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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
424 PM MDT WED OCT 1 2014


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...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 1 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         60    154 PM  91    1992  64     -4       58       
  MINIMUM         42    130 AM  22    1959  37      5       34       
                                      1950                          
  AVERAGE         51                        50      1       46      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.01          0.45 1914   0.04  -0.03     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.01                      0.04  -0.03     0.00    
  SINCE OCT 1      0.01                      0.04  -0.03     0.00    
  SINCE JAN 1     17.19                     12.79   4.40     9.73    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0           1.5  1898   0.1   -0.1      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.1   -0.1      0.0     
  SINCE SEP 1      T                         1.3   -1.3       T      
  SINCE JUL 1      T                         1.6   -1.6       T      
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           14                        15     -1       19       
  MONTH TO DATE   14                        15     -1       19       
  SINCE SEP 1    269                       301    -32      185       
  SINCE JUL 1    339                       422    -83      209       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE SEP 1     25                        21      4       80       
  SINCE JAN 1    349                       297     52      449       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    24   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    SW (240)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    33   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SW (240)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    13.2                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  LIGHT RAIN                                                         

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    89          1200 AM                                     
 LOWEST     35           200 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    62                                                       

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THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   64        86      1943                    
                                             1892                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   37        18      1999                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
OCTOBER  1 2014.......SUNRISE   725 AM MDT   SUNSET   705 PM MDT   
OCTOBER  2 2014.......SUNRISE   726 AM MDT   SUNSET   703 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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