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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT
223 AM MDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   03/30/2004
                        03/29/1978
 LOW              -32   03/10/1932
HIGHEST            57   03/30        49       8       75
LOWEST             -6   03/05        20     -26        6
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.2              45.9    -5.7     50.2
AVG. MINIMUM     18.5              22.6    -4.1     25.3
MEAN             29.4              34.2    -4.8     37.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               4.6     1.4
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              25.2     5.8
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               2.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.41   1948
 MINIMUM         0.08   1916
TOTALS           0.97              0.91    0.06     0.41
DAYS >= .01         9               9.3    -0.3
DAYS >= .10         4               3.0     1.0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.33   03/04 TO 03/04

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           27.8   2005
 24 HR TOTAL     13.0   03/14/1948 TO 03/14/1948
TOTALS           12.4              11.9     0.5      5.6
SINCE 7/1        84.7              51.9    32.8     43.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2
DAYS >= TRACE      11               7.8     3.2
DAYS >= 1.0         4               3.5     0.5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         8   03/05
 24 HR TOTAL      5.2   03/04 TO 03/04

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1097               953     144      839
 SINCE 7/1       6986              6458     528     6537
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/230    DATE  03/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/230    DATE  03/27

SKY COVER
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
HAZE                      6

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

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