Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA, MT
842 AM MST MON JAN 2 2017

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...THE BUTTE MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1895 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              66   12/27/1917
 LOW              -52   12/23/1983
HIGHEST            42   12/30        MM      MM       50
LOWEST            -37   12/17        MM      MM      -13
AVG. MAXIMUM     23.9              29.5    -5.6     28.3
AVG. MINIMUM     -0.1               5.4    -5.5      7.2
MEAN             11.9              17.4    -5.5     17.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     26              17.3     8.7       20
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.6     0.4       30
DAYS MIN <= 0      17              10.5     6.5       11

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.99   1996
 MINIMUM         0.02   1918
TOTALS           0.44              0.51   -0.07     0.67
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         8               7.7     0.3       12
DAYS >= .10         1               1.6    -0.6        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.29   12/14 TO 12/15              0.23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1640              1474     166
 SINCE 7/1       3934              3964     -30
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1         57                81     -24
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/310    DATE  12/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/290    DATE  12/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            6
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             19
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               21     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                     17

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

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