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Latitude 44 21 N - Longitude 103 46 W - Elevation 5350 Feet
Station Record Begins 03/01/1909

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30 Year Normals (1981-2010)

JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDECAnnual
Max (F)36.036.843.351.561.270.979.078.368.355.242.935.155.0
Min (F)16.917.423.230.539.948.755.654.645.134.224.116.434.0
Mean (F)26.527.133.341.050.559.867.366.556.744.733.525.844.5
Precip (inches)1.341.582.583.554.643.572.762.091.993.041.831.5130.48
Snowfall (inches)23.824.932.932.88.00.90.00.02.519.625.127.0197.5
HDD11951061984721453195546527863094512177797
CDD000153912511029100309

Top Ten Information for January

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
34.81986
1
7.91930
34.22006
2
8.01937
33.51981
3
11.71916
32.41914
4
12.31979
32.21953
5
12.91963
32.11992
6
12.91949
32.01983
7
13.81957
31.91934
8
13.81929
31.71958
9
14.51918
30.81990
10
14.71950

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
4.78 in 19491.68 on 1/27/1944
1
0.091935
3.50 in 19151.58 on 1/4/1949
2
0.241961
3.41 in 20110.99 on 1/4/1997
3
0.261952
3.38 in 19940.96 on 1/29/1910
4
0.301941
2.86 in 19180.94 on 1/3/1996
5
0.331966
2.71 in 19650.93 on 1/22/2012
6
0.371989
2.67 in 19440.80 on 1/15/1949
7
0.411912
2.58 in 19630.74 on 1/2/2013
8
0.411914
2.51 in 19260.74 on 1/15/1965
9
0.421954
2.43 in 19750.72 on 1/1/1970
10
0.431916

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
80.1 in 199424.6 on 1/29/1994
1
1.81935
60.4 in 194916.8 on 1/27/1944
2
2.01914
49.0 in 200815.8 on 1/4/1949
3
2.31941
42.8 in 199614.9 on 1/2/2013
4
2.41911
40.0 in 197712.4 on 1/21/1986
5
3.01952
39.1 in 201112.2 on 1/1/1996
6
3.11961
38.5 in 201312.0 on 1/24/2010
7
3.71946
34.0 in 200712.0 on 1/1/1970
8
3.71933
33.0 in 196311.7 on 12/18/2008
9
4.11923
31.7 in 199711.2 on 1/4/1997
10
4.61928


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