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Great Falls Climatic Report

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
422 PM MDT MON SEP 22 2014


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...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR SEPTEMBER 22 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         84    243 PM  91    1938  68     16       70       
                                      1896                          
  MINIMUM         48    559 AM  24    2000  40      8       46       
                                      1934                          
  AVERAGE         66                        54     12       58      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.00          0.84 1910   0.04  -0.04      T      
  MONTH TO DATE    0.30                      1.08  -0.78     0.44    
  SINCE OCT 1     18.81                     14.41   4.40    12.67    
  SINCE JAN 1     16.76                     12.41   4.35     9.33    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0           6.0  1934   0.1   -0.1      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.7   -0.7      0.0     
  SINCE SEP 1      T                         0.7   -0.7      0.0     
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         1.0   -1.0      0.0     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY            0                        12    -12        7       
  MONTH TO DATE  200                       181     19       47       
  SINCE SEP 1    200                       181     19       47       
  SINCE JUL 1    270                       302    -32       71       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            1                         0      1        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    7                        20    -13       80       
  SINCE SEP 1      7                        20    -13       80       
  SINCE JAN 1    331                       296     35      449       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (220)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    20   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (210)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.3                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    80           600 AM                                     
 LOWEST     27           200 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    54                                                       

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THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   67        93      1966                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   40        16      2000                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
SEPTEMBER 22 2014.....SUNRISE   712 AM MDT   SUNSET   723 PM MDT   
SEPTEMBER 23 2014.....SUNRISE   714 AM MDT   SUNSET   721 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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