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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
646 PM MDT TUE APR 25 2017

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...THE LIVINGSTON MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            75R  03/18
LOWEST             14   03/11
                        03/10
                        03/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.2              47.5     5.7
AVG. MINIMUM     29.9              23.7     6.2
MEAN             41.6              35.6     6.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32     20
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.21              0.84    0.37
DAYS >= .01        10
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.43   03/30 TO 03/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     719               911    -192
 SINCE 7/1       5945              6259    -314
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              16.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    51/210    DATE  03/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/210    DATE  03/18

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

&&

...MARCH 2017 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR LIVINGSTON...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR LIVINGSTON FOR MARCH 2017. 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 JULY 1948 AT OR NEAR THE LIVINGSTON AIRPORT.

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

... MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        0.83     0.84       -0.01      TIED FOR THE 34TH DRIEST OUT OF 69 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.13 IN 2002)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.27 IN 2015)

... MARCH 2017 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

NONE

NOTE: SINCE THE LATE 1990S...LIVINGSTON BECAME AN AUTOMATED AND UNATTENDED
WEATHER STATION. PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS IN THE WINTER MAY BE UNDERESTIMATED.

... AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        41.6      35.6      +6.0      6TH WARMEST OUT OF 69 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 45.2 IN 2015)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 45.2 IN 2015)

... AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        53.2      47.5      +5.7      10TH WARMEST OUT OF 69 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 58.2 IN 2015)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 58.2 IN 2015)

... MARCH 2017 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

72 ON MARCH 15 (TIED RECORD IN 1994)
75 ON MARCH 18 (OLD RECORD 70 IN 1972)

... MARCH 2017 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

... AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        29.9      23.7      +6.2      6TH WARMEST OUT OF 69 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 32.7 IN 1986)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 32.1 IN 2015)

... MARCH 2017 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

45 ON MARCH 14 (OLD RECORD 43 IN 1999)

... MARCH 2017 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

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