Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Pocatello, ID

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE POCATELLO ID
1046 AM MST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE POCATELLO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1939 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              60   01/31/2003
 LOW              -31   01/25/1949
HIGHEST            42   01/09        57     -15       43  01/05
LOWEST            -22   01/06       -28       6      -14  01/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     25.3              32.6    -7.3     33.2
AVG. MINIMUM      7.5              16.0    -8.5     18.2
MEAN             16.4              24.3    -7.9     25.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     21              14.3     6.7       12
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              29.2     1.8       30
DAYS MIN <= 0      12               3.6     8.4        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.24   1980
 MINIMUM         0.20   1945
TOTALS           2.85              0.99    1.86     1.41
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.03    0.06     0.05
DAYS >= .01        15              11.4     3.6       10
DAYS >= .10        11               3.6     7.4        6
DAYS >= .50         1               0.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.64   01/23 TO 01/24              0.39

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.6   1993
TOTALS           32.2R              8.8    23.4      8.7
SINCE 7/1        63.3              26.9    36.4     27.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     10                 4       6        1
DAYS >= 1.0         9               3.0     6.0        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        16   01/05                          3  01/29
                                                          01/26
                                                          01/25
 24 HR TOTAL      8.6R  01/23 TO 01/23               2.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1501              1262     239     1213
 SINCE 7/1       4333              4247      86     3892
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/180    DATE  01/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/210    DATE  01/09

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.60
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            8
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     83

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       7
LIGHT SNOW               20     SLEET                      0
FOG                      30     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      9
HAZE                     10

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

&&

4TH:  0.37" OF RAINFALL TIED THE OLD RECORD OF 0.37" SET IN 1982.
5TH:  LOW TEMPERATURE OF -19 TIED THE OLD RECORD OF -19 SET IN 1979.
23RD:  RAINFALL OF 0.52" BREAKS PREVIOUS RECORD OF 0.33" SET IN 1950.
23RD:  SNOWFALL OF 8.6" BREAKS THE OLD RECORD OF 2.8" SET IN 1993.
24TH:  SNOWFALL OF 4.5" TIES OLD RECORD OF 4.5" SET IN 1954.

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