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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
222 PM MST MON NOV 3 2014

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...THE GLASGOW CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   10/04/1943
 LOW               -8   10/19/1905
HIGHEST            76   10/21                         78  10/07
LOWEST             24   10/03                         21  10/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.7              57.0     4.7     55.7
AVG. MINIMUM     36.2              32.4     3.8     30.8
MEAN             48.9              44.7     4.2     43.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  2
DAYS MIN <= 32      7                                 18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.41   1924
 MINIMUM            T   1965
TOTALS           0.41              0.75   -0.34     0.24
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         6                                  5
DAYS >= .10         1                                  0
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.21   10/16 TO 10/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           13.6   2008
 SNOW DEPTH        11   10/13/2008
TOTALS              T               1.3    -1.3      0.1
 LIQUID EQUIV       T              0.10   -0.10     0.01
SINCE 7/1           T               1.5    -1.5      0.1
 LIQUID 7/1        MM              0.20      MM     0.01
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       1                                  3
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                            -1  10/28
                                                          10/29
 24 HR TOTAL        T   10/27 TO 10/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     489               630    -141      667
 SINCE 7/1        773               924    -151      805
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1        495               533     -38      563
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/303
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/300    DATE  10/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/320    DATE  10/02

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

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

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

&&

THE MONTH OF OCTOBER WAS BOTH DRIER AND WARMER THAN NORMAL. ONLY
0.41 INCHES OF MOISTURE WAS RECORDED...WHICH WAS 0.34 INCHES BELOW
THE NORMAL OF 0.75 INCHES. MEASURABLE PRECIPITATION FELL ON JUST SIX
DAYS...THE MOST BEING 0.21 INCHES DURING THE EARLY MORNING OF THE
16TH. NO OTHER DAY DURING THE MONTH RECEIVED OVER A TENTH OF AN
INCH. THE FIRST SNOWFALL OF THE SEASON WAS OBSERVED HOWEVER...WHEN A
FEW FLAKES MIXED WITH RAIN ON THE MORNING OF THE 27TH.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 48.9 DEGREES. THAT WAS 4.2
DEGREES WARMER THAN NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THE
MONTH WAS 61.7 DEGREES...WHILE THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 36.2 DEGREES. THE
HIGH TEMPERATURE REACHED THE 70S FOUR TIMES IN OCTOBER...WITH 76
DEGREES ON THE 21ST BEING THE WARMEST. THE LOW TEMPERATURE DROPPED
TO FREEZING OR BELOW ON SEVEN OCCASIONS. THE COLDEST READING WAS 24
DEGREES ON THE MORNING OF THE 3RD.

THE PEAK WIND FOR THE MONTH WAS A 44 MPH GUST THAT OCCURRED ON THE
2ND. THE WIND GUSTED TO 30 MPH OR GREATER ON SEVENTEEN DAYS.

NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE MONTH OF NOVEMBER BEGIN WITH HIGHS IN
THE UPPER 40S AND LOWS IN THE MID 20S...ENDING THE MONTH WITH HIGHS
IN THE LOWER 30S AND LOWS AROUND 12 DEGREES. AVERAGE MOISTURE FOR
THE MONTH IS 0.40 INCHES...WHILE THE AVERAGE SNOWFALL IS 5.1 INCHES.

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BB





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