Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA, MT
730 AM MDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE KALISPELL MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              73   03/30/2004
 LOW              -29   03/03/1960
HIGHEST            55   03/09        MM      MM       66
LOWEST             -4   03/02        MM      MM       12
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.6              45.6    -3.0     47.3
AVG. MINIMUM     25.3              25.1     0.2     24.6
MEAN             34.0              35.4    -1.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               2.0     1.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              26.1    -0.1       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.4     1.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.96   1987
 MINIMUM         0.08   1994
TOTALS           2.44              1.09    1.35
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.04    0.04     0.52
DAYS >= .01        17              11.8     5.2       11
DAYS >= .10         8               4.0     4.0        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.47   03/02 TO 03/02              0.21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           13.0               5.7     7.3      0.8
SINCE 7/1        71.7              53.0    18.7     17.1
DAYS >= TRACE      13               5.2     7.8       11
DAYS >= 1.0         2               2.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   03/04
 24 HR TOTAL     10.0   03/02 TO 03/02               0.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     955               919      36
 SINCE 7/1       6889              6771     118
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/030    DATE  03/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    38/040    DATE  03/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            4
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             13
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     71

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          3     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      5

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

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