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

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...THE SHERIDAN WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1907 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            72   02/06
LOWEST            -13   02/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.6              39.0     3.6
AVG. MINIMUM     17.0              14.2     2.8
MEAN             29.8              26.6     3.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8
DAYS MIN <= 32     27
DAYS MIN <= 0       5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.28              0.54    0.74
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         6
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.38   02/15 TO 02/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     977              1075     -98
 SINCE 7/1       5230              5535    -305
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    52/330    DATE  02/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/320    DATE  02/25

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

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                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

-  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 SHERIDAN...

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

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

...SHERIDAN MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     1.28     0.54       +0.74      TIED FOR THE 7TH WETTEST OUT OF 108 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 2.68 IN 1955)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 1.52 IN 1986)

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

0.38 ON FEBRUARY 15 (OLD RECORD 0.22 IN 1940)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     29.8      26.6      +3.2      27TH WARMEST OUT OF 108 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 38.7 IN 1954)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 30.7 IN 2009)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     42.6      39.0      +3.6      TIED FOR THE 24TH WARMEST OUT OF 108 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 53.2 IN 1954)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 42.6 IN 2009)

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

72 ON FEBRUARY  6 (OLD RECORD 59 IN 1934)
68 ON FEBRUARY  7 (OLD RECORD 66 IN 1954)

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

NONE

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     17.0      14.2      +2.8      TIED FOR THE 31ST WARMEST OUT OF 108 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 24.8 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 18.8 IN 2009)

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

NONE

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

NONE

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