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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
715 AM MDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE GLASGOW CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              81   03/22/1928
 LOW              -45   03/12/1897
HIGHEST            69   03/18                         68  03/10
                                                          03/06
                                                          03/05
LOWEST             -5   03/11                         12  03/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.2              42.4     2.8     52.5
AVG. MINIMUM     22.8              20.9     1.9     27.2
MEAN             34.0              31.7     2.3     39.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9                                  1
DAYS MIN <= 32     25                                 25
DAYS MIN <= 0       3                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.25   1898
 MINIMUM            T   1901
TOTALS           0.49              0.42    0.07     0.53
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         5                                  5
DAYS >= .10         3                                  2
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.16   03/12 TO 03/12
                        03/10 TO 03/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.0   1897
 SNOW DEPTH        21   03/04/2004
                        03/03/2004
TOTALS            6.2               4.7     1.5      2.9
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.62              0.50    0.12     0.29
SINCE 7/1        37.7              31.7     6.0     24.4
 LIQUID 7/1      3.77              3.20    0.57     2.44
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       7                                  5
DAYS >= 1.0         3                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/13                          2  03/03
                        03/12

 24 HR TOTAL      2.6   03/12 TO 03/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     955              1034     -79      772
 SINCE 7/1       7062              7404    -342     6237
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/085
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/310    DATE  03/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/300    DATE  03/07

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           13
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

&&

CONTINUING THE TREND FROM FEBRUARY, MARCH WAS AGAIN WETTER AND
WARMER THAN NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 34.0
DEGREES, WHICH WAS 2.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH AND
LOW WAS 45.2 AND 22.8 DEGREES, RESPECTIVELY. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE
CLIMBED INTO THE 60S ON 8 DAYS, WITH THE WARMEST BEING 69 DEGREES ON
THE 18TH. THE LOW DIPPED BELOW ZERO DEGREES ON 3 DAYS, WITH THE
COLDEST BEING 5 BELOW ZERO ON THE 11TH.

A TOTAL OF 6.2 INCHES OF SNOW FELL IN GLASGOW IN MARCH, WHILE 0.49
INCHES OF LIQUID EQUIVALENT PRECIPITATION WAS MEASURED. THE SNOWFALL
WAS 1.5 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL AND THE LIQUID PRECIPITATION WAS 0.07
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. THE GREATEST 24 HOUR TOTAL FOR LIQUID
PRECIPITATION OF 0.16 INCHES FELL ON BOTH THE 10TH AND THE 12TH OF
MARCH, WHICH ALSO YIELDED THE TWO HIGHEST SNOWFALL TOTALS FOR THE
MONTH IN 24 HOURS AT 2.4 INCHES ON THE 10TH AND 2.6 INCHES ON THE
12TH.

THE WIND GUSTED TO 30 MPH OR GREATER ON 11 DAYS. THE PEAK WIND FOR
THE MONTH WAS 54 MPH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 7TH.

LOOKING AHEAD TO APRIL, NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES AT THE BEGINNING OF
THE MONTH ARE IN THE LOW 50S WITH LOWS IN THE MID 20S. BY THE END OF
THE MONTH, NORMAL HIGHS ARE IN THE MID 60S WITH LOWS IN THE MID 30S.
THE AVERAGE LIQUID PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH IS 0.85 INCHES AND
THE NORMAL SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH IS 1.9 INCHES.

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BIGELBACH



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