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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
510 AM MDT TUE SEP 2 2014

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...THE GLASGOW CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             108   08/06/1983
                        08/07/1949
                        08/06/1949
 LOW               28   08/23/1928
HIGHEST            98   08/07                        100  08/16
LOWEST             43   08/26                         48  08/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.2              84.4    -2.2     86.9
AVG. MINIMUM     57.2              56.0     1.2     58.1
MEAN             69.7              70.2    -0.5     72.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      7                                 13
DAYS MAX <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0                                  0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0                                  0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.74   1985
 MINIMUM            T   2001
TOTALS           6.72R             1.24    5.48     0.18
DAILY AVG.       0.22              0.04    0.18     0.01
DAYS >= .01        18                                  4
DAYS >= .10         8                                  0
DAYS >= .50         2                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        2                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.27   08/23 TO 08/24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00              0.00    0.00     0.00
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      49                35      14        5
 SINCE 7/1         53                53       0       15
COOLING TOTAL     201               196       5      247
 SINCE 1/1        472               495     -23      477
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/071
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/340    DATE  08/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/340    DATE  08/28

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           22
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     63

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

&&

THE MONTH OF AUGUST WAS MUCH WETTER THAN NORMAL. IN FACT...IT WAS
THE WETTEST AUGUST ON RECORD...AND THE 5TH WETTEST MONTH OF ALL
TIME. THIS WAS MAINLY DUE TO A VERY SLOW MOVING STORM SYSTEM THAT
BROUGHT RECORD RAINFALL TO THE REGION FROM THE 21ST THROUGH 24TH.
5.26 INCHES OF RAIN FELL DURING THAT TIME...MAKING IT THE WETTEST
FOUR DAY PERIOD ON RECORD IN GLASGOW.

FOR THE MONTH...6.72 INCHES OF RAIN FELL...WHICH WAS 5.48 INCHES
ABOVE NORMAL. THE MONTHLY TOTAL BREAKS THE OLD MONTHLY RAINFALL
RECORD FOR AUGUST...WHICH WAS 5.74 INCHES IN 1985. THIS PAST AUGUST
ALSO RANKS AS GLASGOW`S 5TH WETTEST MONTH ON RECORD...BEHIND JUNE
1950 (6.95)...MAY 2011 (6.97)...JUNE 1906 (7.12)...AND JUNE 1923
(10.29).

THE YEARLY TOTAL THROUGH THE END OF AUGUST NOW STANDS AT 12.94
INCHES. AUGUST BEGAN 1.70 DRIER THAN NORMAL...BUT IS NOW 3.80 INCHES
WETTER THAN NORMAL.

AUGUST WAS ALSO A LITTLE COOLER THAN NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 69.7 DEGREES...WHICH WAS HALF A DEGREE COOLER THAN
NORMAL. THE AVERAGE HIGH FOR THE MONTH WAS 82.2 DEGREES...WHILE THE
AVERAGE LOW WAS 57.2 DEGREES. SEVEN DAYS REACHED 90 DEGREES OR
WARMER...THE WARMEST DAY BEING THE 7TH WHEN THE HIGH REACHED 98
DEGREES. THE COOLEST DAY WAS ON THE 26TH...WITH A LOW OF 43 DEGREES.

THE WIND GUSTED 30 MPH OR GREATER ON 10 DAYS DURING THE MONTH. THE
PEAK WIND GUST WAS 55 MPH ON THE 28TH.

THE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER BEGIN WITH HIGHS
IN THE UPPER 70S AND LOWS IN THE LOWER 50S...ENDING THE MONTH WITH
HIGHS IN THE MID 60S AND LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S. AVERAGE RAINFALL FOR
THE THE MONTH IS 0.94 INCHES. THE FIRST SNOWFALL OF THE SEASON IS
ALSO POSSIBLE IN SEPTEMBER...WITH AN MONTHLY AVERAGE OF 0.2 INCHES.

$$

BB






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