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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
255 AM MDT MON AUG 31 2015


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...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 30 2015...

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)                                                     
 YESTERDAY                                                           
  MAXIMUM         81    304 PM  97    1999  78      3       74       
                                      1929                          
  MINIMUM         54   1159 PM  35    1993  47      7       51       
                                      1924                          
  AVERAGE         68                        62      6       63      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        T             0.61 1926   0.06  -0.06      T      
  MONTH TO DATE    0.38                      1.52  -1.14     4.39    
  SINCE OCT 1     11.00                     13.28  -2.28    18.51    
  SINCE JAN 1      8.05                     11.28  -3.23    16.46    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.0  2002   0.0    0.0      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0     
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.6   -0.6      0.0     
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         5     -5        2       
  MONTH TO DATE   48                        67    -19       59       
  SINCE JUN 1    177                       308   -131      287       
  SINCE JUL 1     95                       117    -22       64       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        3                         2      1        0       
  MONTH TO DATE  167                       111     56      145       
  SINCE JUN 1    391                       267    124      324       
  SINCE JAN 1    391                       274    117      324       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    40   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    50   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (270)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    14.8                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.                        
  LIGHT RAIN                                                         
  FOG                                                                
  HAZE                                                               

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    67           200 AM                                     
 LOWEST     18           400 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    43                                                       

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THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   77        98      1991                    
                                             1940                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        34      1930                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
AUGUST 31 2015........SUNRISE   643 AM MDT   SUNSET   808 PM MDT   
SEPTEMBER  1 2015.....SUNRISE   644 AM MDT   SUNSET   806 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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