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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
440 AM MDT SAT NOV 1 2014

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...THE LIVINGSTON MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            78   10/20
                        10/08
LOWEST             22   10/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.4              58.5     7.9
AVG. MINIMUM     37.0              31.6     5.4
MEAN             51.7              45.1     6.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0
DAYS MIN <= 32     10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.29              1.26   -0.97
DAYS >= .01         3
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.23   10/11 TO 10/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     405               619    -214
 SINCE 7/1        718              1028    -310
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1
 SINCE 1/1        321               230      91
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              15.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/220    DATE  10/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    65/220    DATE  10/14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     49

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      0

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

&&

...OCTOBER 2014 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR LIVINGSTON...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR LIVINGSTON FOR OCTOBER 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 JULY 1948 AT OR NEAR THE LIVINGSTON AIRPORT.

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

... MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

OCTOBER      0.29     1.26       -0.97      6TH DRIEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS T IN 1987)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.28 IN 2002)

... OCTOBER 2014 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   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

OCTOBER      51.7      45.1      +6.6      6TH WARMEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 52.6 IN 1988)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 52.2 IN 1999)

... AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

OCTOBER      66.4      58.5      +7.9      4TH WARMEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 68.0 IN 1999)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 68.0 IN 1999)

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

78 ON OCTOBER 20 (TIED RECORD IN 1974)
74 ON OCTOBER 31 (OLD RECORD 70 IN 2012)

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

NONE

... AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

OCTOBER      37.0      31.6      +5.4      10TH WARMEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 38.8 IN 1953)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 38.2 IN 1988)

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

51 ON OCTOBER 23 (OLD RECORD 50 IN 1977)

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

NONE

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