Weather Service Report


416 
CDUS45 KTFX 172229
CLIHLN


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
428 PM MDT THU APR 17 2014


................................... 

...THE HELENA MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 17 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             
..................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM         62    247 PM  80    1994  58      4       41       
  MINIMUM         37    603 AM   9    1896  32      5       20       
  AVERAGE         50                        45      5       31      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.00          0.56 1885   0.03  -0.03      T      
  MONTH TO DATE    0.04                      0.51  -0.47     0.54    
  SINCE OCT 1      4.37                      3.33   1.04     4.60    
  SINCE JAN 1      3.37                      1.76   1.61     1.30    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0           5.6  1885   0.1   -0.1      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         2.3   -2.3      1.6     
  SINCE MAR 1      3.8                       8.5   -4.7      2.0     
  SINCE JUL 1     41.8                      35.8    6.0     37.7     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           15                        20     -5       34       
  MONTH TO DATE  342                       372    -30      432       
  SINCE MAR 1   1270                      1263      7     1293       
  SINCE JUL 1   6786                      6824    -38     6412       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0       
..................................................................


WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    12   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    MM   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    MM            
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     1.6                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    70           200 AM                                     
 LOWEST     27           200 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    49                                                       

..........................................................

                                                                     
THE HELENA MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   59        80      1936                    
                                             1910                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   33         9      1951                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
APRIL 17 2014.........SUNRISE   637 AM MDT   SUNSET   819 PM MDT   
APRIL 18 2014.........SUNRISE   635 AM MDT   SUNSET   820 PM MDT   

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




$$


Return to Home page


Western Regional Climate Center, wrcc@dri.edu