Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
441 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE BILLINGS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1934 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            58   01/28
LOWEST              7   01/17
                        01/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.2              36.4     0.8
AVG. MINIMUM     22.5              17.8     4.7
MEAN             29.9              27.1     2.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9
DAYS MIN <= 32     25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.44              0.48   -0.04
DAYS >= .01         9
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.20   01/16 TO 01/17

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            6.4               8.4    -2.0
SINCE 7/1        24.2              28.3    -4.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2
DAYS >= TRACE      11
DAYS >= 1.0         3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   01/02
                        01/01
 24 HR TOTAL      2.4   01/17 TO 01/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1080              1175     -95
 SINCE 7/1       3571              3996    -425
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              13.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/300    DATE  01/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/300    DATE  01/14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     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.

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...JANUARY 2016 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR BILLINGS...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE...PRECIPITATION...AND WIND
STATISTICS FOR BILLINGS FOR JANUARY 2016. 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. MONTHLY 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   2016 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      0.44     0.48       -0.04      36TH DRIEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.04 IN 1941)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.24 IN 2011)

...BILLINGS JANUARY 2016 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

NONE

...BILLINGS MONTHLY SNOWFALL...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY       6.4       8.4       -2.0      30TH LEAST SNOWIEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.1 TIED IN 2006)
                                            (LEAST SNOWIEST SINCE 3.3 IN 2011)

...BILLINGS JANUARY 2016 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS...

NONE

...BILLINGS AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      29.9      27.1      +2.8      22ND WARMEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 38.0 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 30.5 IN 2014)

...BILLINGS AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      37.2      36.4      +0.8      TIED FOR THE 30TH WARMEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 47.3 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 39.0 IN 2015)

...BILLINGS JANUARY 2016 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...BILLINGS JANUARY 2016 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...BILLINGS AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      22.5      17.8      +4.7      TIED FOR THE 11TH WARMEST OUT OF 82 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 28.6 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 28.6 IN 2006)

...BILLINGS JANUARY 2016 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...BILLINGS JANUARY 2016 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...BILLINGS MONTHLY WIND AVERAGES...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      13.1      13.2       -0.1      TIED FOR THE 32ND WINDIEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WINDIEST WAS 17.7 IN 1962)
                                            (WINDIEST SINCE 14.5 IN 2015)

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