Climatological Report (Monthly)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
700 AM MST TUE MAR 3 2015

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...THE GLASGOW CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015

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            49   02/08                         50  02/17
LOWEST            -18   02/04                        -19  02/07
                                                          02/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     29.9              29.1     0.8     22.1
AVG. MINIMUM      8.2               9.4    -1.2     -0.7
MEAN             19.1              19.2    -0.1     10.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     15                                 20
DAYS MIN <= 32     28                                 28
DAYS MIN <= 0       9                                 18

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.64   1916
 MINIMUM            T   1909
TOTALS           0.26              0.26    0.00     0.22
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8                                  5
DAYS >= .10         0                                  1
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.09   02/02 TO 02/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           21.4   1952
 SNOW DEPTH        29   02/12/2004
                        02/11/2004
TOTALS            3.0               4.4    -1.4      3.9
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.30              0.40   -0.10     0.39
SINCE 7/1        35.1              27.0     8.1     23.8
 LIQUID 7/1      3.51              2.70    0.81     2.38
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE      12                                 18
DAYS >= 1.0         1                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   02/06                          2  02/14
                        02/05
                        02/04
 24 HR TOTAL      1.8   02/02 TO 02/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1278              1281      -3     1516
 SINCE 7/1       6084              6370    -286     6648
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/021
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/110    DATE  02/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    37/110    DATE  02/14

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          8

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      5

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

THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY WAS ABOUT AS CLOSE TO NORMAL AS YOU CAN GET.
THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 19.1 DEGREES...JUST 0.1 DEGREE COOLER
THAN NORMAL. MEANWHILE...0.26 INCHES OF MOISTURE WAS RECORDED...
WHICH WAS EXACTLY NORMAL.

THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 29.9 DEGREES...WHILE
THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 8.2 DEGREES. THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE
MONTH WAS 49 DEGREES ON THE 8TH...WHILE THE COOLEST READING WAS 18
BELOW ON THE 4TH. THE MERCURY DIPPED BELOW ZERO ON EIGHT DAYS...
WHILE THE HIGHS REACHED THE 40S ON SEVEN DAYS.

MEASURABLE MOISTURE FELL ON EIGHT DAYS IN FEBRUARY. HOWEVER...THE
HIGHEST AMOUNT WAS JUST 0.12 INCHES FROM A SYSTEM THE MOVED THROUGH
ON THE 2ND AND 3RD. 2.5 INCHES OF SNOW FELL DURING THIS EVENT. FOR
THE MONTH...ONLY 3.0 INCHES OF SNOW WAS RECORDED...WHICH WAS 1.4
INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

THE WIND GUSTED TO 30 MPH OR GREATER ON SEVEN DAYS. THE PEAK GUST
FOR THE MONTH WAS 37 MPH ON THE 14TH.

LOOKING AHEAD TO MARCH...NORMAL HIGHS FOR THE MONTH BEGIN IN THE MID
30S ENDING IN THE LOWER 50S. NORMAL LOWS FOR THE MONTH START OUT IN
THE MID TEENS...WINDING UP THE MONTH IN THE UPPER 20S. AVERAGE
MOISTURE FOR THE MONTH IS 0.42 INCHES...WHILE THE AVERAGE SNOWFALL
IS 4.7 INCHES.

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