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RECORD EVENT REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
830 AM MDT MON JUL 6 2015

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...RECORD COOL MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES FOR JUL 5 IN NORTH CENTRAL
MONTANA...

AFTER A NINE DAY PERIOD OF RECORD AND NEAR RECORD HEAT, MUCH OF
NORTH CENTRAL AND SOUTHWEST MONTANA EXPERIENCED ITS COOLEST JULY DAY
SINCE 1999. IN FACT, A COUPLE OF RECORD COOL MAXIMUM TEMPERATURES
WERE SET FOR JULY 5.

LOCATION           NEW RECORD    OLD RECORD    YEAR SET  RECORDS BEGAN
CUT BANK               56            61          1986       1903
GREAT FALLS            59            62          1982       1886

THIS WAS THE COOLEST JULY DAY SINCE 1999 AT SEVERAL LOCATIONS AS
WELL. FOLLOWING IS A TABLE SHOWING THE HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR JULY 5
2015, ALONG WITH THE LAST TIME IN ANY JULY THAT THE TEMPERATURE WAS
AS COOL...OR COOLER.

LOCATION           JULY 5 MAX T   LAST DATE OF COOLER JULY TEMPERATURE
BOZEMAN                68            68 ON JULY  5 2012
CUT BANK               56            55 ON JULY 31 1999
GREAT FALLS            59            57 ON JULY 15 1999
HAVRE                  64            63 ON JULY 31 1999
HELENA                 65            64 ON JULY 30 2001
LEWISTOWN              71            63 ON JULY 29 2013


...DAILY HIGH PRESSURE RECORD SET AT GREAT FALLS...

GREAT FALLS ALSO SET A DAILY PRESSURE RECORD. THE SEA LEVEL PRESSURE
REACHED 1025.5 MILLIBARS (MB) ON JULY 5. THIS EXCEEDED THE PREVIOUS
RECORD OF 1023.5 MB SET ON JULY 5 1999. THE RECORD HIGHEST VALUE FOR
JULY IS 1032.2 MB SET IN 1972.


...FREEZING TEMPERATURES THIS MORNING ALONG THE NORTHERN ROCKIES...

ST MARY RAWS DROPPED TO 31F THIS MORNING. THIS WAS THEIR COLDEST
JULY MORNING SINCE JULY 17 1999, WHEN THEIR LOW TEMPERATURE WAS 30F.
ALSO, THE TEMPERATURE AT MARIAS PASS FELL TO 30F THIS MORNING. THIS
WAS THEIR LOWEST JULY TEMPERATURE SINCE JULY 17 1999 WHEN THEIR LOW
WAS 30F. ACROSS THE STATE, THE RECORD COOLEST TEMPERATURE FOR JULY 6
IS 22 SET AT WEST YELLOWSTONE IN 1931.



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