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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
534 AM MDT FRI SEP 1 2017

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...THE SHERIDAN WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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            97   08/28
LOWEST             42   08/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     85.3              86.3    -1.0
AVG. MINIMUM     49.4              51.6    -2.2
MEAN             67.3              69.0    -1.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      9
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.43              0.72   -0.29
DAYS >= .01         5
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.29   08/15 TO 08/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      24                36     -12
 SINCE 7/1         24                62     -38
COOLING TOTAL     104               158     -54
 SINCE 1/1        429               390      39
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/320    DATE  08/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/320    DATE  08/01

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     50

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              7     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     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.

&&

...AUGUST 2017 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR SHERIDAN...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR SHERIDAN FOR AUGUST 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

AUGUST       0.43     0.72       -0.29      TIED FOR THE 35TH DRIEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS T TIED IN 1970)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.05 IN 2013)

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

NONE

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       67.4      69.0      -1.6      TIED FOR THE 41ST COLDEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 62.4 IN 1927)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 66.4 IN 2009)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       85.3      86.3      -1.0      TIED FOR THE 53RD COLDEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 76.5 IN 1927)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 83.1 IN 2014)

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

NONE

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

68 ON AUGUST  5 (OLD RECORD 70 IN 1924)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       49.4      51.6      -2.2      TIED FOR THE 24TH COLDEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 44.7 IN 1910)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 48.9 IN 2005)

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

NONE

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

NONE

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