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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
500 AM MST THU DEC 1 2016

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...THE MILES CITY MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1937 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            73   11/09
LOWEST             21   11/19
                        11/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.0              43.2    11.8
AVG. MINIMUM     29.7              20.9     8.8
MEAN             42.3              32.0    10.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2
DAYS MIN <= 32     19
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS              TR             0.39   -0.39
DAYS >= .01         0
DAYS >= .10         0
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL       T   11/29 TO 11/29
                        10/31 TO 11/01
                        11/14 TO 11/15

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     673               988    -315
 SINCE 7/1       1315              1799    -484
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        873               730     143
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/310    DATE  11/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/310    DATE  11/28

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     59

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

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

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THIS IS AN AUTOMATED...UNATTENDED WEATHER STATION AND MAY
UNDERESTIMATE WINTER PRECIPITATION.

...NOVEMBER 2016 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR MILES CITY...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR MILES CITY FOR NOVEMBER 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 FEBRUARY 1937 AT THE MILES CITY AIRPORT.

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

...MILES CITY MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

NOVEMBER        T     0.39       -0.39      TIED FOR THE RECORD DRIEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                            (OLD RECORD DRIEST WAS T IN 2009)

...MILES CITY NOVEMBER 2016 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

NONE

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

...MILES CITY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

NOVEMBER     42.4      32.0     +10.4      2ND WARMEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 42.9 IN 1949)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 42.9 IN 1949)

...MILES CITY AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

NOVEMBER     55.0      43.2     +11.8      3RD WARMEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 55.6 TIED IN 1999)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 55.6 IN 1999)

...MILES CITY NOVEMBER 2016 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

73 ON NOVEMBER  9 (OLD RECORD 69 IN 2001)
68 ON NOVEMBER 11 (OLD RECORD 66 IN 1999)

...MILES CITY NOVEMBER 2016 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...MILES CITY AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2016 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

NOVEMBER     29.7      20.9      +8.8      2ND WARMEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 30.2 IN 1949)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 30.2 IN 1949)

...MILES CITY NOVEMBER 2016 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

45 ON NOVEMBER 15 (OLD RECORD 40 IN 1963)

...MILES CITY NOVEMBER 2016 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

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