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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
626 AM MDT WED JUL 1 2015

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...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JUNE 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             102   06/21/1919
                        06/21/1900
 LOW               31   06/08/2009
                        06/10/1999
                        06/08/1950
HIGHEST            99   06/28        80      19       80
LOWEST             36   06/15        45      -9       38
AVG. MAXIMUM     81.6              73.3     8.3     69.8
AVG. MINIMUM     48.7              46.1     2.6     44.9
MEAN             65.2              59.7     5.5     57.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      7               1.4     5.6
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.2    -0.2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         8.02   1923
 MINIMUM         0.44   2015
TOTALS           0.44R             2.53   -2.09     4.18
DAYS >= .01         5              11.7    -6.7
DAYS >= .10         2               5.8    -3.8
DAYS >= .50         0               1.4    -1.4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.25   06/01 TO 06/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           11.1   1950
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.3    -0.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1        57.9              63.5    -5.6     76.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.2    -0.2
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   06/30 TO 06/30

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      82               191    -109      223
 SINCE 7/1       6930              7726    -796     8011
COOLING TOTAL      94                32      62        0
 SINCE 1/1         94                39      55        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/220    DATE  06/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/290    DATE  06/30

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     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.

&&

AN UPPER-LEVEL HIGH PRESSURE RIDGE DOMINATED THE WEATHER PATTERN IN JUNE...RESULTING
IN OVERALL WARM AND DRY CONDITIONS ACROSS CENTRAL MONTANA. THE AVERAGE MONTHLY
TEMPERATURE IN GREAT FALLS WAS 65.2 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 5.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. JUNE
2015 WAS ALSO THE DRIEST JUNE ON RECORD FOR GREAT FALLS...WITH ONLY 0.44 INCHES OF
RAINFALL.

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