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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
1007 AM MDT FRI SEP 2 2016

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...THE GLASGOW CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             108   08/06/1983
                        08/07/1949
                        08/06/1949
 LOW               28   08/23/1928
HIGHEST            98   08/31                        105  08/14
LOWEST             46   08/27                         38  08/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     83.3              84.4    -1.1     85.9
AVG. MINIMUM     54.7              56.0    -1.3     54.8
MEAN             69.0              70.2    -1.2     70.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      7                                 11
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.72   2014
 MINIMUM            T   2001
TOTALS           0.52              1.24   -0.72     0.84
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.04   -0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01         8                                  8
DAYS >= .10         2                                  3
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.22   08/18 TO 08/19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      26                35      -9       45
 SINCE 7/1         34                53     -19       50
COOLING TOTAL     159               196     -37      216
 SINCE 1/1        405               495     -90      564
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/295
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/280    DATE  08/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/290    DATE  08/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           26
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              4
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     53

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              9     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      3

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

&&

AUGUST WAS BOTH COOLER AND DRIER THAN AVERAGE. THE MEAN TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 69.0 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 1.2 DEGREES COOLER THAN
NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS 83.3 DEGREES AND THE AVERAGE LOW WAS
54.7 DEGREES. SEVEN DAYS GOT ABOVE 90 DEGREES DURING THE MONTH. THE
WARMEST DAY OF THE MONTH WAS AUGUST 31...WHEN THE HIGH REACHED 98
DEGREES. THE COLDEST READING OF THE MONTH WAS ON AUGUST 27...WHEN
THE LOW WAS 46 DEGREES.

0.52 INCHES OF RAIN FELL DURING THE MONTH...WHICH WAS 0.72 INCHES
BELOW NORMAL. MEASURABLE RAINFALL OCCURRED ON 8 OF THE 31 DAYS FOR
AUGUST...WITH THE MOST RAINFALL IN A 24 HOUR PERIOD OCCURRING ON THE
18TH AT 0.22 INCHES. THERE WERE 9 DAYS IN AUGUST IN WHICH THUNDER
WAS REPORTED...AND 3 DAYS OF HAZE AND SMOKE WERE REPORTED.

THE WIND GUSTED TO 30 MPH OR GREATER ON 16 DAYS. THE PEAK REPORTED
WIND SPEED WAS 52 MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 23RD.

LOOKING AHEAD TO SEPTEMBER...THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH
IS 58.2 DEGREES. NORMAL HIGHS BEGIN IN THE UPPER 70S...WITH LOWS IN
THE LOW 50S. BY THE END OF THE MONTH...NORMAL HIGHS ARE IN THE MID
60S WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. NORMAL RAINFALL FOR THE MONTH IS
0.94 INCHES.

$$

BIGELBACH



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