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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
430 PM MDT TUE MAR 28 2017


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...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 28 2017...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2017


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM         53    237 PM  71    1986  50      3       50       
  MINIMUM         29    449 AM  -7    1954  26      3       30       
  AVERAGE         41                        38      3       40      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.00          0.40 1934   0.04  -0.04     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.41                      0.80  -0.39     0.41    
  SINCE OCT 1      4.76                      3.78   0.98     6.16    
  SINCE JAN 1      1.83                      1.78   0.05     1.06    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0           5.4  1977   0.4   -0.4      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    5.6                      10.7   -5.1      1.8     
  SINCE MAR 1      5.6                      10.7   -5.1      1.8     
  SINCE JUL 1     43.4                      50.7   -7.3     39.7     
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           24                        27     -3       25       
  MONTH TO DATE  783                       874    -91      699       
  SINCE MAR 1    783                       874    -91      699       
  SINCE JUL 1   6481                      6379    102     5637       
                                                                     
 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    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (250)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    31   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (240)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    15.1                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.1                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    78           100 AM                                     
 LOWEST     28           300 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    53                                                       

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THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   50        78      1978                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   27        -4      1954                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
MARCH 28 2017.........SUNRISE   712 AM MDT   SUNSET   750 PM MDT   
MARCH 29 2017.........SUNRISE   710 AM MDT   SUNSET   751 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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