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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
259 AM MDT WED MAY 1 2019

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...THE GLASGOW CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2019...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              93   04/26/1952
 LOW              -19   04/01/1899
HIGHEST            83   04/19                         82  04/28
LOWEST             22   04/30                          0  04/01
                        04/12
                        04/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.2              57.8     1.4     51.5
AVG. MINIMUM     34.4              32.1     2.3     27.5
MEAN             46.8              44.9     1.9     39.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  6
DAYS MIN <= 32     13                                 18
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.03   1940
 MINIMUM            T   1949
TOTALS           0.87              0.85    0.02     0.42
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8                                  7
DAYS >= .10         4                                  2
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.21   04/16 TO 04/16

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           28.5   1896
 SNOW DEPTH        12   04/10/1995
                        04/09/1995
TOTALS              T               1.9    -1.9      5.6
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM              0.20      MM     0.56
SINCE 7/1        45.4              33.6    11.8     63.4
 LIQUID 7/1      4.54              3.40    1.14     6.34
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       2                                  6
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             4  04/09
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/29 TO 04/29

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     541               603     -62      756
 SINCE 7/1       8409              8007     402     8887
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/060
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/020    DATE  04/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/020    DATE  04/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     50


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

&&

APRIL WAS WARMER THAN NORMAL WITH NEAR NORMAL PRECIPITATION.

THE MONTH WAS WARMER THE NORMAL MOST OF THE TIME WITH THE COLD
PERIODS BETWEEN THE 10TH AND 13TH AND AT THE END OF THE MONTH. THE
HIGH FOR THE MONTH WAS 83 DEGREES ON THE 19TH AND THE LOW FOR THE
MONTH OF 22 DEGREES OCCURRED ON THE 11TH, 12TH, AND 30TH. THE
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE WAS 46.8 DEGREES WHICH WAS 1.9 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL.

PRECIPITATION WAS NEAR NORMAL WITH 0.87 INCH. NORMAL IS 0.85 INCH.
THE FIRST HALF OF THE MONTH WAS VERY DRY WITH ONLY 0.06 INCH, ALL OF
WHICH FELL ON THE 14TH. THE SECOND HALF OF THE MONTH HAD MOST OF THE
PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH WITH THE WETTEST DAY BEING THE 16TH WITH
0.21 INCH AND A 3 DAY PERIOD BETWEEN THE 26TH AND 28TH WHERE 0.46
INCH FELL.

THERE WAS ONLY A TRACE OF SNOW AT GLASGOW FOR THE ENTIRE MONTH.
MARCH AND APRIL ONLY 0.1 INCH OF SNOW COMBINED WHICH IS THE LEAST
AMOUNT OF SNOW FOR THOSE 2 MONTHS SINCE 2010. THE TRACE OF SNOW FOR
THE MONTH OCCURRED DURING A STORM ON THE 28TH THAT BROUGHT HEAVY
SNOW TO AREAS NORTH OF GLASGOW. THE DAY OF THAT STORM WAS ALSO THE
DAY OF GLASGOW`S PEAK WIND FOR THE MONTH OF 47 MPH AND WINDIEST DAY
WITH 18.2 MPH.

LOOKING AHEAD TO MAY, NORMAL HIGHS START AT 64 AND RISES TO 72 AT
THE END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL LOWS START AT 37 AND RISES TO 47 AT THE
END OF THE MONTH. NORMAL PRECIPITATION IS 1.92 INCHES AND NORMAL
SNOWFALL IS 1.2 INCHES.

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