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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MISSOULA, MT
916 AM MST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE KALISPELL MT CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1894 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              58   12/04/1918
 LOW              -35   12/29/1990
                        12/30/1968
HIGHEST            46   12/21        MM      MM       42
LOWEST            -16   12/30        MM      MM      -14
AVG. MAXIMUM     31.6              29.7     1.9     28.2
AVG. MINIMUM     18.5              15.8     2.7     13.2
MEAN             25.0              22.7     2.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     14              17.0    -3.0       17
DAYS MIN <= 32     30              29.8     0.2       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               3.3    -0.3        5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.78   1917
 MINIMUM         0.28   1943
TOTALS           2.35              1.56    0.79
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.05    0.03     0.05
DAYS >= .01        16              14.4     1.6       11
DAYS >= .10         8               5.5     2.5        6
DAYS >= .50         1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.65   12/23 TO 12/24              0.41

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
TOTALS           16.2              16.3    -0.1     22.2
SINCE 7/1        26.5              26.7    -0.2     33.5
DAYS >= TRACE      16              11.8     4.2       16
DAYS >= 1.0         7               5.0     2.0        8
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         7   12/29
                        12/28
 24 HR TOTAL      5.1   MM                           7.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1229              1310     -81
 SINCE 7/1       3227              3514    -287
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1        217               147      70
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/030    DATE  12/28
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    42/030    DATE  12/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.80
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR            2
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             10
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         19

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     86

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      26     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     10
HAZE                      3

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

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