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Great Falls Climatic Report

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
420 PM MDT FRI OCT 24 2014


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...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 24 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM         57    115 PM  78    1903  54      3       65       
  MINIMUM         45    306 AM   1    1919  31     14       28       
  AVERAGE         51                        42      9       47      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.00          0.61 1913   0.03  -0.03     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.47                      0.71  -0.24     0.36    
  SINCE OCT 1      0.47                      0.71  -0.24     0.36    
  SINCE JAN 1     17.65                     13.46   4.19    10.09    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0           3.1  1984   0.1   -0.1      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    1.1                       2.8   -1.7       T      
  SINCE SEP 1      1.1                       4.0   -2.9       T      
  SINCE JUL 1      1.1                       4.3   -3.2       T      
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           14                        23     -9       18       
  MONTH TO DATE  273                       445   -172      479       
  SINCE SEP 1    528                       731   -203      645       
  SINCE JUL 1    598                       852   -254      669       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         0      1        0       
  SINCE SEP 1     26                        21      5       80       
  SINCE JAN 1    350                       297     53      449       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (210)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    26   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.5                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.                               

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    70           300 AM                                     
 LOWEST     40           100 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    55                                                       

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THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   54        76      1990                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   30        -5      1919                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
OCTOBER 24 2014.......SUNRISE   757 AM MDT   SUNSET   621 PM MDT   
OCTOBER 25 2014.......SUNRISE   759 AM MDT   SUNSET   619 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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