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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
552 AM MDT TUE MAY 1 2018

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...THE SHERIDAN WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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            84   04/28
LOWEST              3   04/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.8              57.4    -1.6
AVG. MINIMUM     26.7              29.8    -3.1
MEAN             41.2              43.6    -2.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 32     20
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.83              1.60    0.23
DAYS >= .01         9
DAYS >= .10         6
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.51   04/30 TO 04/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     704               642      62
 SINCE 7/1       7448              7101     347
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/320    DATE  04/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/320    DATE  04/07

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

&&

...APRIL 2018 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR SHERIDAN...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR SHERIDAN FOR APRIL 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

APRIL        1.83     1.60       +0.23      TIED FOR THE 49TH WETTEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 5.52 IN 1925)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 4.60 IN 2017)

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

NONE

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2018 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

APRIL        41.3      43.6      -2.3      TIED FOR THE 31ST COLDEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 36.4 IN 1920)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 37.7 IN 2013)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2018 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

APRIL        55.8      57.4      -1.6      48TH COLDEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 46.0 IN 1920)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 50.7 IN 2013)

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

NONE

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

25 ON APRIL  6 (TIED RECORD IN 1923)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2018 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

APRIL        26.7      29.8      -3.1      TIED FOR THE 8TH COLDEST OUT OF 111 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 24.4 IN 2008)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 24.7 IN 2013)

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

NONE

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

NONE

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