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Great Falls Climatic Report

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
126 AM MDT WED MAY 23 2018


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...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 22 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2018


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 YESTERDAY                                                           
  MAXIMUM         72    528 PM  97    1919  66      6       73       
  MINIMUM         56    502 AM  29    1992  41     15       47       
  AVERAGE         64                        53     11       60      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        0.01          1.27 1968   0.10  -0.09     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    2.62                      1.51   1.11     1.60    
  SINCE OCT 1      9.71                      6.82   2.89     9.94    
  SINCE JAN 1      6.85                      4.82   2.03     7.01    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  YESTERDAY        0.0           1.4  2002   0.1   -0.1      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       2.3   -2.3      0.0     
  SINCE MAR 1     32.6                      22.8    9.8     10.6     
  SINCE JUL 1    104.9                      62.8   42.1     48.4     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        1                        12    -11        5       
  MONTH TO DATE  203                       323   -120      265       
  SINCE MAR 1   2090                      1935    155     1732       
  SINCE JUL 1   7979                      7440    539     7430       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    2                         0      2        2       
  SINCE MAR 1      2                         1      1        2       
  SINCE JAN 1      2                         1      1        2       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (200)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    15   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (140)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.2                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.7                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.                        
  LIGHT RAIN                                                         

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    78          1200 PM                                     
 LOWEST     38           600 PMAVERAGE    58                                                       

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THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        88      1988                    
                                             1929                    
                                             1919                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   41        30      1949                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
MAY 23 2018...........SUNRISE   540 AM MDT   SUNSET   906 PM MDT   
MAY 24 2018...........SUNRISE   539 AM MDT   SUNSET   907 PM MDT   

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




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