Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
725 PM MST TUE FEB 2 2016

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...THE GLASGOW CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              62   01/17/1919
 LOW              -56   01/12/1916
HIGHEST            44   01/29                         51  01/27
                        01/28                             01/26
LOWEST            -25   01/17                        -19  01/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     25.0              23.4     1.6     29.3
AVG. MINIMUM      7.8               4.2     3.6      9.7
MEAN             16.4              13.8     2.6     19.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     21                                 13
DAYS MIN <= 32     31                                 31
DAYS MIN <= 0       9                                 11

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.52   1916
 MINIMUM            T   1973
TOTALS           0.34              0.37   -0.03     0.80
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.03
DAYS >= .01         6                                 11
DAYS >= .10         2                                  5
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.15   01/07 TO 01/07
                        01/24 TO 01/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           41.6   2011
 SNOW DEPTH        25   01/30/2004
TOTALS            5.6               8.0    -2.4     20.5
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM              0.80      MM     2.05
SINCE 7/1        19.4              22.6    -3.2     32.1
 LIQUID 7/1      1.38              2.30   -0.92     3.21
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      7                                  2
DAYS >= TRACE      14                                 11
DAYS >= 1.0         3                                  5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   01/26                          6  01/08
                        01/25                             01/07
                        01/12
 24 HR TOTAL      1.5   01/07 TO 01/07
                        01/24 TO 01/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1499              1587     -88     1406
 SINCE 7/1       4504              5089    -585     4806
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/354
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/280    DATE  01/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/280    DATE  01/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           11
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     80

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      8

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

&&

JANUARY WAS WARMER AND A LITTLE DRIER THAN NORMAL. THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 16.4 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 2.6 DEGREES
WARMER THAN NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS
25 DEGREES...WITH AN AVERAGE LOW OF 7.8 DEGREES. THE HIGH
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 44 DEGREES...AND THAT OCCURED ON THE
28TH AND 29TH. THE LOW FOR THE MONTH WAS 25 BELOW...WHICH OCCURED ON
THE 17TH.

5.6 INCHES OF SNOW FELL DURING JANUARY...WHILE 0.34 INCHES OF
MOISTURE WAS RECORDED. THE MOISTURE WAS 0.03 INCHES BELOW NORMAL...
WHILE THE MONTHLY SNOWFALL FELL 2.4 INCHES SHORT OF NORMAL. A TENTH
OF AN INCH OF MOISTURE FELL ON BOTH THE 7TH AND 24TH...MARKING THE
HIGHEST DAILY TOTAL FOR THE MONTH. COINCIDENTALLY...1.5 INCHES OF
SNOWFALL WAS MEASURE ON EACH OF THOSE DAYS.

THE WIND GUSTED TO 30 MPH OR GREATER ON JUST FOUR DAYS. A PEAK WIND
OF 41 MPH WAS RECORDED ON THE 29TH.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY IS 19.2 DEGREES.
NORMAL HIGHS ARE IN THE MID 20S TO BEGIN THE MONTH...WINDING UP THE
MONTH IN THE MID 30S. NORMAL LOWS START OUT AROUND 6 DEGREES...
FINISHING UP THE MONTH IN THE MID TEENS. AVERAGE MOISTURE FOR THE
MONTH IS 0.26 INCHES...WITH A NORMAL SNOWFALL OF 4.4 INCHES.

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