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Latitude 45 32 N - Longitude 102 28 W - Elevation 2780 Feet
Station Record Begins 05/01/1916

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30 Year Normals (1981-2010)

JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDECAnnual
Max (F)30.434.044.258.368.878.086.586.475.360.242.831.158.1
Min (F)10.313.522.032.243.352.458.757.046.634.922.011.533.8
Mean (F)20.323.733.145.256.165.272.671.761.047.632.421.346.0
Precip (inches)0.460.421.201.843.092.912.371.621.271.470.580.4317.66
Snowfall (inches)3.55.98.34.70.30.00.00.00.01.14.43.631.8
HDD1384115598959429586142118354597813547598
CDD0002189224922861400654

Top Ten Information for October

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
54.31947
1
38.62009
54.11940
2
39.12002
53.22003
3
39.71959
53.01938
4
40.81969
52.72010
5
41.61932
52.61953
6
42.32013
52.11965
7
42.31984
51.32011
8
42.41946
50.41950
9
43.21976
50.22005
10
43.71939

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
5.82 in 20132.10 on 10/29/2004
1
0.001978
5.48 in 19821.99 on 10/6/1994
2
0.001968
4.55 in 19981.98 on 10/5/2013
3
0.001952
4.09 in 19941.82 on 10/5/2005
4
TR1993
4.03 in 19461.60 on 10/4/1998
5
TR1988
2.92 in 20091.60 on 10/9/1982
6
TR1945
2.82 in 19711.59 on 10/28/1991
7
0.031965
2.80 in 19951.53 on 10/12/1947
8
0.041962
2.68 in 19471.52 on 10/5/1972
9
0.101976
2.55 in 20081.25 on 10/5/2009
10
0.101955

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
22.0 in 201318.0 on 10/5/2013
1
0.0MANY
13.2 in 19328.0 on 10/20/1932
2
10.2 in 19467.0 on 10/1/1999
3
8.0 in 19996.0 on 10/5/2005
4
8.0 in 19546.0 on 10/28/1991
5
7.0 in 19916.0 on 10/25/1954
6
6.0 in 20095.0 on 10/11/1973
7
6.0 in 20055.0 on 10/2/1950
8
5.0 in 19734.0 on 10/15/1992
9
5.0 in 19503.0 on 10/5/2009
10


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