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

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...THE SHERIDAN WY CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1907 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            67   03/29
LOWEST            -14   03/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     43.9              48.4    -4.5
AVG. MINIMUM     21.8              22.0    -0.2
MEAN             32.9              35.2    -2.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5
DAYS MIN <= 32     28
DAYS MIN <= 0       3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           1.69              0.98    0.71
DAYS >= .01        12
DAYS >= .10         7
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.35   03/11 TO 03/11

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     989               924      65
 SINCE 7/1       6739              6459     280
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
.................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/300    DATE  03/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/320    DATE  03/13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     64

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      5

-  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 SHERIDAN...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR SHERIDAN 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 MAY 1934 AT OR NEAR THE SHERIDAN AIRPORT.

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

...SHERIDAN MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        1.69     0.98       +0.71      18TH WETTEST OUT OF 107 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 3.32 IN 1918)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 1.73 IN 2011)

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

0.35 ON MARCH 11 (OLD RECORD 0.28 IN 1993)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        32.9      35.2      -2.3      45TH COLDEST OUT OF 107 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 17.6 IN 1912)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 31.6 IN 2009)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        43.9      48.4      -4.5      34TH COLDEST OUT OF 107 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 30.5 IN 1912)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 43.6 IN 2003)

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

NONE

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

1 ON MARCH  1 (OLD RECORD 4 IN 1960)

...SHERIDAN AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2014 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        21.8      22.0      -0.2      TIED FOR THE 52ND WARMEST OUT OF 107 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 30.7 IN 1986)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 29.2 IN 2012)

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

38 ON MARCH  9 (OLD RECORD 35 IN 1986)

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

NONE

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