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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
240 PM MST THU FEB 2 2017

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...THE GLASGOW CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              62   01/17/1919
 LOW              -56   01/12/1916
HIGHEST            44   01/29                         MM  MM
LOWEST            -29   01/11                         MM  MM
AVG. MAXIMUM     19.0              23.4    -4.4       MM
AVG. MINIMUM      2.4               4.2    -1.8       MM
MEAN             10.7              13.8    -3.1       MM
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                 MM
DAYS MAX <= 32     23                                 MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     31                                 MM
DAYS MIN <= 0      15                                 MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.52   1916
 MINIMUM            T   1973
TOTALS           0.47              0.37    0.10       MM
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01       MM
DAYS >= .01         8                                 MM
DAYS >= .10         1                                 MM
DAYS >= .50         0                                 MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                 MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.25   01/09 TO 01/09

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           41.6   2011
 SNOW DEPTH        25   01/30/2004
TOTALS           12.7               8.0     4.7       MM
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM              0.80      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1        22.3              22.6    -0.3       MM
 LIQUID 7/1      0.96              2.30   -1.34       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      4                                 MM
DAYS >= TRACE      13                                 MM
DAYS >= 1.0         3                                 MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   01/10                         MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      6.4   01/09 TO 01/09

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1677              1587      90       MM
 SINCE 7/1       4933              5089    -156       MM
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0       MM
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0       MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   4/290
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/290    DATE  01/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/290    DATE  01/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     78

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      8

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

&&

THE MONTH OF JANUARY WAS COOLER AND WETTER THAN NORMAL. A TOTAL OF
12.7 INCHES OF SNOW FELL DURING THE MONTH, WITH 0.47 INCHES OF
MOISTURE WITHIN THE SNOW. THIS WAS 4.7 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL FOR
MONTHLY SNOWFALL AND 0.10 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL FOR MOISTURE. THE
GREATEST SNOWFALL OCCURRED ON THE 9TH WHEN 6.4 INCHES WAS MEASURED,
SETTING A NEW DAILY RECORD FOR THAT DATE. A QUARTER INCH OF MOISTURE
WAS RECORDED IN THAT 6.4 INCHES. MEASURABLE SNOWFALL OCCURRED ON
EIGHT DAYS DURING THE MONTH, WHILE AN INCH OR MORE OF SNOWFALL WAS
REPORTED ON THREE DAYS.

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JANUARY WAS 10.7 DEGREES, WHICH WAS 3.1
DEGREES BELOW NORMAL.  THE AVERAGE HIGH WAS 19.0 DEGREES, WITH AN
AVERAGE LOW OF 2.4 DEGREES. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH
WAS 44 DEGREES ON THE 29TH, WHILE THE LOWEST READING WAS 29 BELOW ON
THE 11TH. THE TEMPERATURE CLIMBED ABOVE FREEZING ON EIGHT DAYS,
WHILE IT DIPPED BELOW ZERO ON FIFTEEN DAYS.

THE WIND GUSTED TO 30 MPH OR GREATER ON JUST SEVEN DAYS. THE PEAK
WIND FOR THE MONTH WAS 52 MPH ON THE 30TH.

LOOKING AHEAD TO FEBRUARY, NORMAL HIGH TEMPERATURES BEGIN THE MONTH
IN THE MID 20S WITH NORMAL LOWS AROUND 6 DEGREES. BY MONTH`S END,
NORMAL HIGHS ARE IN THE MID 30S WITH LOWS IN THE MID TEENS. MOISTURE
FOR THE MONTH AVERAGES 0.26 INCHES WITH AN AVERAGE SNOWFALL OF 4.4
INCHES.

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