Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Billings, MT

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
428 AM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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...THE MILES CITY MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1937 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST           102   07/24
LOWEST             51   07/14
                        07/08
                        07/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.0              88.3     0.7
AVG. MINIMUM     58.8              59.5    -0.7
MEAN             73.9              73.9     0.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     16
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.09              1.64   -1.55
DAYS >= .01         3
DAYS >= .10         0
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.05   07/11 TO 07/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       1                12     -11
 SINCE 7/1          1                12     -11
COOLING TOTAL     284               288      -4
 SINCE 1/1        355               415     -60
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/320    DATE  07/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/330    DATE  07/24

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     50

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      6

-  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.

...JULY 2014 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR MILES CITY...

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

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

...MILES CITY MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JULY         0.09     1.64       -1.55      2ND DRIEST OUT OF 78 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS T IN 1988)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE T IN 1988)

...MILES CITY JULY 2014 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   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JULY         73.9      73.9       0.0      TIED FOR THE 30TH COLDEST OUT OF 78 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 64.2 IN 1993)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 72.1 IN 2010)

...MILES CITY AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JULY         89.0      88.3      +0.7      38TH COLDEST OUT OF 78 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 74.5 IN 1993)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 88.8 IN 2013)

...MILES CITY JULY 2014 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...MILES CITY JULY 2014 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...MILES CITY AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JULY         58.8      59.5      -0.7      23RD COLDEST OUT OF 78 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 53.8 IN 1993)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 58.2 IN 2009)

...MILES CITY JULY 2014 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...MILES CITY JULY 2014 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

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