Montana Department of Transportation

Main Content

Accidents and Incidents Report

Great Falls Climatic Report

CDUS45 KTFX 202246
CLIGTF


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
442 PM MDT MON APR 20 2015


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

...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR APRIL 20 2015...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1886 TO 2015


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
..................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM         65    255 PM  89    1980  57      8       60       
  MINIMUM         26    509 AM  -1    2008  31     -5       36       
  AVERAGE         46                        44      2       48      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.00          1.69 1973   0.05  -0.05     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.75                      0.90  -0.15     0.56    
  SINCE OCT 1      5.19                      4.79   0.40     6.34    
  SINCE JAN 1      2.24                      2.79  -0.55     4.29    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0          16.5  1973   0.3   -0.3      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    0.8                       6.2   -5.4      2.4     
  SINCE MAR 1      1.6                      18.1  -16.5     15.2     
  SINCE JUL 1     57.9                      58.1   -0.2     72.7     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY           19                        21     -2       17       
  MONTH TO DATE  464                       467     -3      452       
  SINCE MAR 1   1120                      1420   -300     1536       
  SINCE JUL 1   6258                      6925   -667     7190       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE MAR 1      0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JAN 1      0                         0      0        0       
..................................................................


WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    16   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     W (280)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    22   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     W (250)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     5.8                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  NO SIGNIFICANT WEATHER WAS OBSERVED.                               

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    82           700 AM                                     
 LOWEST20           100 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    51                                                       

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

                                                                     
THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   57        80      1942                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   32        -8      2008                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
APRIL 20 2015.........SUNRISE   628 AM MDT   SUNSET   822 PM MDT   
APRIL 21 2015.........SUNRISE   626 AM MDT   SUNSET   823 PM MDT   

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




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