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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
516 AM MDT THU SEP 1 2016

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...THE LIVINGSTON MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            98   08/02
LOWEST             34   08/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.9              84.0     0.9
AVG. MINIMUM     46.9              47.2    -0.3
MEAN             65.9              65.6     0.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      8
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.16              1.11    0.05
DAYS >= .01         6
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.88   08/18 TO 08/19

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      55                68     -13
 SINCE 7/1         88               118     -30
COOLING TOTAL      90                86       4
 SINCE 1/1        312               215      97
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/230    DATE  08/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/230    DATE  08/07

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     44

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

&&

...AUGUST 2016 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR LIVINGSTON...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR LIVINGSTON FOR AUGUST 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 JULY 1948 AT OR NEAR THE LIVINGSTON AIRPORT.

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

... MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       1.16     1.11       +0.05      33RD WETTEST OUT OF 69 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 3.90 IN 1979)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 1.25 IN 2015)

... AUGUST 2016 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

NONE

NOTE: SINCE THE LATE 1990S...LIVINGSTON BECAME AN AUTOMATED AND UNATTENDED
WEATHER STATION. PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS IN THE WINTER MAY BE UNDERESTIMATED.

... AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       65.9      65.6      +0.3      28TH COLDEST OUT OF 69 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 60.2 IN 1993)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 65.1 IN 2010)

... AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       84.9      84.0      +0.9      26TH WARMEST OUT OF 69 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 91.0 IN 2000)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 85.1 IN 2015)

... AUGUST 2016 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

98 ON AUGUST  2 (TIED RECORD IN 1966)
95 ON AUGUST 17 (TIED RECORD IN 1996)

... AUGUST 2016 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

... AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

AUGUST       46.9      47.2      -0.3      10TH COLDEST OUT OF 69 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 43.4 IN 2002)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 46.2 IN 2006)

... AUGUST 2016 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

... AUGUST 2016 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

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