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

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...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JULY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   07/25/1933
 LOW               35   07/04/1915
                        07/01/1894
HIGHEST            95   07/31        85      10       99
LOWEST             46   07/26        52      -6       45
                        07/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     86.2              83.4     2.8     87.3
AVG. MINIMUM     54.7              51.4     3.3     52.3
MEAN             70.4              67.4     3.0     69.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     11               8.0     3.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.45   1909
 MINIMUM         0.04   1959
TOTALS           0.78              1.50   -0.72     0.37
DAYS >= .01         5               7.5    -2.5
DAYS >= .10         1               3.9    -2.9
DAYS >= .50         1               0.8     0.2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.64   07/15 TO 07/15

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   1892
 24 HR TOTAL        T   7/3 1892
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               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       5                50     -45       16
 SINCE 7/1          5                50     -45       16
COOLING TOTAL     179               124      55      174
 SINCE 1/1        179               163      16      204
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/200    DATE  07/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/200    DATE  07/23

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     48

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     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. GREAT FALLS ENDED THE MONTH
BELOW NORMAL ON PRECIPITATION AND ABOVE NORMAL ON TEMPERATURE. THE
PRECIPITATION DEFICIT WAS 0.72 INCHES. THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE
SURPLUS WAS 2.8 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT AND THE AVERAGE LOW TEMPERATURE
SURPLUS WAS 3.3 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT. NO RECORDS WERE BROKEN DURING JULY.

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