Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Missoula, MT

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA, MT
938 AM MST TUE JAN 1 2019

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...THE KALISPELL MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              58   12/04/1918
 LOW              -35   12/29/1990
                        12/30/1968
HIGHEST            44   12/19        MM      MM       42
                        12/17
LOWEST              3   12/31        MM      MM      -13
                        12/08
                        12/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     35.1              29.7     5.4     26.9
AVG. MINIMUM     20.0              15.8     4.2     16.1
MEAN             27.5              22.7     4.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9              17.0    -8.0       24
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              29.8    -0.8       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               3.3    -3.3        5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.78   1917
 MINIMUM         0.28   1943
TOTALS           0.78              1.56   -0.78
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.05   -0.02     0.08
DAYS >= .01        13              14.4    -1.4       14
DAYS >= .10         3               5.5    -2.5        7
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.17   12/29 TO 12/29              0.93

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS            7.6              16.3    -8.7     32.8
SINCE 7/1        11.1              26.7   -15.6     42.0
DAYS >= TRACE      17              11.8     5.2       19
DAYS >= 1.0         3               5.0    -2.0        9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   12/29
 24 HR TOTAL      2.2   12/29 TO 12/29               8.4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1153              1310    -157
 SINCE 7/1       3357              3514    -157
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        148               147       1
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    29/040    DATE  12/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    36/040    DATE  12/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            1
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     76

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                0     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     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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