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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
419 PM MDT SUN AUG 30 2015


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...THE HELENA MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 30 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         80    141 PM  96    1999  80      0       76       
  MINIMUM         61    802 AM  34    1993  49     12       53       
                                      1910                          
                                      1880                          
  AVERAGE         71                        64      7       65      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.01          1.13 1881   0.04  -0.03     0.01    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.28                      1.16  -0.88     2.11    
  SINCE OCT 1      8.40                     10.08  -1.68     9.86    
  SINCE JAN 1      6.12                      8.51  -2.39     8.86    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0           T    1989   0.0    0.0      0.0     
                                      1995                          
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0     
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0     
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         3     -3        0       
  MONTH TO DATE   22                        37    -15       43       
  SINCE JUN 1     69                       200   -131      170       
  SINCE JUL 1     37                        64    -27       43       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            6                         2      4        0       
  MONTH TO DATE  183                       144     39      177       
  SINCE JUN 1    541                       374    167      444       
  SINCE JAN 1    541                       382    159      448       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    22   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (160)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    SE (150)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.9                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.5                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  LIGHT RAIN                                                         
  HAZE                                                               

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    72           800 AM                                     
 LOWEST     28           200 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    50                                                       

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THE HELENA MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   79        96      1991                    
                                             1955                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   48        32      1956                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
AUGUST 30 2015........SUNRISE   645 AM MDT   SUNSET   811 PM MDT   
AUGUST 31 2015........SUNRISE   646 AM MDT   SUNSET   809 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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