Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
337 PM MST SAT JAN 2 2016

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...THE GLASGOW MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016

      AVG   AVG  AVG   DEP FM                  DEP FM        DEP FM
      HI    LO   TEMP  NORM   MAX  MIN   PCPN   NORM   SNOW   NORM

JAN  29.3   9.7  19.5  +5.7    51  -19   0.80  +0.43   20.5  +12.5
FEB  29.9   8.2  19.1  -0.1    49  -18   0.26     0     3.0   -1.4
MAR  53.3  26.5  39.9  +8.2    75   -5   0.75  +0.33    2.8   -1.9
APR  59.2  32.4  45.8  +1.4    81   23   1.19  +0.34    5.3   +3.4
MAY  67.0  40.4  53.7  -1.4    80   29   1.32  -0.60      0   -1.2
JUN  80.9  54.0  67.4  +3.4    98   42   2.58  +0.25      0      0
JUL  86.2  57.2  71.7  +0.6    98   47   1.75  -0.03      0      0
AUG  85.9  54.8  70.3  +0.1   105   38   0.84  -0.40      0      0
SEP  75.6  46.3  61.0  +2.8    95   34   0.57  -0.37      0   -0.2
OCT  62.5  37.5  50.0  +5.3    88   22   1.67  +0.92      0   -1.3
NOV  42.6  21.2  31.9  +2.6    64   -5   0.60  +0.20    1.0   -4.1
DEC  30.0  12.9  21.4  +5.1    56  -12   0.71  +0.31   12.8   +4.8

ANN  58.5  33.4  46.0  +2.8   105  -19  13.04  +1.38   45.4  +10.6


WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             113   07/31/1900
 LOW              -59   02/15/1936
HIGHEST           105   08/14
LOWEST            -19   01/04
MEAN             46.0              43.2    +2.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     32
DAYS MAX <= 32     60
DAYS MIN <= 32    162
DAYS MIN <= 0      31

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        22.96   2011
TOTALS          13.04             11.66   +1.38
DAYS >= .01        93
DAYS >= .10        35
DAYS >= .50         7
DAYS >= 1.00        1
24 HR MAX PRECIP 1.36   06/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           83.4   2011
TOTALS           45.4              34.8   +10.6
DAYS >= TRACE      52
DAYS >= 1.0        13
24 HR MAX SNOW    6.7   01/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    7421              8560   -1139
COOLING TOTAL     619               494    +125

WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     48/260   11/18
                                 48/330   01/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     62/310   11/18
                                 62/310   10/11

WEATHER CONDITIONS (NUMBER OF DAYS WITH)
THUNDERSTORM       25
FOG                92
FOG <1/4 MILE      22
FREEZING RAIN       2

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

&&

2015 FOR THE MOST PART WILL GO DOWN IN THE RECORD BOOKS FOR GLASGOW
AS A WARMER AND WETTER YEAR THAN NORMAL. WITH 13.04 INCHES OF TOTAL
PRECIPITATION, THIS IS THE SIXTH YEAR IN A ROW THAT IT HAS BEEN
WETTER THAN NORMAL. IT ALSO WAS THE EIGHTH OF THE LAST 9 YEARS THAT
HAVE BEEN WETTER THAN NORMAL. THE 45.4 INCHES OF SNOW THAT FELL WAS
10.6 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

2015 AVERAGED 46.0 DEGREES WHICH WAS 2.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. IT
ALSO WAS THE 3RD WARMEST YEAR SINCE RECORDS HAVE BEEN KEPT. 15 DAILY
RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURES WERE TIED OR BROKEN WHILE THERE WERE ONLY 2
RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE RECORDS TIED OR BROKEN.

JANUARY WAS ABOVE NORMAL IN THE TEMPERATURE DEPARTMENT BUT ALSO
SNOWIER THAN NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 5.7 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL WHILE THE 20.5 INCHES OF SNOW WAS 12.3 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
LIQUID PRECIPITATION WAS 0.43 ABOVE THE NORMAL OF 0.37 INCHES.

FEBRUARY AVERAGED CLOSE TO NORMAL IN BOTH TEMPERATURES AND LIQUID
PRECIPITATION BUT SNOWFALL FELL SHORT OF THE AVERAGE BY 1.4 INCHES,
WITH A TOTAL OF 3 INCHES.

MARCH WAS A VERY WARM MONTH AND IN FACT THE 4TH WARMEST MARCH ON
RECORD. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 39.9 DEGREES WAS 8.2 DEGREES
ABOVE NORMAL. IT WAS ALSO A WET MONTH WITH 0.75 INCHES BEING A THIRD
OF AN INCH ABOVE NORMAL. SNOWFALL HOWEVER TOTALED 2.8 INCHES, WHICH
FELL SHORT OF THE NORMAL BY 1.9 INCHES.

APRIL WAS WETTER AND SLIGHTLY WARMER THAN NORMAL. THE 1.19 INCHES OF
LIQUID PRECIPITATION WAS 0.34 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. APRIL WAS ALSO
THE THIRD SNOWIEST MONTH OF THE YEAR WITH 5.3 INCHES, WHICH WAS 3.4
INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

MAY WAS THE COLDEST MONTH OF THE YEAR IN TERMS OF DEPARTURE FROM
NORMAL. THE 53.7 DEGREES WAS 1.4 DEGREES SHY OF NORMAL. IT WAS ALSO
A DRY MONTH, WITH 1.32 INCHES COMING UP SHY OF THE NORMAL BY 0.60
INCHES.

JUNE WAS WARMER THAN NORMAL WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 67.4
DEGREES, 3.4 ABOVE NORMAL. THE 2.58 INCHES OF RAINFALL WAS ONLY A
QUARTER OF AN INCH ABOVE NORMAL.

JULY WAS TYPICAL WITH THE TEMPERATURE ONLY 0.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.
PRECIPITATION WAS ONLY 0.03 BELOW THE NORMAL MARK.

AUGUST ALSO CAME OUT CLOSE TO NORMAL (0.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL) BUT
FEATURED THE HOTTEST TEMPERATURE OF THE SUMMER (OF 105 DEGREES). THE
0.84 INCHES OF RAIN CAME UP SHORT OF THE NORMAL BY 0.40 INCHES.

SEPTEMBER STARTED A STRING OF WARMER THAN NORMAL MONTHS, WITH 61
DEGREES TOPPING OUT ABOVE THE NORMAL BY 2.8 DEGREES. IT WAS ALSO
DRIER THAN NORMAL WITH A TOTAL OF 0.57 INCHES.

OCTOBER`S 50.0 DEGREES WAS 5.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. IT WAS ALSO A
VERY WET MONTH WITH 1.67 INCHES BEING 0.92 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

NOVEMBER WAS ALSO WET WITH 0.60 INCHES BEING 0.20" ABOVE NORMAL. THE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 31.9 DEGREES WAS 2.6 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.

DECEMBER`S 21.4 DEGREES AVERAGED 5.1 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. IT WAS
ALSO A SNOWY MONTH WITH 12.8 INCHES BEING 4.8 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
THE LIQUID PRECIPITATION OF 0.71" WAS 0.31" ABOVE NORMAL.

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BURLESON/JAMBA



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