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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
541 AM MDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE LIVINGSTON MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            62   03/30
LOWEST              4   03/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.5              47.5    -1.0
AVG. MINIMUM     24.3              23.7     0.6
MEAN             35.4              35.6    -0.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2
DAYS MIN <= 32     27
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.91              0.84    0.07
DAYS >= .01        10
DAYS >= .10         3
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.18   03/24 TO 03/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     907               911      -4
 SINCE 7/1       6227              6259     -32
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              14.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/200    DATE  03/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/210    DATE  03/08

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      1

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

&&

...MARCH 2018 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR LIVINGSTON...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR LIVINGSTON FOR MARCH 2018. 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 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   2018 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        0.91     0.84       +0.07      28TH WETTEST OUT OF 70 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 2.21 IN 1967)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 1.21 IN 2017)

... MARCH 2018 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   2018 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        35.4      35.6      -0.2      TIED FOR THE 32ND WARMEST OUT OF 70 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 45.2 IN 2015)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 41.6 IN 2017)

... AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2018 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        46.5      47.5      -1.0      31ST WARMEST OUT OF 70 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 58.2 IN 2015)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 53.2 IN 2017)

... MARCH 2018 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

... MARCH 2018 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

19 ON MARCH 31 (OLD RECORD 24 IN 1975)

... AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2018 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        24.3      23.7      +0.6      TIED FOR THE 33RD WARMEST OUT OF 70 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 32.7 IN 1986)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 29.9 IN 2017)

... MARCH 2018 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

... MARCH 2018 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

4 ON MARCH 31 (OLD RECORD 8 IN 2008)

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