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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
720 PM MDT WED NOV 1 2017

...THE GLASGOW CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   10/04/1943
 LOW               -8   10/19/1905
HIGHEST            81   10/19                         83  10/01
LOWEST             19   10/27                         22  10/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.3              57.0     1.3     54.8
AVG. MINIMUM     31.3              32.4    -1.1     35.1
MEAN             44.8              44.7     0.1     44.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32     19                                 13
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.41   1924
 MINIMUM            T   1965
TOTALS           0.91              0.75    0.16     3.11
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.10
DAYS >= .01         8                                 11
DAYS >= .10         3                                  4
DAYS >= .50         0                                  3
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.32   10/01 TO 10/01

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           13.6   2008
 SNOW DEPTH        11   10/13/2008
TOTALS            0.7               1.3    -0.6      0.4
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.07              0.10   -0.03     0.04
SINCE 7/1         0.7               1.5    -0.8      0.4
 LIQUID 7/1      0.07              0.20   -0.13     0.04
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       6                                  4
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   10/14                          0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.6   10/14 TO 10/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     621               630      -9      615
 SINCE 7/1        854               924     -70      873
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1        684               533     151      434
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   6/287
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/330    DATE  10/25
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/290    DATE  10/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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OCTOBER WAS VERY CLOSE TO NORMAL IN THE TEMPERATURE DEPARTMENT, BUT
A BIT WETTER THAN NORMAL, BREAKING THE STREAK OF DRY MONTHS. FOR THE
MONTH, 0.91 INCHES FELL, WHICH IS 0.16 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL. MOST OF
THAT FELL IN THE FIRST THREE DAYS OF THE MONTH.

GLASGOW IS STILL BELOW NORMAL FOR THE YEAR WITH ONLY 5.75 INCHES.
THIS IS 5.11 INCHES BELOW THE NORMAL OF 10.86.

FLUCTUATIONS IN TEMPERATURES OCCURRED THROUGHOUT THE MONTH WITH THE
LARGEST COOL DOWN COMING ON THE LAST TWO DAYS.

WINDS WERE STRONG DURING THE MONTH ESPECIALLY ON THE 22ND, WHEN A
COLD FRONT BROUGHT A GUST TO 58 MPH. THE WIND GUSTED TO 30 MPH OR
GREATER ON 15 DAYS.

LOOKING AHEAD TO NOVEMBER, NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES TO BEGIN THE
MONTH ARE IN THE UPPER 40S WITH LOWS NEAR 30. BY THE END OF THE
MONTH, NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES ARE NEAR 32 AND LOWS IN THE LOWER
20S. NORMAL PRECIPITATION IS 0.40 INCHES WITH 5.1 INCHES OF SNOW.

$$

TFJ



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