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CLABIL


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
544 AM MST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE BILLINGS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1934 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   07/14/2002
 LOW              -38   02/15/1936
HIGHEST            99   08/19
                        07/03
LOWEST            -21   12/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.5              59.5     0.0
AVG. MINIMUM     37.2              36.8     0.4
MEAN             48.3              48.2     0.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     42                      13.6
DAYS MAX <= 32     38                       1.1
DAYS MIN <= 32    157                      19.0
DAYS MIN <= 0      11                      -2.5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        26.81   1978
 MINIMUM         6.86   2012
TOTALS          16.70             13.66    3.04
DAYS >= .01        93                      -3.5
DAYS >= .10        40                       1.9
DAYS >= .50         6                       0.8
DAYS >= 1.00        4                       3.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.31   09/07 TO 09/07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          127.9   1955
TOTALS           59.1              55.0     4.1
DAYS >= TRACE      76              38.7    37.3
DAYS >= 1.0        15              17.4    -2.4
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        10   12/04
 24 HR TOTAL      7.1   01/11 TO 01/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6804              6781      23
 SINCE 7/1       2925              2821     104
COOLING TOTAL     840               637     203

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/04/1962
 LATEST       06/13/1969
EARLIEST         10/04          10/04
LATEST           05/01          05/07
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/269
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    58/280    DATE  09/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    73/280    DATE  09/07


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               10     RAIN                      31
LIGHT RAIN               94     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       7
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      21
LIGHT SNOW               64     SLEET                      3
FOG                      93     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     13
HAZE                     18

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

&&

...2013 YEAR IN REVIEW FOR BILLINGS...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE...PRECIPITATION...AND WIND
STATISTICS FOR BILLINGS FOR 2013. 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 AUGUST 1934 AT THE BILLINGS AIRPORT. ANNUAL RANKINGS
FOR PRECIPITATION...SNOWFALL...AND TEMPERATURES USE A PERIOD OF RECORD
THAT STARTED IN 1935. MONTHLY AND ANNUAL RANKINGS FOR WIND USE A PERIOD
OF RECORD THAT STARTED IN 1984.

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

...BILLINGS MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2013 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      0.59     0.48       +0.11      35TH WETTEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 2.35 IN 1972)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 0.61 IN 2012)

FEBRUARY     0.29     0.48       -0.19      21ST DRIEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.02 IN 1997)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.24 IN 2012)

MARCH        0.26     1.06       -0.80      6TH DRIEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.11 IN 2004)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.11 IN 2004)

APRIL        1.02     1.66       -0.64      24TH DRIEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.06 IN 1962)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.64 IN 2012)

MAY          4.28     2.18       +2.10      7TH WETTEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 9.54 IN 2011)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 9.54 IN 2011)

JUNE         0.88     2.12       -1.24      TIED FOR THE 13TH DRIEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.24 TIED IN 2012)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.24 IN 2012)

JULY         0.67     1.32       -0.65      35TH DRIEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS T IN 2003)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.39 IN 2012)

AUGUST       0.19     0.75       -0.56      TIED FOR THE 12TH DRIEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.01 IN 2001)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.07 IN 2007)

SEPTEMBER    3.63     1.30       +2.33      4TH WETTEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 4.99 IN 1941)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 3.78 IN 1978)

OCTOBER      2.57     1.18       +1.39      5TH WETTEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 3.80 IN 1971)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 2.66 IN 1975)

NOVEMBER     0.34     0.63       -0.29      22ND DRIEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS T TIED IN 1954)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.17 IN 2009)

DECEMBER     1.98     0.50       +1.48      2ND WETTEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 2.00 IN 1973)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 2.00 IN 1973)

YEAR        16.70    13.66       +3.04      16TH WETTEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 26.81 IN 1978)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 19.54 IN 2011)

...BILLINGS 2013 TOP 3 DAILY MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION...

1 - 1.31   SEPTEMBER  7
2 - 1.24   OCTOBER  3
3 - 1.21   SEPTEMBER 14

ALL TIME DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORD...3.12 ON MAY 24 2011

...BILLINGS 2013 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

1.21 ON SEPTEMBER 14 (OLD RECORD 1.00 IN 1991)
1.24 ON OCTOBER  3 (OLD RECORD 0.48 IN 2005)
0.30 ON OCTOBER 14 (TIED RECORD IN 2004)
0.98 ON DECEMBER  2 (OLD RECORD 0.44 IN 1977)
0.29 ON DECEMBER  3 (OLD RECORD 0.27 IN 1959)

...BILLINGS MONTHLY SNOWFALL...

 MONTH   2013 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      11.4       8.4       +3.0      TIED FOR THE 24TH SNOWIEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD SNOWIEST WAS 27.7 IN 1963)
                                            (SNOWIEST SINCE 15.6 IN 2012)

FEBRUARY      4.4       6.2       -1.8      26TH LEAST SNOWIEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.3 IN 1977)
                                            (LEAST SNOWIEST SINCE 3.9 IN 2012)

MARCH         2.7      10.2       -7.5      TIED FOR THE 9TH LEAST SNOWIEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.3 IN 2010)
                                            (LEAST SNOWIEST SINCE 0.3 IN 2010)

APRIL         5.6       8.3       -2.7      TIED FOR THE 36TH LEAST SNOWIEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.0 TIED IN 1949)
                                            (LEAST SNOWIEST SINCE 0.4 IN 2012)

MAY             T       2.0       -2.0      TIED FOR THE 20TH LEAST SNOWIEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.0 TIED IN 1993)
                                            (LEAST SNOWIEST SINCE T IN 2009)

JUNE          0.0       0.0        0.0      NOT DETERMINED

JULY          0.0       0.0        0.0      NOT DETERMINED

AUGUST          T       0.0         +T      NOT DETERMINED

SEPTEMBER       T       1.1       -1.1      TIED FOR THE 17TH SNOWIEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                            (RECORD SNOWIEST WAS 9.3 IN 1984)
                                            (SNOWIEST SINCE T IN 2008)

OCTOBER       5.1       4.1       +1.0      23RD SNOWIEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                            (RECORD SNOWIEST WAS 23.1 IN 1949)
                                            (SNOWIEST SINCE 6.6 IN 2009)

NOVEMBER      6.0       6.5       0.5      TIED FOR THE 38TH SNOWIEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                            (RECORD SNOWIEST WAS 25.2 IN 1978)
                                            (SNOWIEST SINCE 7.5 IN 2012)

DECEMBER     23.9       8.2      +15.7      2ND SNOWIEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                            (RECORD SNOWIEST WAS 28.8 IN 1955)
                                            (SNOWIEST SINCE 28.8 IN 1955)

YEAR         59.1      55.0       +4.1      34TH SNOWIEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                            (RECORD SNOWIEST WAS 127.9 IN 1955)
                                            (SNOWIEST SINCE 67.9 IN 2010)

...BILLINGS 2013 TOP 3 DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL...

1 - 7.1   JANUARY 11
2 - 6.3   DECEMBER 22
3 - 6.2   DECEMBER  2

ALL TIME DAILY SNOWFALL RECORD...23.7 ON APRIL  4 1955

...BILLINGS 2013 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS...

7.1 ON JANUARY 11 (OLD RECORD 6.0 IN 1993)
T ON MAY 27 (TIED RECORD IN 1955)
T ON AUGUST  1 (OLD RECORD 0.0 IN 1935)
6.2 ON DECEMBER  2 (OLD RECORD 4.6 IN 2008)
4.4 ON DECEMBER  3 (OLD RECORD 3.1 IN 1972)
4.0 ON DECEMBER 19 (OLD RECORD 2.6 IN 2008)
6.3 ON DECEMBER 22 (OLD RECORD 5.1 IN 1944)

...BILLINGS AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2013 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      28.0      27.1      +0.9      TIED FOR THE 28TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 38.0 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 30.5 IN 2012)

FEBRUARY     33.2      30.4      +2.8      20TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 41.0 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 33.7 IN 2009)

MARCH        37.6      37.7      -0.1      TIED FOR THE 30TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 47.0 IN 2012)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 47.0 IN 2012)

APRIL        41.8      46.2      -4.4      12TH COLDEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 37.1 IN 1975)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 40.8 IN 2002)

MAY          57.4      55.6      +1.8      TIED FOR THE 18TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 64.7 IN 1936)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 58.2 IN 2006)

JUNE         65.7      64.7      +1.0      24TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 75.9 IN 1988)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 68.7 IN 2012)

JULY         74.4      72.8      +1.6      27TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 81.0 IN 1936)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 78.3 IN 2012)

AUGUST       74.9      71.5      +3.4      8TH WARMEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 77.5 IN 1983)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 77.1 IN 2003)

SEPTEMBER    64.4      60.3      +4.1      12TH WARMEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 67.2 IN 1938)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 64.9 IN 2012)

OCTOBER      44.7      48.2      -3.5      TIED FOR THE 10TH COLDEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 40.0 IN 1969)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 41.3 IN 2009)

NOVEMBER     36.0      35.8      +0.2      40TH WARMEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 47.5 IN 1949)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 40.2 IN 2012)

DECEMBER     22.1      26.5      -4.4      17TH COLDEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 8.7 IN 1983)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 16.5 IN 2009)

YEAR         48.4      48.2      +0.2      TIED FOR THE 25TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 51.1 IN 2012)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 51.1 IN 2012)

...BILLINGS AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2013 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      37.2      36.4      +0.8      TIED FOR THE 28TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 47.3 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 40.7 IN 2012)

FEBRUARY     42.3      40.2      +2.1      26TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 51.8 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 43.4 IN 2009)

MARCH        50.6      48.6      +2.0      19TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 59.8 IN 2012)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 59.8 IN 2012)

APRIL        53.0      57.6      -4.6      14TH COLDEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 45.7 IN 1975)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 52.8 IN 2011)

MAY          68.6      67.5      +1.1      28TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 80.9 IN 1936)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 70.6 IN 2009)

JUNE         78.4      77.2      +1.2      TIED FOR THE 23RD WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 92.0 IN 1988)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 83.1 IN 2012)

JULY         88.5      86.8      +1.7      TIED FOR THE 29TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 96.3 IN 1936)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 93.3 IN 2012)

AUGUST       88.6      85.7      +2.9      15TH WARMEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 92.2 IN 1971)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 89.3 IN 2012)

SEPTEMBER    76.2      73.1      +3.1      24TH WARMEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 82.4 IN 1938)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 79.4 IN 2012)

OCTOBER      54.0      59.4      -5.4      8TH COLDEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 48.3 IN 1969)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 49.9 IN 2009)

NOVEMBER     45.6      45.3      +0.3      TIED FOR THE 39TH WARMEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 58.8 IN 1939)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 50.3 IN 2012)

DECEMBER     31.0      35.2      -4.2      18TH COLDEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 17.6 IN 1983)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 24.6 IN 2009)

YEAR         59.6      59.5      +0.1      33RD WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 64.3 IN 1939)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 63.2 IN 2012)

...BILLINGS 2013 TOP 3 WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

1 - 99   AUGUST 19
2 - 99   JULY  3
3 - 97   JULY 22

ALL TIME RECORD WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE...108 ON JULY 14 2002

...BILLINGS 2013 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

54 ON JANUARY 26 (TIED RECORD IN 1935)
69 ON MARCH 13 (OLD RECORD 68 IN 1994)
94 ON MAY 13 (OLD RECORD 92 IN 2001)
95 ON SEPTEMBER  5 (TIED RECORD IN 1945)

...BILLINGS 2013 TOP 3 COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

1 - -13   DECEMBER  7
2 - -10   DECEMBER  6
3 - -3   DECEMBER  5

ALL TIME RECORD COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE...-21 ON JANUARY 26 1972

...BILLINGS 2013 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

33 ON APRIL 15 (OLD RECORD 35 IN 1970)
30 ON APRIL 16 (OLD RECORD 38 IN 1940)
33 ON APRIL 17 (OLD RECORD 34 IN 1966)
34 ON APRIL 22 (OLD RECORD 36 IN 2011)
-13 ON DECEMBER  7 (OLD RECORD -11 IN 1972)

...BILLINGS AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2013 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      18.8      17.8      +1.0      TIED FOR THE 26TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 28.6 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 20.2 IN 2012)

FEBRUARY     24.1      20.6      +3.5      TIED FOR THE 18TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 30.2 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 28.3 IN 1999)

MARCH        24.5      26.9      -2.4      35TH COLDEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 11.7 IN 1965)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 22.7 IN 2009)

APRIL        30.5      34.7      -4.2      12TH COLDEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 28.5 TIED IN 2002)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 28.5 IN 2002)

MAY          46.2      43.6      +2.6      12TH WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 49.7 IN 1958)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 46.8 IN 1994)

JUNE         52.9      52.1      +0.8      TIED FOR THE 21ST WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 59.8 IN 1988)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 54.2 IN 2012)

JULY         60.3      58.8      +1.5      TIED FOR THE 22ND WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 65.7 IN 1936)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 63.3 IN 2012)

AUGUST       61.1      57.3      +3.8      6TH WARMEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 63.3 IN 1983)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 63.0 IN 2003)

SEPTEMBER    52.6      47.5      +5.1      4TH WARMEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 53.8 IN 1940)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 53.3 IN 1998)

OCTOBER      35.3      37.1      -1.8      19TH COLDEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 30.7 IN 1984)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 32.6 IN 2009)

NOVEMBER     26.4      26.3      +0.1      TIED FOR THE 37TH COLDEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 7.3 IN 1985)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 25.7 IN 2011)

DECEMBER     13.2      17.8      -4.6      18TH COLDEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 0.3 IN 1983)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 8.4 IN 2009)

YEAR         37.2      36.8      +0.4      TIED FOR THE 22ND WARMEST OUT OF 79 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 38.9 IN 2012)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 38.9 IN 2012)

...BILLINGS 2013 TOP 3 WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...

1 - 73   AUGUST 26
2 - 71   SEPTEMBER  4
3 - 71   JULY 11

ALL TIME RECORD WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE...76 ON JUNE 28 1936

...BILLINGS 2013 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

64 ON MAY 13 (OLD RECORD 56 IN 1941)
71 ON JULY 11 (TIED RECORD IN 1985)
68 ON AUGUST 24 (TIED RECORD IN 1961)
73 ON AUGUST 26 (OLD RECORD 68 IN 1958)
71 ON SEPTEMBER  4 (OLD RECORD 70 IN 1945)

...BILLINGS 2013 TOP 3 COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...

1 - -21   DECEMBER  7
2 - -18   DECEMBER  6
3 - -17   DECEMBER  8

ALL TIME RECORD COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE...-38 ON FEBRUARY 15 1936

...BILLINGS 2013 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

15 ON APRIL 15 (OLD RECORD 17 IN 1986)
16 ON APRIL 17 (OLD RECORD 17 IN 1964)
20 ON APRIL 23 (TIED RECORD IN 1967)
38 ON JUNE  5 (TIED RECORD IN 1944)
-21 ON DECEMBER  7 (OLD RECORD -20 IN 1972)

...BILLINGS MONTHLY WIND AVERAGES...

 MONTH   2013 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      14.5      13.2       +1.3      16TH WINDIEST OUT OF 64 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WINDIEST WAS 17.7 IN 1962)
                                            (WINDIEST SINCE 15.4 IN 2009)

FEBRUARY     13.1      11.9       +1.2      TIED FOR THE 22ND WINDIEST OUT OF 64 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WINDIEST WAS 15.9 IN 1976)
                                            (WINDIEST SINCE 14.3 IN 2011)

MARCH        10.9      10.8       +0.1      TIED FOR THE 28TH LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 64 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 8.7 IN 1983)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 9.5 IN 2011)

APRIL        11.2      10.5       +0.7      ON THE MEDIAN OUT OF 64 YEARS
                                            (WINDIEST 13.5-1955/LEAST WINDIEST 8.8-1983)

MAY          10.4       9.9       +0.5      TIED FOR THE 28TH LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 64 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 8.6 IN 1991)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 9.6 IN 2012)

JUNE          9.4       9.5       -0.1      25TH LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 64 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 7.7 IN 1983)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 9.2 IN 2011)

JULY          8.7       8.9       -0.2      TIED FOR THE 16TH LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 64 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 7.6 IN 2011)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 8.5 IN 2012)

AUGUST        8.2       9.0       -0.8      TIED FOR THE 4TH LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 64 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 7.7 IN 1989)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 8.1 IN 2012)

SEPTEMBER     9.3       9.5       -0.2      21ST LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 64 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 7.7 IN 2008)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 8.0 IN 2012)

OCTOBER      11.6      10.4       +1.2      18TH WINDIEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WINDIEST WAS 13.7 IN 1961)
                                            (WINDIEST SINCE 11.7 IN 2003)

NOVEMBER     11.4      11.8       -0.4      TIED FOR THE 21ST LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 9.8 IN 1996)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 11.1 IN 2012)

DECEMBER     13.5      12.9       +0.6      TIED FOR THE 28TH WINDIEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WINDIEST WAS 15.9 IN 1956)
                                            (WINDIEST SINCE 15.5 IN 2011)

YEAR         11.0      10.7       +0.3      NOT AVAILABLE OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WINDIEST WAS 12.8 IN 1949)
                                            (WINDIEST SINCE 11.0 IN 2011)

...BILLINGS 2013 TOP 3 DAILY MAXIMUM AVERAGE WIND...

1 - 25.1   JANUARY 15
2 - 24.6   JANUARY  3
3 - 24.3   MAY 31

ALL TIME DAILY MAXIMUM AVERAGE WIND RECORD...32.0 ON MARCH 27 1956

...BILLINGS 2013 TOP 3 DAILY MINIMUM AVERAGE WIND...

1 - 4.1   OCTOBER 29
2 - 4.1   OCTOBER 10
3 - 4.1   SEPTEMBER 20

ALL TIME DAILY MINIMUM AVERAGE WIND RECORD...0.0 ON NOVEMBER 27 1999

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