Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
700 AM MST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE GLASGOW CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              74   02/27/1932
 LOW              -59   02/15/1936
HIGHEST            56   02/16                         61  02/26
LOWEST            -16   02/08                          8  02/05
                                                          02/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.2              29.1     2.1     41.1
AVG. MINIMUM     14.5               9.4     5.1     22.1
MEAN             22.8              19.2     3.6     31.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     15                                  5
DAYS MIN <= 32     28                                 29
DAYS MIN <= 0       6                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.64   1916
 MINIMUM            T   1909
TOTALS           0.55              0.26    0.29     0.27
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         9                                  7
DAYS >= .10         3                                  0
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.21   02/21 TO 02/22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.4   1952
 SNOW DEPTH        29   02/12/2004
                        02/11/2004
TOTALS            9.2               4.4     4.8      2.1
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.92              0.40    0.52     0.21
SINCE 7/1        31.5              27.0     4.5     21.5
 LIQUID 7/1      3.15              2.70    0.45     2.15
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                                  1
DAYS >= TRACE      14                                 11
DAYS >= 1.0         4                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   02/07                          4  02/05
                                                          02/04
                                                          02/03
 24 HR TOTAL      4.0   02/06 TO 02/07

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1174              1281    -107      961
 SINCE 7/1       6107              6370    -263     5465
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/114
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/280    DATE  02/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    53/280    DATE  02/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                     10

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

&&

FEBRUARY WAS BOTH WARMER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL. THE AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 22.8 DEGREES, WHICH WAS 3.6 DEGREES
WARMER THAN NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH AND LOW WAS 31.2 AND 14.5
DEGREES RESPECTIVELY. THE HIGH TEMPERATURE CLIMBED INTO THE 50S ON
FOUR DAYS, WITH THE WARMEST BEING 56 DEGREES ON THE 16TH. THE LOW
DIPPED BELOW ZERO FIVE DAYS, THE COLDEST BEING 16 BELOW ON THE 8TH.

A TOTAL OF 9.2 INCHES OF SNOW FELL IN GLASGOW DURING THE MONTH,
WHILE 0.55 INCHES OF MOISTURE WAS MEASURED. THIS WAS 4.8 INCHES
ABOVE NORMAL FOR SNOWFALL AND 0.29 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL FOR MOISTURE.
A WINTER STORM ON THE 6TH AND 7TH BROUGHT 4.3 INCHES OF SNOW AND
0.13 INCHES OF MOISTURE. A SECOND SYSTEM BROUGHT 0.14 INCHES OF RAIN
ON THE 21ST BEFORE CHANGING TO SNOW ON THE 22ND AND DROPPING 0.6
INCHES OF SNOW AND ANOTHER 0.07 INCHES OF MOISTURE.

THE WIND GUSTED TO 30 MPH OR GREATER ON FIVE DAYS. THE PEAK WIND FOR
THE MONTH WAS 53 MPH ON THE 11TH.

LOOKING AHEAD TO MARCH, NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES BEGIN THE MONTH IN
THE MID 30S WITH LOWS IN THE MID TEENS. BY MONTH`S END, NORMAL HIGHS
ARE IN THE LOWER 50S WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. MOISTURE FOR THE
MONTH AVERAGES 0.42 INCHES WHILE NORMAL SNOWFALL IS 4.7 INCHES.

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