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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
158 AM MST THU MAR 5 2015


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...THE HELENA MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR MARCH 4 2015...

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)                                                     
 YESTERDAY                                                           
  MAXIMUM         39    439 PM  71    1987  44     -5       48       
  MINIMUM          3    631 AM -19    1989  21    -18       26       
  AVERAGE         21                        32    -11       37      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        0.00          0.63 1894   0.02  -0.02     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.06  -0.06     0.12    
  SINCE OCT 1      3.30                      2.29   1.01     3.65    
  SINCE JAN 1      1.02                      0.72   0.30     2.65    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  YESTERDAY        0.0           9.6  1935   0.2   -0.2      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    T                         0.8   -0.8      3.0     
  SINCE MAR 1      T                         0.8   -0.8      3.0     
  SINCE JUL 1     24.3                      28.1   -3.8     41.0     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY       44                        33     11       28       
  MONTH TO DATE  176                       133     43      211       
  SINCE MAR 1    176                       133     43      211       
  SINCE JUL 1   5184                      5694   -510     5727       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        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       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    23   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (260)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    29   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (260)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     7.0                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    83           500 AM                                     
 LOWEST     25           400 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    54                                                       

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THE HELENA MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   44        73      1987                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   21       -24      1945                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
MARCH  5 2015.........SUNRISE   700 AM MST   SUNSET   619 PM MST   
MARCH  6 2015.........SUNRISE   658 AM MST   SUNSET   621 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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