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Great Falls Climatic Report

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
435 PM MDT WED APR 1 2015


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...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 1 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM         51    248 PM  70    1991  51      0       38       
                                      1966                          
                                      1921                          
  MINIMUM         32        MM  -5    1936  27      5       25        
  AVERAGE         42                        39      3       32      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.00          0.76 2004   0.04  -0.04      T      
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.04  -0.04      T      
  SINCE OCT 1      4.44                      3.93   0.51     5.78    
  SINCE JAN 1      1.49                      1.93  -0.44     3.73    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0           5.3  1997   0.4   -0.4      0.3     
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.4   -0.4      0.3     
  SINCE MAR 1      0.8                      12.3  -11.5     13.1     
  SINCE JUL 1     57.1                      52.3    4.8     70.6     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           23                        26     -3       33       
  MONTH TO DATE   23                        26     -3       33       
  SINCE MAR 1    679                       979   -300     1117       
  SINCE JUL 1   5817                      6484   -667     6771       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    31   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    45   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (260)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    20.9                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    51           400 AM                                     
 LOWEST     15           300 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    33                                                       

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THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        76      1992                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   28       -10      1936                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
APRIL  1 2015.........SUNRISE   705 AM MDT   SUNSET   755 PM MDT   
APRIL  2 2015.........SUNRISE   703 AM MDT   SUNSET   756 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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