Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA, MT
802 AM MDT SAT APR 1 2017

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...THE KALISPELL MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2017

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            59   03/31        MM      MM       59
LOWEST             12   03/07        MM      MM       17
                        03/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.4              45.6    -0.2     48.5
AVG. MINIMUM     27.3              25.1     2.2     27.4
MEAN             36.4              35.4     1.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               2.0    -1.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     20              26.1    -6.1       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.96   1987
 MINIMUM         0.08   1994
TOTALS           2.71              1.09    1.62
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.04    0.05     0.04
DAYS >= .01        21              11.8     9.2       18
DAYS >= .10        11               4.0     7.0        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.32   03/09 TO 03/09              0.30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           11.5               5.7     5.8      0.5
SINCE 7/1        89.8              53.0    36.8     41.4
DAYS >= TRACE       9               5.2     3.8        7
DAYS >= 1.0         4               2.2     1.8        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        21   03/10
 24 HR TOTAL      4.7   MM                           0.5

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     880               919     -39
 SINCE 7/1       7080              6771     309
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    24/160    DATE  03/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    31/160    DATE  03/18

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.70
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            3
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      4

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

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