Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BILLINGS MT
451 AM MDT SAT OCT 01 2022

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...THE MILES CITY MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER 2022...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1937 TO 2022

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST          105   09/07
LOWEST            39   09/10
AVG. MAXIMUM    82.0               75.6     6.4
AVG. MINIMUM    51.3               46.9     4.4
MEAN            66.6               61.2     5.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     6
DAYS MAX <= 32     0
DAYS MIN <= 32     0
DAYS MIN <= 0      0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS          0.20               1.07   -0.87
DAYS >= .01        7
DAYS >= .10        0
DAYS >= .50        0
DAYS >= 1.00       0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.07   09/08 TO 09/09

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     64                176    -112
 SINCE 7/1        67                211    -144
COOLING TOTAL    124                 64      60
 SINCE 1/1       938                727     211
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/310    DATE  09/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/290    DATE  09/23

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     49

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      6

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

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THIS IS AN AUTOMATED...UNATTENDED WEATHER STATION AND MAY
UNDERESTIMATE WINTER PRECIPITATION.

...SEPTEMBER 2022 MONTH IN REVIEW FOR MILES CITY...

BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE TEMPERATURE AND PRECIPITATION
STATISTICS FOR MILES CITY FOR SEPTEMBER 2022. ALL TEMPERATURES ARE IN
DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND ALL PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS ARE IN INCHES. NORMALS
ARE 30 YEAR AVERAGES CALCULATED FROM 1991 TO 2020. MONTHLY RANKINGS
FOR PRECIPITATION AND TEMPERATURES USE A PERIOD OF RECORD
THAT STARTED IN FEBRUARY 1937 AT THE MILES CITY AIRPORT.

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

...MILES CITY MONTHLY PRECIPITATION...

 MONTH   2022 VALUES  NORMALS    DEPARTURE  RANKING

SEPTEMBER    0.20     1.07       -0.87      9TH DRIEST OUT OF 86 YEARS
                                            (RECORD DRIEST WAS T IN 1960)
                                            (DRIEST SINCE 0.18 IN 2015)

...MILES CITY SEPTEMBER 2022 BROKEN OR TIED DAILY PRECIPITATION RECORDS...

NONE

NOTE: SINCE THE LATE 1990S...MILES CITY BECAME AN AUTOMATED AND UNATTENDED
WEATHER STATION. PRECIPITATION AMOUNTS IN THE WINTER MAY BE UNDERESTIMATED.

...MILES CITY AVERAGE TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2022 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

SEPTEMBER    66.7      61.2      +5.5      7TH WARMEST OUT OF 86 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 69.4 IN 1998)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 67.6 IN 2009)

...MILES CITY AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2022 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

SEPTEMBER    82.0      75.6      +6.4      5TH WARMEST OUT OF 86 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 84.3 IN 1998)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 83.5 IN 2009)

...MILES CITY SEPTEMBER 2022 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

105 ON SEPTEMBER  7 (OLD RECORD 101 IN 1947)

...MILES CITY SEPTEMBER 2022 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...MILES CITY AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURES...

 MONTH   2022 VALUES  NORMALS   DEPARTURE  RANKING

SEPTEMBER    51.3      46.9      +4.4      TIED FOR THE 9TH WARMEST OUT OF 86 YEARS
                                           (RECORD WARMEST WAS 54.5 IN 1998)
                                           (WARMEST SINCE 52.8 IN 2013)

...MILES CITY SEPTEMBER 2022 BROKEN OR TIED WARMEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

...MILES CITY SEPTEMBER 2022 BROKEN OR TIED COLDEST DAILY LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS...

NONE

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