Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
515 AM MST MON DEC 1 2014

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...THE MILES CITY MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1937 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            62   11/06
LOWEST            -17   11/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.3              43.2    -6.9
AVG. MINIMUM     14.5              20.9    -6.4
MEAN             25.4              32.0    -6.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32     12
DAYS MIN <= 32     29
DAYS MIN <= 0       8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.40              0.39    0.01
DAYS >= .01         7
DAYS >= .10         2
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.18   11/09 TO 11/10

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1178               988     190
 SINCE 7/1       1830              1799      31
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        648               730     -82
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/340    DATE  11/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/290    DATE  11/22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      6

-  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.

...NOVEMBER 2014 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR MILES CITY...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR MILES CITY FOR NOVEMBER 2014. 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   2014 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

NOVEMBER     0.40     0.39       +0.01      36TH WETTEST OUT OF 78 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 2.17 IN 1978)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 0.49 IN 2010)

...MILES CITY NOVEMBER 2014 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   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

NOVEMBER     25.4      32.0      -6.6      7TH COLDEST OUT OF 78 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 14.4 IN 1985)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 18.3 IN 2000)

...MILES CITY AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

NOVEMBER     36.3      43.2      -6.9      8TH COLDEST OUT OF 78 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 23.1 IN 1985)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 27.5 IN 2000)

...MILES CITY NOVEMBER 2014 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...MILES CITY NOVEMBER 2014 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...MILES CITY AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

NOVEMBER     14.5      20.9      -6.4      7TH COLDEST OUT OF 78 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 5.6 IN 1985)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 9.1 IN 2000)

...MILES CITY NOVEMBER 2014 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...MILES CITY NOVEMBER 2014 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

-17 ON NOVEMBER 14 (OLD RECORD -11 IN 1959)

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