.2      10.4       -1.2      TIED FOR THE 8TH LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 8.3 IN 1957)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 8.7 IN 2005)

NOVEMBER     12.8      11.8       +1.0      TIED FOR THE 20TH WINDIEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WINDIEST WAS 15.5 IN 2002)
                                            (WINDIEST SINCE 13.2 IN 2011)

DECEMBER     12.3      12.9       -0.6      21ST LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 10.3 IN 1983)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 11.2 IN 2012)

YEAR         10.8      10.7       +0.1      NOT AVAILABLE OUT OF 1 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 9.5 IN 1983)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 10.3 IN 2012)

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 DAILY MAXIMUM AVERAGE WIND...

1 - 24.8   FEBRUARY 23
2 - 23.6   FEBRUARY 24
3 - 23.4   OCTOBER 11

ALL TIME DAILY MAXIMUM AVERAGE WIND RECORD...33.0 ON JANUARY 13 2014

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 DAILY MINIMUM AVERAGE WIND...

1 - 3.8   OCTOBER  5
2 - 4.3   JULY 20
3 - 4.3   JULY  3

ALL TIME DAILY MINIMUM AVERAGE WIND RECORD...0.0 ON NOVEMBER 27 1999

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