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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
622 AM MDT FRI AUG 1 2014

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...THE HELENA MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1866 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   07/12/2002
 LOW               36   07/04/1971
                        07/07/1952
                        07/01/1898
HIGHEST            96   07/13        85      11      100  07/02
LOWEST             49   07/01        51      -2       50  07/12
                                                          07/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     88.9              85.7     3.2     89.5
AVG. MINIMUM     57.6              54.3     3.3     56.6
MEAN             73.3              70.0     3.3     73.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     17              10.5     6.5       18
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.70   1993
 MINIMUM         0.07   2005
TOTALS           0.56              1.19   -0.63     0.88
DAYS >= .01         6               7.7    -1.7
DAYS >= .10         1               3.4    -2.4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.5    -0.5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.38   07/14 TO 07/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   1995
 24 HR TOTAL        T   7/10 1995
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                27     -27        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                27     -27        0
COOLING TOTAL     264               181      83      259
 SINCE 1/1        271               238      33      308
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/300    DATE  07/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/350    DATE  07/31

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     43

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

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A PERSISTENT RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE KEPT CONDITIONS MOSTLY DRY FOR
THE MONTH OF JULY FOR MUCH OF THE STATE. HELENA ENDED THE MONTH
BELOW NORMAL ON PRECIPITATION AND ABOVE NORMAL ON TEMPERATURE. THE
PRECIPITATION DEFICIT WAS 0.63 INCHES. THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
SURPLUS WAS 3.2 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
SURPLUS WAS 3.3 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT. NO RECORDS WERE BROKEN DURING JULY.

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