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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
905 AM MST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE LIVINGSTON MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            61   02/16
LOWEST            -20   02/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.2              39.8     1.4
AVG. MINIMUM     19.3              18.3     1.0
MEAN             30.3              29.1     1.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9
DAYS MIN <= 32     24
DAYS MIN <= 0       3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.91              0.50    0.41
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         4
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.24   02/06 TO 02/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     966              1007     -41
 SINCE 7/1       5226              5348    -122
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              17.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    54/220    DATE  02/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    65/220    DATE  02/16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      8

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

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...FEBRUARY 2017 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR LIVINGSTON...

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

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

... MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     0.91     0.50       +0.41      7TH WETTEST OUT OF 69 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 1.76 IN 1986)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 0.97 IN 2007)

... FEBRUARY 2017 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   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     30.3      29.1      +1.2      34TH WARMEST OUT OF 69 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 40.9 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 39.8 IN 2016)

... AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     41.3      39.8      +1.5      26TH WARMEST OUT OF 69 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 51.2 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 50.5 IN 2016)

... FEBRUARY 2017 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

59 ON FEBRUARY 15 (OLD RECORD 58 IN 1951)

... FEBRUARY 2017 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

... AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     19.3      18.3      +1.0      31ST COLDEST OUT OF 69 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 4.2 IN 1989)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 9.2 IN 2014)

... FEBRUARY 2017 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

... FEBRUARY 2017 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

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