Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
538 AM MST THU FEB 1 2018

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...THE SHERIDAN WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1907 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            60   01/30
LOWEST            -19   01/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.5              36.2     1.3
AVG. MINIMUM     12.3              11.4     0.9
MEAN             24.9              23.8     1.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7
DAYS MIN <= 32     30
DAYS MIN <= 0       4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.63              0.56    0.07
DAYS >= .01         8
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.18   01/14 TO 01/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1235              1277     -42
 SINCE 7/1       4298              4460    -162
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/280    DATE  01/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/280    DATE  01/30

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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

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...JANUARY 2018 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR SHERIDAN...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR SHERIDAN FOR JANUARY 2018. 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 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   2018 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      0.63     0.56       +0.07      MEDIAN OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                            (WETTEST 2.21-1918/DRIEST 0.03-2004)

...SHERIDAN JANUARY 2018 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

NONE

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2018 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      24.9      23.8      +1.1      40TH WARMEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 35.5 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 27.1 IN 2016)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2018 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      37.5      36.2      +1.3      TIED FOR THE 37TH WARMEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 48.8 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 39.0 IN 2016)

...SHERIDAN JANUARY 2018 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...SHERIDAN JANUARY 2018 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2018 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      12.3      11.4      +0.9      TIED FOR THE 42ND WARMEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 22.1 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 15.1 IN 2016)

...SHERIDAN JANUARY 2018 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...SHERIDAN JANUARY 2018 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

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