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Great Falls Climatic Report

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GREAT FALLS MT                              
419 PM MDT FRI OCT 31 2014


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...THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR OCTOBER 31 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0400 PM LOCAL TIME.

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             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM         72    212 PM  76    1897  51     21       49       
                                      1892                          
  MINIMUM         44    415 AM  -9    2002  29     15       34       
                                      1984                          
  AVERAGE         58                        40     18       42      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            0.00          0.39 1973   0.02  -0.02     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.47                      0.86  -0.39     0.93    
  SINCE OCT 1      0.47                      0.86  -0.39     0.93    
  SINCE JAN 1     17.65                     13.61   4.04    10.66    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0           3.5  1973   0.2   -0.2      0.0     
  MONTH TO DATE    1.1                       4.1   -3.0      6.9     
  SINCE SEP 1      1.1                       5.3   -4.2      6.9     
  SINCE JUL 1      1.1                       5.6   -4.5      6.9     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY            7                        25    -18       23       
  MONTH TO DATE  405                       613   -208      681       
  SINCE SEP 1    660                       899   -239      847       
  SINCE JUL 1    730                      1020   -290      871       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    1                         1      0        0       
  SINCE SEP 1     26                        22      4       80       
  SINCE JAN 1    350                       298     52      449       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    26   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     S (180)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    32   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     S (180)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED    16.6                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.0                                              

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

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST    50           100 AM                                     
 LOWEST     25           100 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    38                                                       

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THE GREAT FALLS MT CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   51        74      1895                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   28       -12      1991                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
OCTOBER 31 2014.......SUNRISE   808 AM MDT   SUNSET   610 PM MDT   
NOVEMBER  1 2014......SUNRISE   809 AM MDT   SUNSET   608 PM MDT   

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




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