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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
423 PM MDT SAT MAY 23 2015


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...THE HELENA MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MAY 23 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1866 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM         58   1057 AM  89    2001  69    -11       85       
                                      1886                          
  MINIMUM         49   1240 AM  26    1944  43      6       49       
  AVERAGE         54                        56     -2       67      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.07          0.71 2008   0.07   0.00      T      
  MONTH TO DATE    1.33                      1.26   0.07     0.24    
  SINCE OCT 1      5.31                      5.06   0.25     5.44    
  SINCE JAN 1      3.03                      3.49  -0.46     4.44    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0           1.5  1911   0.0    0.0      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.8   -0.8       T      
  SINCE MAR 1      T                        10.7  -10.7      3.8     
  SINCE JUL 1     24.3                      38.0  -13.7     41.8     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           11                         9      2        0       
  MONTH TO DATE  290                       284      6      292       
  SINCE MAR 1   1477                      1777   -300     1787       
  SINCE JUL 1   6485                      7338   -853     7303       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        2       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        2       
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        2       
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        2       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    18   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NE (60)       
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    21   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NE (50)       
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.6                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.8                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  LIGHT RAIN                                                         

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    77          1000 AM                                     
 LOWEST     61           700 AM                                     
 AVERAGE    69                                                       

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THE HELENA MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   69        93      2001                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   43        29      1989                    
                                             1944                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
MAY 23 2015...........SUNRISE   546 AM MDT   SUNSET   905 PM MDT   
MAY 24 2015...........SUNRISE   545 AM MDT   SUNSET   906 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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