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

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...THE SHERIDAN WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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           104   08/14
LOWEST             30   08/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     87.9              86.3     1.6
AVG. MINIMUM     50.6              51.6    -1.0
MEAN             69.3              69.0     0.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     17
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.60              0.72   -0.12
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.28   08/17 TO 08/18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      44                36       8
 SINCE 7/1         64                62       2
COOLING TOTAL     183               158      25
 SINCE 1/1        409               390      19
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/170    DATE  08/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/170    DATE  08/03

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     45

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

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...AUGUST 2015 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR SHERIDAN...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR SHERIDAN 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 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

AUGUST       0.60     0.72       -0.12      49TH DRIEST OUT OF 109 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS T TIED IN 1970)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.05 IN 2013)

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

NONE

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       69.3      69.0      +0.3      48TH WARMEST OUT OF 109 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 77.8 IN 1983)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 72.3 IN 2013)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       87.9      86.3      +1.6      TIED FOR THE 29TH WARMEST OUT OF 109 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 95.0 IN 1983)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 89.7 IN 2013)

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

104 ON AUGUST 14 (OLD RECORD 103 IN 1935)

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

NONE

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       50.6      51.6      -1.0      41ST COLDEST OUT OF 109 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 44.7 IN 1910)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 50.0 IN 2009)

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

NONE

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

39 ON AUGUST 19 (TIED RECORD IN 2002)
30 ON AUGUST 23 (OLD RECORD 34 IN 1966)

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