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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
550 AM MST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE SHERIDAN WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1907 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            53   01/09
LOWEST            -15   01/04
                        01/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     27.8              36.2    -8.4
AVG. MINIMUM      3.8              11.4    -7.6
MEAN             15.8              23.8    -8.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     18
DAYS MIN <= 32     31
DAYS MIN <= 0      13

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.04              0.56    0.48
DAYS >= .01         8
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.50   01/31 TO 01/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1516              1277     239
 SINCE 7/1       4521              4460      61
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/260    DATE  01/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/240    DATE  01/28

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      7

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

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...JANUARY 2017 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR SHERIDAN...

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

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

...SHERIDAN MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      1.04     0.56       +0.48      24TH WETTEST OUT OF 110 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 2.21 IN 1918)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 1.10 IN 2009)

...SHERIDAN JANUARY 2017 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

0.50 ON JANUARY 31 (OLD RECORD 0.40 IN 1913)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      15.8      23.8      -8.0      TIED FOR THE 22ND COLDEST OUT OF 110 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 1.8 IN 1916)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 15.4 IN 1993)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      27.8      36.2      -8.4      22ND COLDEST OUT OF 110 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 14.0 IN 1916)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 27.3 IN 1997)

...SHERIDAN JANUARY 2017 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...SHERIDAN JANUARY 2017 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY       3.8      11.4      -7.6      22ND COLDEST OUT OF 110 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS -10.5 IN 1916)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 3.6 IN 1985)

...SHERIDAN JANUARY 2017 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...SHERIDAN JANUARY 2017 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

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