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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
354 AM MDT MON AUG 1 2016

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...THE MILES CITY MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1937 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST           103   07/22
LOWEST             50   07/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.1              88.3     1.8
AVG. MINIMUM     60.8              59.5     1.3
MEAN             75.5              73.9     1.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     16
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.34              1.64   -0.30
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.46   07/16 TO 07/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       2                12     -10
 SINCE 7/1          2                12     -10
COOLING TOTAL     336               288      48
 SINCE 1/1        559               415     144
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/330    DATE  07/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    57/240    DATE  07/02

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     47

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             11     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               12     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.

&&

THIS IS AN AUTOMATED...UNATTENDED WEATHER STATION AND MAY
UNDERESTIMATE WINTER PRECIPITATION.

...JULY 2016 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR MILES CITY...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR MILES CITY FOR JULY 2016. 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   2016 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JULY         1.34     1.64       -0.30      TIED FOR THE 35TH WETTEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 6.32 IN 1993)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 3.69 IN 2010)

...MILES CITY JULY 2016 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   2016 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JULY         75.5      73.9      +1.6      TIED FOR THE 32ND WARMEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 81.5 IN 2007)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 81.2 IN 2012)

...MILES CITY AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JULY         90.1      88.3      +1.8      TIED FOR THE 32ND WARMEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 96.7 IN 2007)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 96.2 IN 2012)

...MILES CITY JULY 2016 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...MILES CITY JULY 2016 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...MILES CITY AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JULY         60.8      59.5      +1.3      TIED FOR THE 38TH WARMEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 66.3 IN 2007)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 61.2 IN 2013)

...MILES CITY JULY 2016 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...MILES CITY JULY 2016 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

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