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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
129 PM MDT THU SEP 8 2016

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...THE HELENA MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1866 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             105   08/24/1969
 LOW               28   08/25/1992
HIGHEST            98   08/02        85      13       98  08/14
                                                          08/13
                                                          08/01
LOWEST             41   08/25        47      -6       41  08/23
AVG. MAXIMUM     84.3              84.5    -0.2     86.4
AVG. MINIMUM     51.8              52.2    -0.4     53.3
MEAN             68.0              68.3    -0.3     69.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     10               9.5     0.5       12
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.23   1974
 MINIMUM            T   1940
TOTALS           0.92              1.20   -0.28     0.28
DAYS >= .01         5               7.3    -2.3
DAYS >= .10         4               3.4     0.6
DAYS >= .50         0               0.4    -0.4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.44   08/18 TO 08/19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   5
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.3    -0.3      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.3    -0.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.1    -0.1
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      26                42     -16       22
 SINCE 7/1         44                69     -25       37
COOLING TOTAL     129               145     -16      180
 SINCE 1/1        442               383      59      538
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/270    DATE  08/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/270    DATE  08/31

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     43

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

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