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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GLASGOW MT
110 PM MDT TUE APR 1 2014

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...THE GLASGOW CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              81   03/22/1928
 LOW              -45   03/12/1897
HIGHEST            64   03/16                         61  03/13
LOWEST            -21   03/01                         -7  03/18
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.8              42.4    -4.6     34.6
AVG. MINIMUM     17.1              20.9    -3.8     13.9
MEAN             27.5              31.7    -4.2     24.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0                                  0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11                                 13
DAYS MIN <= 32     31                                 31
DAYS MIN <= 0       2                                  4

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.25   1898
 MINIMUM            T   1901
TOTALS           0.71              0.42    0.29     1.00
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.01    0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01        14                                 10
DAYS >= .10         0                                  3
DAYS >= .50         0                                  0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                                  0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.15   03/02 TO 03/03

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.0   1897
 SNOW DEPTH        21   03/04/2004
                        03/03/2004
TOTALS            6.6               4.7     1.9     13.3
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.66              0.50    0.16     1.33
SINCE 7/1        30.4              31.7    -1.3     50.6
 LIQUID 7/1      3.04              3.20   -0.16     5.06
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  1
DAYS >= TRACE      16                                 12
DAYS >= 1.0         3                                  3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   03/05                          4  03/24
                        03/04                             03/23
                        03/03
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5   03/02 TO 03/03

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1154              1034     120     1256
 SINCE 7/1       7802              7404     398     7463
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              10.1
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/022
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/280    DATE  03/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/290    DATE  03/16

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             14
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      7

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

&&

DESPITE THIRTEEN CONSECUTIVE DAYS IN THE MIDDLE OF MARCH BEING
WARMER THAN NORMAL...THE MONTH WOUND UP COLDER THAN NORMAL. THAT IS
BECAUSE THE FIRST SEVEN DAYS OF THE MONTH WERE MORE THAN 17 DEGREES
COLDER THAN NORMAL...WHILE THE LAST TEN DAYS OF THE MONTH WERE
ALMOST 10 DEGREES COLDER THAN NORMAL. ON THE WHOLE...THE MONTH OF
MARCH WAS 4.2 DEGREES COLDER THAN NORMAL. THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR THE MONTH WAS 27.5 DEGREES. THE AVERAGE HIGH TEMPERATURE WAS
37.8 DEGREES...WHILE THE AVERAGE LOW WAS 17.1 DEGREES. THE COLDEST
TEMPERATURE OF THE MONTH WAS 21 BELOW ON THE MORNING OF THE 1ST. THE
WARMEST DAY OF THE MONTH WAS 64 DEGREES...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE
16TH.

MARCH WAS ALSO ABOVE NORMAL FOR PRECIPITATION. MOST OF IT FELL IN
THE FORM OF SNOW...BUT THERE WERE A COUPLE OF RAINSHOWERS DURING THE
MIDDLE OF THE MONTH. ALL TOTALED...0.71 INCHES OF MOISTURE WAS
RECORDED DURING THE MONTH. THAT WAS 0.29 INCHES ABOVE THE NORMAL OF
0.42 INCHES. TOTAL SNOWFALL FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH WAS 6.6 INCHES...
WHICH WAS 1.9 INCHES MORE THAN THE NORMAL OF 4.7 INCHES. THE
GREATEST STORM TOTAL HAPPENED FROM THE MORNING OF THE 2ND THROUGH
THE MORNING OF THE 3RD. DURING THAT TIME...2.5 INCHES OF SNOW
FELL...WITH 0.15 INCHES OF MOISTURE.

THERE WERE NINE DAYS IN WHICH THE WIND GUSTED 30 MPH OR GREATER. THE
HIGHEST WIND GUST WAS 42 MPH...WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 16TH.

THE NORMAL TEMPERATURES FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL BEGIN WITH HIGHS IN
THE LOWER 50S AND LOWS IN THE UPPER 20S. BY THE END OF THE MONTH...
NORMAL HIGHS ARE IN THE LOWER 60S...WITH LOWS IN THE UPPER 30S.
NORMAL PRECIPITATION FOR THE MONTH IS 0.85 INCHES...WITH NORMAL
SNOWFALL OF 1.9 INCHES.

$$

BB






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