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Billings, MT Year to Date Summary

Billings, MT Year to Date Summary

...2015 YEAR IN REVIEW FOR BILLINGS...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE...PRECIPITATION...AND WIND
STATISTICS FOR BILLINGS FOR 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 AUGUST 1934 AT THE BILLINGS AIRPORT. ANNUAL RANKINGS
FOR PRECIPITATION...SNOWFALL...AND TEMPERATURES USE A PERIOD OF RECORD
THAT STARTED IN 1935. MONTHLY AND ANNUAL RANKINGS FOR WIND USE A PERIOD
OF RECORD THAT STARTED IN 1984.

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

...BILLINGS MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      1.09     0.48       +0.61      TIED FOR THE 15TH WETTEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WETTEST WAS 2.35 IN 1972)
                                            (WETTEST SINCE 1.09 IN 2010)

FEBRUARY     0.21     0.48       -0.27      12TH DRIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.02 IN 1997)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.07 IN 2008)

MARCH        0.37     1.06       -0.69      9TH DRIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.11 IN 2004)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.26 IN 2013)

APRIL        1.12*    1.66       -0.54      27TH DRIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS 0.06 IN 1962)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 1.02 IN 2013)

MAY             M     2.18           M      NOT AVAILABLE

JUNE            M     2.12           M      NOT AVAILABLE

JULY            M     1.32           M      NOT AVAILABLE

AUGUST          M     0.75           M      NOT AVAILABLE

SEPTEMBER       M     1.30           M      NOT AVAILABLE

OCTOBER         M     1.18           M      NOT AVAILABLE

NOVEMBER        M     0.63           M      NOT AVAILABLE

DECEMBER        M     0.50           M      NOT AVAILABLE

YEAR            M    13.66           M      NOT AVAILABLE

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 DAILY MAXIMUM PRECIPITATION...

1 - 1.11   APRIL 15
2 - 0.26   JANUARY  5
3 - 0.25   JANUARY  3

ALL TIME DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORD...3.12 ON MAY 24 2011

...BILLINGS 2015 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

1.11 ON APRIL 15 (OLD RECORD 0.94 IN 1940)

...BILLINGS MONTHLY SNOWFALL...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      18.7       8.4      +10.3      8TH SNOWIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD SNOWIEST WAS 27.7 IN 1963)
                                            (SNOWIEST SINCE 25.9 IN 1978)

FEBRUARY      3.8       6.2       -2.4      TIED FOR THE 23RD LEAST SNOWIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.3 IN 1977)
                                            (LEAST SNOWIEST SINCE 2.4 IN 2008)

MARCH         5.4      10.2       -4.8      21ST LEAST SNOWIEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST SNOWIEST WAS 0.3 IN 2010)
                                            (LEAST SNOWIEST SINCE 2.7 IN 2013)

APRIL         5.9*      8.3       -2.4      MEDIAN OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                            (SNOWIEST 42.3-1955/LEAST SNOWIEST 0.0-1949)

MAY             M       2.0          M      NOT AVAILABLE

JUNE            M       0.0          M      NOT DETERMINED

JULY            M       0.0          M      NOT DETERMINED

AUGUST          M       0.0          M      NOT DETERMINED

SEPTEMBER       M       1.1          M      NOT AVAILABLE

OCTOBER         M       4.1          M      NOT AVAILABLE

NOVEMBER        M       6.5          M      NOT AVAILABLE

DECEMBER        M       8.2          M      NOT AVAILABLE

YEAR            M      55.0          M      NOT AVAILABLE

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 DAILY MAXIMUM SNOWFALL...

1 - 6.0   JANUARY  3
2 - 5.9   APRIL 15
3 - 3.9   JANUARY  5

ALL TIME DAILY SNOWFALL RECORD...23.7 ON APRIL  4 1955

...BILLINGS 2015 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY SNOWFALL RECORDS...

6.0 ON JANUARY  3 (OLD RECORD 3.1 IN 1997)

...BILLINGS AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      29.8      27.1      +2.7      TIED FOR THE 22ND WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 38.0 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 30.5 IN 2014)

FEBRUARY     33.5      30.4      +3.1      20TH WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 41.0 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 33.7 IN 2009)

MARCH        46.8      37.7      +9.1      2ND WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 47.0 IN 2012)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 47.0 IN 2012)

APRIL        44.7      46.2      -1.5      35TH COLDEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 37.1 IN 1975)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 41.8 IN 2013)

MAY             M      55.6         M      NOT AVAILABLE

JUNE            M      64.7         M      NOT AVAILABLE

JULY            M      72.8         M      NOT AVAILABLE

AUGUST          M      71.5         M      NOT AVAILABLE

SEPTEMBER       M      60.3         M      NOT AVAILABLE

OCTOBER         M      48.2         M      NOT AVAILABLE

NOVEMBER        M      35.8         M      NOT AVAILABLE

DECEMBER        M      26.5         M      NOT AVAILABLE

YEAR            M      48.2         M      NOT AVAILABLE

...BILLINGS AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      39.0      36.4      +2.6      21ST WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 47.3 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 39.2 IN 2014)

FEBRUARY     44.4      40.2      +4.2      TIED FOR THE 14TH WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 51.8 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 45.3 IN 2005)

MARCH        59.6      48.6     +11.0      2ND WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 59.8 IN 2012)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 59.8 IN 2012)

APRIL        56.4      57.6      -1.2      TIED FOR THE 39TH COLDEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 45.7 IN 1975)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 53.0 IN 2013)

MAY             M      67.5         M      NOT AVAILABLE

JUNE            M      77.2         M      NOT AVAILABLE

JULY            M      86.8         M      NOT AVAILABLE

AUGUST          M      85.7         M      NOT AVAILABLE

SEPTEMBER       M      73.1         M      NOT AVAILABLE

OCTOBER         M      59.4         M      NOT AVAILABLE

NOVEMBER        M      45.3         M      NOT AVAILABLE

DECEMBER        M      35.2         M      NOT AVAILABLE

YEAR            M      59.5         M      NOT AVAILABLE

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

1 - 80   APRIL 14
2 - 80   MARCH 28
3 - 77   MARCH 27

ALL TIME RECORD WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE...108 ON JULY 14 2002

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

63 ON JANUARY 25 (OLD RECORD 59 IN 1992)
59 ON JANUARY 26 (OLD RECORD 54 IN 1935)
67 ON JANUARY 27 (OLD RECORD 60 IN 1986)
69 ON FEBRUARY  6 (OLD RECORD 61 IN 1963)
64 ON FEBRUARY 12 (OLD RECORD 60 IN 1947)
66 ON FEBRUARY 14 (OLD RECORD 59 IN 1943)
71 ON MARCH 14 (TIED RECORD IN 1935)
75 ON MARCH 15 (OLD RECORD 70 IN 1992)
77 ON MARCH 27 (OLD RECORD 74 IN 1946)
80 ON MARCH 28 (OLD RECORD 79 IN 1986)
80 ON APRIL 14 (TIED RECORD IN 1985)

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURES...

1 - 4   JANUARY  4
2 - 13   JANUARY  6
3 - 15   FEBRUARY 26

ALL TIME RECORD COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE...-21 ON JANUARY 26 1972

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

NONE

...BILLINGS AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      20.6      17.8      +2.8      22ND WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 28.6 IN 2006)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 21.7 IN 2014)

FEBRUARY     22.5      20.6      +1.9      26TH WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 30.2 IN 1991)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 24.1 IN 2013)

MARCH        34.0      26.9      +7.1      3RD WARMEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 34.5 IN 1986)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 34.2 IN 2012)

APRIL        32.9      34.7      -1.8      TIED FOR THE 28TH COLDEST OUT OF 81 YEARS
                                           (RECORD COLDEST WAS 28.5 TIED IN 2002)
                                           (COLDEST SINCE 30.5 IN 2013)

MAY             M      43.6         M      NOT AVAILABLE

JUNE            M      52.1         M      NOT AVAILABLE

JULY            M      58.8         M      NOT AVAILABLE

AUGUST          M      57.3         M      NOT AVAILABLE

SEPTEMBER       M      47.5         M      NOT AVAILABLE

OCTOBER         M      37.1         M      NOT AVAILABLE

NOVEMBER        M      26.3         M      NOT AVAILABLE

DECEMBER        M      17.8         M      NOT AVAILABLE

YEAR            M      36.8         M      NOT AVAILABLE

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...

1 - 48   FEBRUARY  7
2 - 47   MARCH 31
3 - 46   APRIL 11

ALL TIME RECORD WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE...76 ON JUNE 28 1936

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

40 ON JANUARY 26 (OLD RECORD 36 IN 1993)
42 ON JANUARY 27 (OLD RECORD 39 IN 1988)
39 ON FEBRUARY  6 (OLD RECORD 38 IN 1960)
48 ON FEBRUARY  7 (OLD RECORD 41 IN 1996)
40 ON FEBRUARY 13 (OLD RECORD 39 IN 1947)
42 ON MARCH 11 (TIED RECORD IN 2008)
44 ON MARCH 15 (OLD RECORD 39 IN 1972)
45 ON MARCH 21 (OLD RECORD 44 IN 1986)
38 ON MARCH 22 (TIED RECORD IN 1948)
46 ON MARCH 30 (OLD RECORD 44 IN 1978)

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURES...

1 - -7   JANUARY  9
2 - 0   FEBRUARY 27
3 - 1   JANUARY  4

ALL TIME RECORD COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE...-38 ON FEBRUARY 15 1936

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

NONE

...BILLINGS MONTHLY WIND AVERAGES...

 MONTH   2015 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

JANUARY      14.5      13.2       +1.3      TIED FOR THE 17TH WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WINDIEST WAS 17.7 IN 1962)
                                            (WINDIEST SINCE 16.6 IN 2014)

FEBRUARY     11.8      11.9       -0.1      29TH LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 8.6 IN 1958)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 10.8 IN 2012)

MARCH        12.6      10.8       +1.8      TIED FOR THE 11TH WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WINDIEST WAS 14.2 IN 1955)
                                            (WINDIEST SINCE 12.6 IN 2012)

APRIL        11.2      10.5       +0.7      TIED FOR THE 32ND LEAST WINDIEST OUT OF 66 YEARS
                                            (RECORD LEAST WINDIEST WAS 8.8 IN 1983)
                                            (LEAST WINDIEST SINCE 11.2 IN 2013)

MAY             M       9.9          M      NOT AVAILABLE

JUNE            M       9.5          M      NOT AVAILABLE

JULY            M       8.9          M      NOT AVAILABLE

AUGUST          M       9.0          M      NOT AVAILABLE

SEPTEMBER       M       9.5          M      NOT AVAILABLE

OCTOBER         M      10.4          M      NOT AVAILABLE

NOVEMBER        M      11.8          M      NOT AVAILABLE

DECEMBER        M      12.9          M      NOT AVAILABLE

YEAR         12.7      10.7       +2.0      NOT AVAILABLE OUT OF 1 YEARS
                                            (RECORD WINDIEST WAS 12.8 IN 1949)
                                            (WINDIEST SINCE 12.8 IN 1949)

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 DAILY MAXIMUM AVERAGE WIND...

1 - 24.8   FEBRUARY 23
2 - 23.6   FEBRUARY 24
3 - 23.2   JANUARY 22

ALL TIME DAILY MAXIMUM AVERAGE WIND RECORD...33.0 ON JANUARY 13 2014

...BILLINGS 2015 TOP 3 DAILY MINIMUM AVERAGE WIND...

1 - 4.4   FEBRUARY 18
2 - 4.5   FEBRUARY 28
3 - 5.0   APRIL  9

ALL TIME DAILY MINIMUM AVERAGE WIND RECORD...0.0 ON NOVEMBER 27 1999



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