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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
1211 PM MDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE LIVINGSTON MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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            67   03/25
LOWEST            -15R  03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.5              47.5    -4.0
AVG. MINIMUM     26.0              23.7     2.3
MEAN             34.8              35.6    -0.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3
DAYS MIN <= 32     21
DAYS MIN <= 0       2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.98              0.84    1.14
DAYS >= .01        11
DAYS >= .10         5
DAYS >= .50         1
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.93   03/10 TO 03/10

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     929               911      18
 SINCE 7/1       6172              6259     -87
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              18.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    58/220    DATE  03/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    73/210    DATE  03/09

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      4

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

&&

...MARCH 2014 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR LIVINGSTON...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR LIVINGSTON FOR MARCH 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

MARCH        1.98     0.84       +1.14      2ND WETTEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 2.21 IN 1967)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 2.21 IN 1967)

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

0.20 ON MARCH  6 (OLD RECORD 0.19 IN 1950)
0.93 ON MARCH 10 (OLD RECORD 0.56 IN 1954)

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

MARCH        34.8      35.6      -0.8      33RD COLDEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 22.0 IN 1965)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 34.7 IN 2011)

... AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        43.5      47.5      -4.0      26TH COLDEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 33.6 IN 1965)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 42.6 IN 2009)

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

NONE

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

-4 ON MARCH  1 (OLD RECORD -2 IN 1960)

... AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        26.0      23.7      +2.3      22ND WARMEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 32.7 IN 1986)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 32.0 IN 2012)

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

NONE

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

-14 ON MARCH  1 (OLD RECORD -13 IN 1960)

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