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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
544 AM MST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE LIVINGSTON MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   08/05/1961
 LOW              -41   12/24/1983
HIGHEST           101   08/16
LOWEST            -24   12/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.7              58.1     1.6
AVG. MINIMUM     33.6              31.5     2.1
MEAN             46.6              44.8     1.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     45                      26.6
DAYS MAX <= 32     35                      -0.1
DAYS MIN <= 32    157                     -15.8
DAYS MIN <= 0      13                      -2.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.29   2009
 MINIMUM         8.62   2012
TOTALS          12.08             14.81   -2.73
DAYS >= .01       113                       9.7
DAYS >= .10        38                      -4.0
DAYS >= .50         5                      -1.2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                      -1.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.97   07/06 TO 07/06

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    7080              7603    -523
 SINCE 7/1       2955              3165    -210
COOLING TOTAL     495               229     266

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/17/2002
 LATEST       06/29/1968
EARLIEST         10/03          09/13
LATEST           05/15          05/28
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              14.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    63/210    DATE  12/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    78/220    DATE  12/10


WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      28
LIGHT RAIN               91     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                7     SNOW                      23
LIGHT SNOW               70     SLEET                      0
FOG                      74     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     15
HAZE                     42

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

&&

...2013 YEAR IN REVIEW FOR LIVINGSTON...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR LIVINGSTON FOR 2013. ALL TEMPERATURES ARE IN DEGREES
FAHRENHEIT AND ALL PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ARE IN INCHES. NORMALS
ARE 30 YEAR AVERAGES CALCULATED FROM 1981 TO 2010. MONTHLY AND ANNUAL
RANKINGS FOR PRECIPITATION...SNOWFALL...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   2013 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      0.11     0.49       -0.38      TIED FOR THE 10TH DRIEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.01 TIED IN 2009)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.01 IN 2009)

FEBRUARY     0.43     0.50       -0.07      29TH WETTEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 1.76 IN 1986)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 0.97 IN 2007)

MARCH        0.22     0.84       -0.62      3RD DRIEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.13 IN 2002)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.13 IN 2002)

APRIL        0.45     1.77       -1.32      3RD DRIEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.23 IN 1980)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.29 IN 1985)

MAY          2.88     2.66       +0.22      TIED FOR THE 26TH WETTEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 6.48 IN 1981)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 5.19 IN 2011)

JUNE         1.70     2.39       -0.69      17TH DRIEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.54 IN 1974)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 1.16 IN 2012)

JULY         1.29     1.47       -0.18      TIED FOR THE 27TH WETTEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 4.39 IN 1993)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 2.30 IN 2009)

AUGUST       0.40     1.11       -0.71      8TH DRIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.06 IN 2001)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.15 IN 2012)

SEPTEMBER    2.31     1.21       +1.10      12TH WETTEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 3.67 IN 1949)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 2.56 IN 1986)

OCTOBER      1.15     1.26       -0.11      TIED FOR THE 29TH WETTEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 3.47 IN 1975)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 1.39 IN 2009)

NOVEMBER     0.36     0.59       -0.23      TIED FOR THE 20TH DRIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.06 IN 1954)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.09 IN 2004)

DECEMBER     0.60*    0.52       +0.08      20TH WETTEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 2.01 IN 1955)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 1.07 IN 2003)

YEAR        11.90*   14.81       -2.91      16TH DRIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 5.39 IN 1948)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 9.18 IN 2012)

... 2013 TOP 3 DAILY MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION...

1 - 0.97   JULY  6
2 - 0.86   MAY 19
3 - 0.63   MAY 29

ALL TIME DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORD...2.90 ON JUNE 16 1992

... 2013 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

0.12 ON FEBRUARY 23 (OLD RECORD 0.10 IN 2002)
0.86 ON MAY 19 (OLD RECORD 0.52 IN 1991)
0.53 ON SEPTEMBER 14 (OLD RECORD 0.38 IN 1986)

NOTE: SINCE THE LATE 1990S...LIVINGSTON BECAME AN AUTOMATED AND UNATTENDED
WEATHER STATION. PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS IN THE WINTER MAY BE UNDERESTIMATED.

... AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2013 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      29.6      27.0      +2.6      TIED FOR THE 20TH WARMEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 37.5 IN 1986)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 32.2 IN 2012)

FEBRUARY     31.8      29.1      +2.7      TIED FOR THE 21ST WARMEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 40.9 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 33.1 IN 2009)

MARCH        36.2      35.6      +0.6      TIED FOR THE 24TH WARMEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 44.5 IN 1986)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 43.9 IN 2012)

APRIL        40.1      42.1      -2.0      16TH COLDEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 33.7 IN 1975)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 39.4 IN 2011)

MAY          53.8      50.6      +3.2      13TH WARMEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 60.0 IN 1958)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 55.5 IN 2000)

JUNE         61.6      58.7      +2.9      TIED FOR THE 16TH WARMEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 68.4 IN 1988)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 62.4 IN 2012)

JULY         70.7      66.9      +3.8      TIED FOR THE 10TH WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 74.0 IN 2007)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 73.0 IN 2012)

AUGUST       71.3      65.6      +5.7      TIED FOR THE 4TH WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 71.6 IN 2000)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 71.6 IN 2000)

SEPTEMBER    60.9      55.8      +5.1      TIED FOR THE 9TH WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 64.2 IN 1998)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 61.0 IN 2011)

OCTOBER      42.9      45.1      -2.2      TIED FOR THE 11TH COLDEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 37.0 IN 1969)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 37.9 IN 2009)

NOVEMBER     36.3      34.0      +2.3      25TH WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 49.0 IN 1999)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 39.9 IN 2012)

DECEMBER     24.0      26.1      -2.1      14TH COLDEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 12.2 IN 1983)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 18.4 IN 2009)

YEAR         46.7      44.8      +1.9      TIED FOR THE 16TH WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 49.6 IN 1999)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 48.3 IN 2012)

... AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2013 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      37.9      36.9      +1.0      22ND WARMEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 48.2 IN 1981)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 42.4 IN 2012)

FEBRUARY     40.3      39.8      +0.5      27TH WARMEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 51.2 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 43.3 IN 2009)

MARCH        49.7      47.5      +2.2      16TH WARMEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 56.2 IN 1986)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 55.7 IN 2012)

APRIL        53.3      55.0      -1.7      TIED FOR THE 29TH COLDEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 41.9 IN 1975)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 50.2 IN 2011)

MAY          67.2      64.6      +2.6      17TH WARMEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 74.9 IN 1958)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 68.5 IN 2009)

JUNE         78.4      73.4      +5.0      TIED FOR THE 7TH WARMEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 85.6 IN 1988)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 79.3 IN 2012)

JULY         89.3      84.6      +4.7      9TH WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 93.2 IN 2007)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 92.8 IN 2012)

AUGUST       90.0      84.0      +6.0      2ND WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 91.0 IN 2000)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 91.0 IN 2000)

SEPTEMBER    75.0      72.1      +2.9      18TH WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 81.6 IN 1998)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 80.7 IN 2012)

OCTOBER      54.5      58.5      -4.0      12TH COLDEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 45.8 IN 1969)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 47.7 IN 2009)

NOVEMBER     47.8      44.0      +3.8      TIED FOR THE 18TH WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 60.5 IN 1999)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 49.7 IN 2012)

DECEMBER     32.3      35.5      -3.2      13TH COLDEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 21.4 IN 1983)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 28.0 IN 2009)

YEAR         59.8      58.1      +1.7      TIED FOR THE 11TH WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 63.2 IN 1999)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 62.3 IN 2012)

... 2013 TOP 3 WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

1 - 101   AUGUST 16
2 - 98   JULY  2
3 - 97   AUGUST 19

ALL TIME RECORD WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE...105 ON AUGUST  5 1961

... 2013 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

56 ON JANUARY 26 (OLD RECORD 54 IN 2005)
70 ON MARCH 14 (OLD RECORD 68 IN 1999)
87 ON MAY 12 (TIED RECORD IN 1960)
91 ON MAY 13 (OLD RECORD 88 IN 2001)
98 ON JULY  2 (OLD RECORD 96 IN 1985)
97 ON AUGUST 15 (TIED RECORD IN 2003)
101 ON AUGUST 16 (OLD RECORD 95 IN 1966)
95 ON AUGUST 17 (TIED RECORD IN 1996)
96 ON AUGUST 18 (TIED RECORD IN 1948)

... 2013 TOP 3 COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

1 - -10   DECEMBER  7
2 - -7   DECEMBER  6
3 - 0   DECEMBER  5

ALL TIME RECORD COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE...-26 ON FEBRUARY  3 1989

... 2013 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

33 ON APRIL 22 (OLD RECORD 34 IN 1956)

... AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2013 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      21.3      17.2      +4.1      21ST WARMEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 28.8 IN 1986)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 22.0 IN 2012)

FEBRUARY     23.3      18.3      +5.0      TIED FOR THE 18TH WARMEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 30.6 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 23.8 IN 2000)

MARCH        22.7      23.7      -1.0      TIED FOR THE 26TH COLDEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 10.3 IN 1965)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 19.8 IN 2009)

APRIL        26.8      29.1      -2.3      TIED FOR THE 6TH COLDEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 25.4 IN 1975)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 26.6 IN 2008)

MAY          40.3      36.6      +3.7      TIED FOR THE 12TH WARMEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 45.1 IN 1958)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 42.5 IN 2000)

JUNE         44.7      44.0      +0.7      24TH COLDEST OUT OF 65 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 40.9 IN 1951)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 43.0 IN 2011)

JULY         52.1      49.2      +2.9      TIED FOR THE 23RD WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 55.6 IN 1975)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 53.1 IN 2012)

AUGUST       52.6      47.2      +5.4      7TH WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 54.3 IN 1983)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 52.8 IN 1999)

SEPTEMBER    46.7      39.4      +7.3      3RD WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 47.3 IN 1963)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 46.8 IN 1998)

OCTOBER      31.2      31.6      -0.4      8TH COLDEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 25.5 IN 2002)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 28.1 IN 2009)

NOVEMBER     24.8      23.9      +0.9      29TH COLDEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 10.1 IN 1985)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 24.0 IN 2011)

DECEMBER     15.7      16.7      -1.0      TIED FOR THE 15TH COLDEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 2.9 IN 1983)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 8.7 IN 2009)

YEAR         33.6      31.5      +2.1      TIED FOR THE 23RD WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 35.9 IN 1999)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 34.2 IN 2012)

... 2013 TOP 3 WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...

1 - 61   AUGUST 26
2 - 61   AUGUST 24
3 - 61   AUGUST 23

ALL TIME RECORD WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE...73 ON AUGUST 10 2000

... 2013 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

50 ON APRIL 28 (TIED RECORD IN 1951)
60 ON SEPTEMBER  4 (TIED RECORD IN 1995)

... 2013 TOP 3 COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...

1 - -24   DECEMBER  7
2 - -17   DECEMBER  6
3 - -17   DECEMBER  5

ALL TIME RECORD COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE...-41 ON DECEMBER 24 1983

... 2013 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

8 ON APRIL 10 (OLD RECORD 14 IN 1997)
14 ON APRIL 18 (TIED RECORD IN 1953)
12 ON APRIL 22 (OLD RECORD 18 IN 1970)
12 ON APRIL 23 (OLD RECORD 19 IN 1967)
35 ON JUNE 21 (TIED RECORD IN 1953)
-12 ON NOVEMBER 21 (TIED RECORD IN 1977)
-24 ON DECEMBER  7 (OLD RECORD -21 IN 1972)

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