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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
430 PM MST THU DEC 8 2016


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...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 8 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          3    155 PM  61    1940  35    -32       55       
  MINIMUM         -3    915 AM -36    1972  16    -19       39       
  AVERAGE          0                        26    -26       47      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            T             0.48 1907   0.01  -0.01      T      
  MONTH TO DATE    0.17                      0.14   0.03      T      
  SINCE OCT 1      2.21                      1.59   0.62     4.03    
  SINCE JAN 1     13.73                     14.34  -0.61    14.62    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY           MM             5.7  2012   0.3   MM        0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    4.2                       2.3    1.9      0.0     
  SINCE DEC 1      4.2                       2.3    1.9      0.0     
  SINCE JUL 1      6.9                      16.0   -9.1     15.9     
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           65                        40     25       18       
  MONTH TO DATE  385                       310     75      206       
  SINCE DEC 1    385                       310     75      206       
  SINCE JUL 1   1970                      2279   -309     2027       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JAN 1    252                       298    -46      411       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED     8   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     E (80)       
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    10   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (40)       
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     4.5                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  LIGHT SNOW                                                         

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    79           200 AM                                     
 LOWEST     68           200 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    74                                                       

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THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   35        62      1979                    
                                             1957                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   16       -38      1919                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
DECEMBER  8 2016......SUNRISE   801 AM MST   SUNSET   434 PM MST   
DECEMBER  9 2016......SUNRISE   802 AM MST   SUNSET   434 PM MST   

                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                      
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                                
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                       
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                          




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