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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1029 AM MST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE BILLINGS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1934 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   07/14/2002
 LOW              -38   02/15/1936
HIGHEST           100   07/24
LOWEST            -23   02/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.0              59.5    -1.5
AVG. MINIMUM     36.5              36.8    -0.3
MEAN             47.3              48.2    -0.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     28                      -0.4
DAYS MAX <= 32     52                      15.1
DAYS MIN <= 32    137                      -1.0
DAYS MIN <= 0      22                       8.5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        26.81   1978
 MINIMUM         6.86   2012
TOTALS          14.03             13.66    0.37
DAYS >= .01       102                       5.5
DAYS >= .10        45                       6.9
DAYS >= .50         4                      -1.2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                      -0.9
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.91   04/26 TO 04/27
 STORM TOTAL     0.92
 (MM/DD(HH))  04/27(00) TO 04/27(23)

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          127.9   1955
TOTALS           90.1              55.0    35.1
DAYS >= TRACE      83              38.7    44.3
DAYS >= 1.0        30              17.4    12.6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        15   03/02
 24 HR TOTAL      8.8   02/22 TO 02/23
 STORM TOTAL     16.5
 (MM/DD(HH))  02/22(00) TO 02/25(23)

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6924              6781     143

 SINCE 7/1       2683              2821    -138

COOLING TOTAL     618               637     -19

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/04/1962
 LATEST       06/13/1969
EARLIEST                        10/04
LATEST                          05/07
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   5/265
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    56/310    DATE  05/26
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    75/300    DATE  05/26


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             45     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN               11     RAIN                      21
LIGHT RAIN               93     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       8
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                      23
LIGHT SNOW               71     SLEET                      6
FOG                      97     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     16
HAZE                     28

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

$$


...2014 YEAR IN REVIEW FOR BILLINGS...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE...PRECIPITATION...AND WIND
STATISTICS FOR BILLINGS FOR 2014. 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 AUGUST 1934 AT THE BILLINGS AIRPORT. ANNUAL RANKINGS
FOR PRECIPITATION...SNOWFALL...AND TEMPERATURES USE A PERIOD OF
RECORD THAT STARTED IN 1935. MONTHLY AND ANNUAL RANKINGS FOR WIND
USE A PERIOD OF RECORD THAT STARTED IN 1984.

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

...BILLINGS MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      1.02     0.48       +0.54      TIED FOR THE 17TH
WETTEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
(RECORD WETTEST WAS 2.35 IN 1972)
        (WETTEST SINCE 1.09 IN 2010)

FEBRUARY     2.06     0.48       +1.58      RECORD WETTEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                            (OLD RECORD WETTEST
WAS 1.77 IN 1978)

MARCH        1.32     1.06       +0.26      TIED FOR THE 25TH
WETTEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
(RECORD WETTEST WAS 2.70 IN 1954)
        (WETTEST SINCE 1.36 IN 2009)

APRIL        1.18     1.66       -0.48      TIED FOR THE 29TH DRIEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                            (RECORD
DRIEST WAS 0.06 IN 1962)
(DRIEST SINCE 1.02 IN 2013)

MAY          2.25     2.18       +0.07      TIED FOR THE 28TH
WETTEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
(RECORD WETTEST WAS 9.54 IN 2011)
        (WETTEST SINCE 4.28 IN 2013)

JUNE         1.75     2.12       -0.37      40TH WETTEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS
7.64 IN 1944)                                            (WETTEST
SINCE 5.10 IN 2010)

JULY         0.34     1.32       -0.98      15TH DRIEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS
T IN 2003)                                            (DRIEST SINCE
T IN 2003)

AUGUST       1.97     0.75       +1.22      6TH WETTEST OUT OF 81
YEARS                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS
3.50 IN 1965)                                            (WETTEST
SINCE 2.78 IN 2010)

SEPTEMBER    0.57     1.30       -0.73      19TH DRIEST OUT OF 81
YEARS                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS
T IN 2012)                                            (DRIEST SINCE
T IN 2012)

OCTOBER      0.16     1.18       -1.02      6TH DRIEST OUT OF 81
YEARS                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS
0.01 IN 1987)                                            (DRIEST
SINCE 0.12 IN 1999)

NOVEMBER     0.74     0.63       +0.11      31ST WETTEST OUT OF 81
YEARS                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS
2.34 IN 1978)                                            (WETTEST
SINCE 1.89 IN 2010)

DECEMBER     0.67     0.50       +0.17      32ND WETTEST OUT OF 81
YEARS                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS
2.00 IN 1973)                                            (WETTEST
SINCE 1.98 IN 2013)

YEAR        14.03    13.66       +0.37      40TH WETTEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS
26.81 IN 1978)                                            (WETTEST
SINCE 16.70 IN 2013)

...BILLINGS 2014 TOP 3 DAILY MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION...

1 - 0.81   APRIL 26 2 - 0.62   AUGUST 23 3 - 0.62   MARCH 30

ALL TIME DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORD...3.12 ON MAY 24 2011

...BILLINGS 2014 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

0.18 ON JANUARY  4 (OLD RECORD 0.15 IN 1977) 0.22 ON JANUARY 31 (OLD
RECORD 0.21 IN 1939) 0.30 ON MARCH 10 (OLD RECORD 0.21 IN 1940) 0.62
ON AUGUST 23 (OLD RECORD 0.31 IN 1951) 0.27 ON DECEMBER 14 (OLD
RECORD 0.23 IN 1989)

...BILLINGS MONTHLY SNOWFALL...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      18.2       8.4       +9.8      TIED FOR THE 11TH
SNOWIEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
(RECORD SNOWIEST WAS 27.7 IN 1963)
         (SNOWIEST SINCE 18.2 IN 2010)

FEBRUARY     37.0       6.2      +30.8      RECORD SNOWIEST OUT OF
80 YEARS                                            (OLD RECORD
SNOWIEST WAS 22.4 IN 1978)

MARCH        10.6      10.2       +0.4      TIED FOR THE 33RD
SNOWIEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
(RECORD SNOWIEST WAS 27.6 IN 1935)
         (SNOWIEST SINCE 16.9 IN 2009)

APRIL         0.6       8.3       -7.7      TIED FOR THE 14TH LEAST
SNOWIEST OUT OF 80 YEARS
(RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.0 TIED IN 1949)
                   (LEAST SNOWIEST SINCE 0.4 IN 2012)

MAY           2.1       2.0       +0.1      18TH SNOWIEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                            (RECORD SNOWIEST
WAS 15.6 IN 1981)
(SNOWIEST SINCE 3.5 IN 2012)

JUNE            T       0.0         +T      NOT DETERMINED

JULY          0.0       0.0        0.0      NOT DETERMINED

AUGUST        0.0       0.0        0.0      NOT DETERMINED

SEPTEMBER       T       1.1       -1.1      TIED FOR THE 17TH
SNOWIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
(RECORD SNOWIEST WAS 9.3 IN 1984)
        (SNOWIEST SINCE T IN 2013)

OCTOBER         T       4.1       -4.1      TIED FOR THE 7TH LEAST
SNOWIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
(RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.0 TIED IN 2011)
                   (LEAST SNOWIEST SINCE 0.0 IN 2011)

NOVEMBER     13.2       6.5       +6.7      11TH SNOWIEST OUT OF 81
YEARS                                            (RECORD SNOWIEST
WAS 25.2 IN 1978)
(SNOWIEST SINCE 23.3 IN 2010)

DECEMBER      8.4       8.2       +0.2      TIED FOR THE 35TH
SNOWIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
(RECORD SNOWIEST WAS 28.8 IN 1955)
         (SNOWIEST SINCE 23.9 IN 2013)

YEAR         90.1      55.0      +35.1      6TH SNOWIEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                            (RECORD SNOWIEST
WAS 127.9 IN 1955)
(SNOWIEST SINCE 96.4 IN 1996)

...BILLINGS 2014 TOP 3 DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL...

1 - 8.8   FEBRUARY 23 2 - 7.3   FEBRUARY 28 3 - 6.2   NOVEMBER 26

ALL TIME DAILY SNOWFALL RECORD...23.7 ON APRIL  4 1955

...BILLINGS 2014 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS...

5.0 ON JANUARY  1 (TIED RECORD IN 1943) 3.8 ON JANUARY  4 (OLD
RECORD 1.9 IN 1977) 5.2 ON JANUARY 30 (OLD RECORD 3.9 IN 1974) 8.8
ON FEBRUARY 23 (OLD RECORD 8.5 IN 1947) 7.3 ON FEBRUARY 28 (OLD
RECORD 3.3 IN 1953) 2.7 ON MARCH 10 (OLD RECORD 1.8 IN 1950) T ON
JUNE  4 (TIED RECORD IN 1993) T ON JUNE 14 (TIED RECORD IN 1970) 6.2
ON NOVEMBER 26 (OLD RECORD 3.5 IN 1955) 4.4 ON NOVEMBER 29 (OLD
RECORD 4.0 IN 1942)

...BILLINGS AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      30.5      27.1      +3.4      TIED FOR THE 16TH WARMEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                           (RECORD
WARMEST WAS 38.0 IN 2006)
(WARMEST SINCE 30.5 IN 2012)

FEBRUARY     18.7      30.4     -11.7      TIED FOR THE 6TH COLDEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                           (RECORD
COLDEST WAS 2.7 IN 1936)
(COLDEST SINCE 13.4 IN 1989)

MARCH        33.6      37.7      -4.1      26TH COLDEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS
21.4 IN 1965)                                           (COLDEST
SINCE 24.7 IN 2002)

APRIL        46.7      46.2      +0.5      30TH WARMEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS
54.6 IN 1980)                                           (WARMEST
SINCE 50.4 IN 2012)

MAY          55.7      55.6      +0.1      36TH WARMEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS
64.7 IN 1936)                                           (WARMEST
SINCE 57.4 IN 2013)

JUNE         62.4      64.7      -2.3      TIED FOR THE 24TH COLDEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                           (RECORD
COLDEST WAS 56.9 IN 1951)
(COLDEST SINCE 62.4 IN 2011)

JULY         74.5      72.8      +1.7      TIED FOR THE 24TH WARMEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                           (RECORD
WARMEST WAS 81.0 IN 1936)
(WARMEST SINCE 78.3 IN 2012)

AUGUST       70.2      71.5      -1.3      TIED FOR THE 31ST COLDEST
OUT OF 81 YEARS                                           (RECORD
COLDEST WAS 64.8 IN 1974)
(COLDEST SINCE 70.2 IN 2009)

SEPTEMBER    60.6      60.3      +0.3      TIED FOR THE 35TH WARMEST
OUT OF 81 YEARS                                           (RECORD
WARMEST WAS 67.2 IN 1938)
(WARMEST SINCE 64.4 IN 2013)

OCTOBER      54.0      48.2      +5.8      6TH WARMEST OUT OF 81
YEARS                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS
54.8 IN 1963)                                           (WARMEST
SINCE 54.4 IN 1965)

NOVEMBER     30.6      35.8      -5.2      TIED FOR THE 9TH COLDEST
OUT OF 81 YEARS                                           (RECORD
COLDEST WAS 15.2 IN 1985)
(COLDEST SINCE 30.3 IN 2010)

DECEMBER     30.0      26.5      +3.5      TIED FOR THE 32ND WARMEST
OUT OF 81 YEARS                                           (RECORD
WARMEST WAS 37.3 IN 1957)
(WARMEST SINCE 30.8 IN 2011)

YEAR         47.5      48.2      -0.7      TIED FOR THE 34TH COLDEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                           (RECORD
COLDEST WAS 42.8 IN 1978)
(COLDEST SINCE 47.5 IN 2011)

...BILLINGS AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      39.2      36.4      +2.8      TIED FOR THE 19TH WARMEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                           (RECORD
WARMEST WAS 47.3 IN 2006)
(WARMEST SINCE 40.7 IN 2012)

FEBRUARY     26.5      40.2     -13.7      4TH COLDEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS
12.3 IN 1936)                                           (COLDEST
SINCE 21.6 IN 1989)

MARCH        42.8      48.6      -5.8      23RD COLDEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS
31.0 IN 1965)                                           (COLDEST
SINCE 34.8 IN 2002)

APRIL        58.2      57.6      +0.6      30TH WARMEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS
69.0 IN 1987)                                           (WARMEST
SINCE 62.4 IN 2012)

MAY          66.6      67.5      -0.9      39TH COLDEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS
58.4 IN 2011)                                           (COLDEST
SINCE 58.4 IN 2011)

JUNE         73.5      77.2      -3.7      22ND COLDEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS
67.8 IN 1945)                                           (COLDEST
SINCE 73.4 IN 2009)

JULY         88.6      86.8      +1.8      29TH WARMEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS
96.3 IN 1936)                                           (WARMEST
SINCE 93.3 IN 2012)

AUGUST       82.2      85.7      -3.5      19TH COLDEST OUT OF 81
YEARS                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS
77.3 IN 1974)                                           (COLDEST
SINCE 82.1 IN 2004)

SEPTEMBER    73.1      73.1       0.0      40TH WARMEST OUT OF 81
YEARS                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS
82.4 IN 1938)                                           (WARMEST
SINCE 76.2 IN 2013)

OCTOBER      66.9      59.4      +7.5      5TH WARMEST OUT OF 81
YEARS                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS
68.0 IN 1953)                                           (WARMEST
SINCE 67.7 IN 1965)

NOVEMBER     40.6      45.3      -4.7      TIED FOR THE 11TH COLDEST
OUT OF 81 YEARS                                           (RECORD
COLDEST WAS 23.0 IN 1985)
(COLDEST SINCE 39.2 IN 2010)

DECEMBER     37.6      35.2      +2.4      37TH WARMEST OUT OF 81
YEARS                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS
48.9 IN 1939)                                           (WARMEST
SINCE 39.2 IN 2011)

YEAR         58.2      59.5      -1.3      28TH COLDEST OUT OF 80
YEARS                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS
53.3 IN 1978)                                           (COLDEST
SINCE 58.1 IN 2010)

...BILLINGS 2014 TOP 3 WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

1 - 100   JULY 24 2 - 98   AUGUST 12 3 - 97   JULY 19

ALL TIME RECORD WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE...108 ON JULY 14 2002

...BILLINGS 2014 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE
RECORDS...

92 ON SEPTEMBER 25 (OLD RECORD 91 IN 2001) 61 ON NOVEMBER 28 (OLD
RECORD 57 IN 1935) 60 ON DECEMBER 13 (OLD RECORD 59 IN 1988)

...BILLINGS 2014 TOP 3 COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

1 - -4   MARCH  2 2 - -3   MARCH  1 3 - -3   FEBRUARY  6

ALL TIME RECORD COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE...-21 ON JANUARY 26
1972

...BILLINGS 2014 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE
RECORDS...

-3 ON FEBRUARY  5 (OLD RECORD 0 IN 1936)
-3 ON MARCH  1 (OLD RECORD 1 IN 1989)
-4 ON MARCH  2 (OLD RECORD -2 IN 1960) 45 ON SEPTEMBER 10 (OLD
RECORD 49 IN 1989) 44 ON SEPTEMBER 11 (OLD RECORD 45 IN 1949)

...BILLINGS AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      21.7      17.8      +3.9      TIED FOR THE 14TH WARMEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                           (RECORD
WARMEST WAS 28.6 IN 2006)
(WARMEST SINCE 28.6 IN 2006)

FEBRUARY     10.9      20.6      -9.7      TIED FOR THE 9TH COLDEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                           (RECORD
COLDEST WAS -7.0 IN 1936)
(COLDEST SINCE 10.9 IN 2011)

MARCH        24.3      26.9      -2.6      TIED FOR THE 33RD COLDEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                           (RECORD
COLDEST WAS 11.7 IN 1965)
(COLDEST SINCE 22.7 IN 2009)

APRIL        35.2      34.7      +0.5      TIED FOR THE 27TH WARMEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                           (RECORD
WARMEST WAS 40.8 IN 1980)
(WARMEST SINCE 38.3 IN 2012)

MAY          44.8      43.6      +1.2      TIED FOR THE 23RD WARMEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                           (RECORD
WARMEST WAS 49.7 IN 1958)
(WARMEST SINCE 46.2 IN 2013)

JUNE         51.2      52.1      -0.9      TIED FOR THE 35TH COLDEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                           (RECORD
COLDEST WAS 45.3 IN 1951)
(COLDEST SINCE 50.4 IN 2011)

JULY         60.4      58.8      +1.6      TIED FOR THE 20TH WARMEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                           (RECORD
WARMEST WAS 65.7 IN 1936)
(WARMEST SINCE 63.3 IN 2012)

AUGUST       58.1      57.3      +0.8      TIED FOR THE 24TH WARMEST
OUT OF 81 YEARS                                           (RECORD
WARMEST WAS 63.3 IN 1983)
(WARMEST SINCE 61.1 IN 2013)

SEPTEMBER    48.0      47.5      +0.5      TIED FOR THE 29TH WARMEST
OUT OF 81 YEARS                                           (RECORD
WARMEST WAS 53.8 IN 1940)
(WARMEST SINCE 52.6 IN 2013)

OCTOBER      41.1      37.1      +4.0      TIED FOR THE 12TH WARMEST
OUT OF 81 YEARS                                           (RECORD
WARMEST WAS 43.5 IN 1983)
(WARMEST SINCE 41.8 IN 2011)

NOVEMBER     20.5      26.3      -5.8      TIED FOR THE 7TH COLDEST
OUT OF 81 YEARS                                           (RECORD
COLDEST WAS 7.3 IN 1985)
(COLDEST SINCE 18.4 IN 2000)

DECEMBER     22.3      17.8      +4.5      TIED FOR THE 25TH WARMEST
OUT OF 81 YEARS                                           (RECORD
WARMEST WAS 28.0 IN 1957)
(WARMEST SINCE 22.4 IN 2011)

YEAR         36.7      36.8      -0.1      TIED FOR THE 29TH WARMEST
OUT OF 80 YEARS                                           (RECORD
WARMEST WAS 38.9 IN 2012)
(WARMEST SINCE 37.2 IN 2013)

...BILLINGS 2014 TOP 3 WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...

1 - 69   AUGUST 13 2 - 68   JULY 10 3 - 66   JULY 29

ALL TIME RECORD WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE...76 ON JUNE 28 1936

...BILLINGS 2014 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE
RECORDS...

46 ON MARCH  9 (OLD RECORD 41 IN 2012) 62 ON SEPTEMBER 18 (TIED
RECORD IN 2009) 58 ON SEPTEMBER 19 (TIED RECORD IN 1984) 44 ON
DECEMBER 12 (OLD RECORD 39 IN 1966) 40 ON DECEMBER 13 (OLD RECORD 39
IN 1966)

...BILLINGS 2014 TOP 3 COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...

1 - -23   FEBRUARY  6 2 - -21   MARCH  2 3 - -19   FEBRUARY  5

ALL TIME RECORD COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE...-38 ON FEBRUARY 15
1936

...BILLINGS 2014 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE
RECORDS...

-19 ON FEBRUARY  5 (TIED RECORD IN 1989)
-23 ON FEBRUARY  6 (OLD RECORD -12 IN 1936)
-18 ON MARCH  1 (OLD RECORD -10 IN 1960)
-21 ON MARCH  2 (OLD RECORD -17 IN 1960) 30 ON SEPTEMBER 12 (TIED
RECORD IN 1970)

...BILLINGS MONTHLY WIND AVERAGES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      16.6      13.2       +3.4      2ND WINDIEST OUT OF 65
YEARS                                            (RECORD WINDIEST
WAS 17.7 IN 1962)
(WINDIEST SINCE 17.7 IN 1962)

FEBRUARY     13.7      11.9       +1.8      TIED FOR THE 17TH
WINDIEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
(RECORD WINDIEST WAS 15.9 IN 1976)
         (WINDIEST SINCE 14.3 IN 2011)

MARCH        12.3      10.8       +1.5      13TH WINDIEST OUT OF 65
YEARS                                            (RECORD WINDIEST
WAS 14.2 IN 1955)
(WINDIEST SINCE 12.6 IN 2012)

APRIL        12.1      10.5       +1.6      TIED FOR THE 19TH
WINDIEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
(RECORD WINDIEST WAS 13.5 TIED IN 1955)
              (WINDIEST SINCE 12.1 IN 1996)

MAY           8.8       9.9       -1.1      2ND LEAST WINDIEST OUT
OF 65 YEARS                                            (RECORD LEAST
WINDIEST WAS 8.6 IN 1991)
(LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 8.6 IN 1991)

JUNE          9.6       9.5       +0.1      30TH LEAST WINDIEST OUT
OF 65 YEARS                                            (RECORD LEAST
WINDIEST WAS 7.7 IN 1983)
(LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 9.4 IN 2013)

JULY          8.4       8.9       -0.5      TIED FOR THE 5TH LEAST
WINDIEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
(RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 7.6 IN 2011)
              (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 7.6 IN 2011)

AUGUST        8.6       9.0       -0.4      TIED FOR THE 11TH LEAST
WINDIEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
(RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 7.7 IN 1989)
              (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 8.2 IN 2013)

SEPTEMBER     9.3       9.5       -0.2      TIED FOR THE 21ST LEAST
WINDIEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
(RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 7.7 IN 2008)
              (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 9.3 IN 2013)

OCTOBER      11.2      10.4       +0.8      TIED FOR THE 28TH
WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
(RECORD WINDIEST WAS 13.7 IN 1961)
         (WINDIEST SINCE 11.6 IN 2013)

NOVEMBER     12.4      11.8       +0.6      TIED FOR THE 26TH
WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
(RECORD WINDIEST WAS 15.5 IN 2002)
         (WINDIEST SINCE 13.2 IN 2011)

DECEMBER     12.7      12.9       -0.2      26TH LEAST WINDIEST OUT
OF 66 YEARS                                            (RECORD LEAST
WINDIEST WAS 10.3 IN 1983)
 (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 11.2 IN 2012)

YEAR         11.3      10.7       +0.6      NOT AVAILABLE OUT OF 1
YEARS                                            (RECORD WINDIEST
WAS 12.8 IN 1949)
(WINDIEST SINCE 11.5 IN 2002)

...BILLINGS 2014 TOP 3 DAILY MAXIMUM AVERAGE WIND...

1 - 33.0   JANUARY 13 2 - 28.1   DECEMBER 31 3 - 25.4   JANUARY  6

ALL TIME DAILY MAXIMUM AVERAGE WIND RECORD...33.0 ON JANUARY 13 2014

...BILLINGS 2014 TOP 3 DAILY MINIMUM AVERAGE WIND...

1 - 3.7   OCTOBER 31 2 - 3.9   FEBRUARY  5 3 - 4.0   JANUARY 27

ALL TIME DAILY MINIMUM AVERAGE WIND RECORD...0.0 ON NOVEMBER 27 1999

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