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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
433 PM MST SUN DEC 28 2014


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...THE HELENA MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR DECEMBER 28 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1866 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         26    936 AM  55    1897  31     -5       49       
  MINIMUM         17    359 PM -25    1983  11      6       16       
                                      1968                          
                                      1880                          
  AVERAGE         22                        21      1       33      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.03          0.80 1895   0.01   0.02     0.01    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.77                      0.36   0.41     0.29    
  SINCE OCT 1      2.24                      1.53   0.71     1.00    
  SINCE JAN 1     12.20                     11.18   1.02    10.58    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.5           3.2  1936   0.2    0.3      0.1     
  MONTH TO DATE    4.4                       6.6   -2.2      1.2     
  SINCE DEC 1      4.4                       6.6   -2.2      1.2     
  SINCE JUL 1     15.2                      15.4   -0.2      4.7     
  SNOW DEPTH       4                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           43                        44     -1       32       
  MONTH TO DATE 1003                      1203   -200     1179       
  SINCE DEC 1   1003                      1203   -200     1179       
  SINCE JUL 1   2715                      3085   -370     2970       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE DEC 1      0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JAN 1    469                       406     63      589       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    20   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    24   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (310)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.5                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 1.0                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  LIGHT SNOW                                                         
  FOG                                                                
  HAZE                                                               

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    92           900 AM                                     
 LOWEST     73           100 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    83                                                       

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THE HELENA MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   31        55      1933                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   11       -38      1880                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
DECEMBER 28 2014......SUNRISE   812 AM MST   SUNSET   448 PM MST   
DECEMBER 29 2014......SUNRISE   812 AM MST   SUNSET   448 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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