Montana Department of Transportation

Main Content

Accidents and Incidents Report

Great Falls Climatic Report

CDUS45 KTFX 311604
CLIGTF

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
408 AM MDT SUN AUG 31 2014


................................... 

...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 30 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2014


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
..................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 YESTERDAY                                                           
  MAXIMUM         74    527 PM  97    1999  78     -4       90       
                                      1929                          
  MINIMUM         51   1147 PM  35    1993  47      4       50       
                                      1924                          
  AVERAGE         63                        62      1       70      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  YESTERDAY        T             0.61 1926   0.06  -0.06     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    4.39                      1.52   2.87     1.08    
  SINCE OCT 1     18.51                     13.28   5.23    12.23    
  SINCE JAN 1     16.46                     11.28   5.18     8.89    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  YESTERDAY        0.0           0.0  2002   0.0    0.0      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0     
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.6   -0.6      0.0     
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.3   -0.3      0.0     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        2                         5     -3        0       
  MONTH TO DATE   59                        67     -8        8       
  SINCE JUN 1    287                       308    -21      196       
  SINCE JUL 1     64                       117    -53       24       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  YESTERDAY        0                         2     -2        5       
  MONTH TO DATE  145                       111     34      165       
  SINCE JUN 1    324                       267     57      366       
  SINCE JAN 1    324                       274     50      369       
..................................................................


WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    25   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION    NW (330)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    30   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION    NW (330)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    10.5                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.3                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED YESTERDAY.                        
  LIGHT RAIN                                                         

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)HIGHEST    67           300 AM                                     
 LOWEST     23           500 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    45                                                       

..........................................................

                                                                     
THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TODAY
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   77        98      1991                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   47        34      1930                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
AUGUST 31 2014........SUNRISE   643 AM MDT   SUNSET   808 PM MDT   
SEPTEMBER  1 2014.....SUNRISE   644 AM MDT   SUNSET   806 PM MDT   

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




--------------------------------