Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
541 AM MDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE SHERIDAN WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1907 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            68   03/24
LOWEST              2   03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.2              48.4    -4.2
AVG. MINIMUM     20.5              22.0    -1.5
MEAN             32.4              35.2    -2.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3
DAYS MIN <= 32     30
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.50              0.98    0.52
DAYS >= .01        10
DAYS >= .10         7
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.31   03/28 TO 03/28

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1004               924      80
 SINCE 7/1       6744              6459     285
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/320    DATE  03/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/320    DATE  03/09

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      1

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

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...MARCH 2018 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR SHERIDAN...

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

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

...SHERIDAN MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2018 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        1.50     0.98       +0.52      26TH WETTEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 3.43 IN 2017)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 3.43 IN 2017)

...SHERIDAN MARCH 2018 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

NONE

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2018 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        32.4      35.2      -2.8      42ND COLDEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 17.6 IN 1912)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 31.6 IN 2009)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2018 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        44.2      48.4      -4.2      TIED FOR THE 37TH COLDEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 30.5 IN 1912)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 43.9 IN 2014)

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

NONE

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

NONE

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2018 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        20.5      22.0      -1.5      46TH COLDEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 4.6 IN 1912)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 17.3 IN 2009)

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

NONE

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

NONE

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