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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
345 AM MDT WED APR 1 2015

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...THE LIVINGSTON MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1948 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            74   03/31
                        03/27
LOWEST             -2   03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.2              47.5    10.7
AVG. MINIMUM     32.1              23.7     8.4
MEAN             45.2              35.6     9.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1
DAYS MIN <= 32     13
DAYS MIN <= 0       1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.27              0.84   -0.57
DAYS >= .01         4
DAYS >= .10         1
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.13   03/23 TO 03/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     606               911    -305
 SINCE 7/1       5220              6259   -1039
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              17.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    53/230    DATE  03/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    66/220    DATE  03/14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     44

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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...MARCH 2015 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR LIVINGSTON...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR LIVINGSTON FOR MARCH 2015. 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   2015 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        0.27     0.84       -0.57      4TH DRIEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.13 IN 2002)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.22 IN 2013)

... MARCH 2015 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   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        45.2      35.6      +9.6      RECORD WARMEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                           (OLD RECORD WARMEST WAS 44.5 IN 1986)

... AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        58.2      47.5     +10.7      RECORD WARMEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                           (OLD RECORD WARMEST WAS 56.2 IN 1986)

... MARCH 2015 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

70 ON MARCH 21 (OLD RECORD 68 IN 1960)
74 ON MARCH 27 (OLD RECORD 72 IN 1986)

... MARCH 2015 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

... AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

MARCH        32.1      23.7      +8.4      2ND WARMEST OUT OF 67 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 32.7 IN 1986)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 32.7 IN 1986)

... MARCH 2015 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

49 ON MARCH 11 (OLD RECORD 46 IN 1982)
57 ON MARCH 15 (OLD RECORD 42 IN 2003)

... MARCH 2015 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

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