Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
905 AM MST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE SHERIDAN WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1907 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            64   02/15
                        02/10
                        02/09
LOWEST            -22   02/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.3              39.0     3.3
AVG. MINIMUM     15.8              14.2     1.6
MEAN             29.1              26.6     2.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8
DAYS MIN <= 32     26
DAYS MIN <= 0       3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.66              0.54    0.12
DAYS >= .01         9
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.23   02/07 TO 02/07

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1001              1075     -74
 SINCE 7/1       5522              5535     -13
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    52/220    DATE  02/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/220    DATE  02/20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      7

-  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 SHERIDAN...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR SHERIDAN 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 MAY 1934 AT OR NEAR THE SHERIDAN AIRPORT.

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

...SHERIDAN MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     0.66     0.54       +0.12      TIED FOR THE 46TH WETTEST OUT OF 110 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 2.68 IN 1955)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 0.89 IN 2016)

...SHERIDAN FEBRUARY 2017 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

NONE

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     29.1      26.6      +2.5      33RD WARMEST OUT OF 110 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 38.7 IN 1954)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 36.9 IN 2016)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     42.3      39.0      +3.3      TIED FOR THE 28TH WARMEST OUT OF 110 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 53.2 IN 1954)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 50.2 IN 2016)

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

64 ON FEBRUARY 15 (OLD RECORD 63 IN 2011)

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

NONE

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2017 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

FEBRUARY     15.8      14.2      +1.6      TIED FOR THE 42ND WARMEST OUT OF 110 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 24.8 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 23.5 IN 2016)

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

NONE

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

NONE

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