Weather Service Report


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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
430 PM MDT THU MAY 5 2016


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...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 5 2016...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2016


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM         79    215 PM  88    1911  62     17       73       
                                      1897                          
  MINIMUM         42    521 AM  26    1996  35      7       41       
                                      1967                          
                                      1917                          
  AVERAGE         61                        49     12       57      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.00          0.57 1971   0.05  -0.05      T      
  MONTH TO DATE    0.00                      0.26  -0.26      T      
  SINCE OCT 1      9.08                      5.57   3.51     5.33    
  SINCE JAN 1      3.98                      3.57   0.41     2.38    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0           2.4  2010   0.1   -0.1      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.7   -0.7      0.0     
  SINCE MAR 1      9.0                      21.2  -12.2      1.6     
  SINCE JUL 1     46.9                      61.2  -14.3     57.9     
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY            4                        17    -13        8       
  MONTH TO DATE   44                        86    -42       51       
  SINCE MAR 1   1375                      1698   -323     1324       
  SINCE JUL 1   6313                      7203   -890     6462       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         1     -1        0       
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         1     -1        0       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    13   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.8                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    83           400 AM                                     
 LOWEST     25           100 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    54                                                       

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THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   62        88      1928                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   36        23      1919                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
MAY  5 2016...........SUNRISE   602 AM MDT   SUNSET   844 PM MDT   
MAY  6 2016...........SUNRISE   600 AM MDT   SUNSET   845 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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