Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
1054 PM MST SAT JAN 7 2017

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...THE GLASGOW MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

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  25.0   7.8  16.4  +2.6    44  -25   0.34  -0.03    5.6   -2.4
FEB  41.1  22.1  31.6 +12.4    61    8   0.27  +0.01    2.1   -2.3
MAR  52.5  27.2  39.8  +8.1    68   12   0.53  +0.11    2.9   -1.8
APR  59.3  33.4  46.4  +1.5    80   19   2.61  +1.76    3.2   +1.3
MAY  69.7  43.1  56.4  +1.3    87   30   4.46  +2.54      0   -1.2
JUN  79.6  52.4  66.0  +2.0    92   44   3.51  +1.88      0      0
JUL  82.3  57.5  69.9  -1.2    93   51   3.42  +1.64      0      0
AUG  85.3  54.7  69.0  -1.2    98   46   0.52  -0.72      0      0
SEP  70.3  46.3  58.3  +0.1    94   27   1.67  +0.73      0   -0.2
OCT  54.8  35.1  44.9  +0.2    83   22   3.11  +2.36    0.4   -0.9
NOV  50.6  29.1  39.8 +10.5    67   21   0.06  -0.34      T   -5.1
DEC  21.2   2.7  12.0  -4.3    43  -29   0.36  -0.04    9.2   +1.2

ANN  57.5  34.3  45.9  +2.7    98  -29  20.86  +9.20   23.4  -11.4


WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             113   07/31/1900
 LOW              -59   02/15/1936
HIGHEST            98   08/31
LOWEST            -29   12/17
MEAN             45.9              43.2    +2.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     17
DAYS MAX <= 32     51
DAYS MIN <= 32    166
DAYS MIN <= 0      23

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        22.96   2011
TOTALS          20.86             11.66   +9.20
DAYS >= .01       102
DAYS >= .10        48
DAYS >= .50        11
DAYS >= 1.00        3
24 HR MAX PRECIP 2.67   05/09-05/10

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           83.4   2011
TOTALS           23.4              34.8   -11.4
DAYS >= TRACE      56
DAYS >= 1.0         9
24 HR MAX SNOW    4.4   12/10

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    7340              8560   -1220
COOLING TOTAL     434               494     +60

WIND (MPH)
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION     53/280   07/18
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION     71/290   07/18

WEATHER CONDITIONS (NUMBER OF DAYS WITH)
THUNDERSTORM       43
FOG               113
FOG <1/4 MILE      20
FREEZING RAIN       3

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

&&

WITH 20.86 INCHES, 2016 WAS THE SECOND WETTEST YEAR AND WAS TIED
WITH BEING THE FIFTH WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD. THIS HAS BEEN THE NINTH
OUT OF THE LAST 10 YEARS THAT HAS BEEN WETTER THAN NORMAL. THE 23.4
INCHES OF SNOW WAS MORE THAN 11 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 45.9 DEGREES WAS 2.7 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. SEVEN RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE RECORDS WERE SET WHILE ONLY
ONE RECORD LOW WAS SET THIS YEAR.

2016 STARTED OFF MILD. FEBRUARY HAD THE LARGEST DEPARTURE OF ANY
MONTH AND WAS THE FIFTH WARMEST. THE WARM CONDITIONS CONTINUED INTO
THE SPRING WITH JUNE BEING THE SIXTH MONTH IN A ROW WHERE
TEMPERATURES AVERAGED ABOVE NORMAL. IT WAS A VERY WET SPRING TOO,
WITH MAY`S 4.46 INCHES BEING 2.54 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

THE SUMMER ENDED ON A COOL NOTE WITH JULY AND AUGUST. IT STARTED OFF
WETTER THAN NORMAL, THEN FINISHED OFF WITH A DRY AUGUST.

TEMPERATURES STARTED OUT CLOSE TO NORMAL FOR THE FALL BUT NOVEMBER
WAS THE FOURTH WARMEST, WITH THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE MORE THAN 10
DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. PRECIPITATION-WISE, 3.11 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION FELL IN OCTOBER, WHICH WAS 2.36 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
ALSO OF NOTE, ONLY A TRACE OF SNOW FELL IN NOVEMBER.

DECEMBER TURNED OUT COLD FOR GLASGOW WITH THE AVERAGE OF 12.0
DEGREES BEING 4.3 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. TOTAL PRECIPITATION
COLLECTED WAS CLOSE TO NORMAL BUT SNOWFALL WAS MORE THAN AN INCH
ABOVE.

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BURLESON/JAMBA


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