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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
506 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE LIVINGSTON MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            65   02/06
LOWEST            -13   02/22
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.1              39.8     5.3
AVG. MINIMUM     24.8              18.3     6.5
MEAN             35.0              29.1     5.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6
DAYS MIN <= 32     16
DAYS MIN <= 0       2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.65              0.50    0.15
DAYS >= .01         9
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.30   02/15 TO 02/16

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     833              1007    -174
 SINCE 7/1       4614              5348    -734
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              16.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    54/210    DATE  02/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    67/220    DATE  02/07

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

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...FEBRUARY 2015 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR LIVINGSTON...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR LIVINGSTON FOR FEBRUARY 2015. 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   2015 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     0.65     0.50       +0.15      15TH WETTEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 1.76 IN 1986)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 0.69 IN 2014)

... FEBRUARY 2015 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

0.27 ON FEBRUARY 15 (OLD RECORD 0.19 IN 1986)

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

... AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     35.0      29.1      +5.9      11TH WARMEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 40.9 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 37.3 IN 1999)

... AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     45.1      39.8      +5.3      TIED FOR THE 10TH WARMEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 51.2 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 45.5 IN 2005)

... FEBRUARY 2015 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

65 ON FEBRUARY  6 (OLD RECORD 61 IN 1963)
63 ON FEBRUARY 13 (TIED RECORD IN 1996)
64 ON FEBRUARY 14 (OLD RECORD 59 IN 1996)
57 ON FEBRUARY 18 (OLD RECORD 56 IN 1965)

... FEBRUARY 2015 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

... AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     24.8      18.3      +6.5      TIED FOR THE 13TH WARMEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 30.6 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 27.9 IN 1999)

... FEBRUARY 2015 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

42 ON FEBRUARY  5 (TIED RECORD IN 1963)
52 ON FEBRUARY  6 (OLD RECORD 41 IN 1963)
49 ON FEBRUARY  7 (OLD RECORD 45 IN 1996)
45 ON FEBRUARY 12 (OLD RECORD 41 IN 1991)
47 ON FEBRUARY 13 (OLD RECORD 40 IN 1979)

... FEBRUARY 2015 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

-13 ON FEBRUARY 22 (OLD RECORD -10 IN 1957)

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