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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 March

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
46.01910
1
17.91965
44.82012
2
20.81924
41.91918
3
21.41932
41.02007
4
22.71912
40.51986
5
23.22002
39.51946
6
24.01955
39.11911
7
24.11913
37.71992
8
24.51944
37.52004
9
24.61996
37.11981
10
24.71943

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
7.59 in 19735.65 on 3/14/1973
1
0.181981
7.25 in 19772.67 on 3/11/1988
2
0.392012
5.46 in 19882.32 on 3/29/1977
3
0.521948
5.12 in 20092.01 on 3/24/2009
4
0.541939
4.79 in 19161.98 on 3/30/1977
5
0.551922
4.61 in 19501.84 on 3/8/2000
6
0.581958
4.38 in 19871.78 on 3/16/1963
7
0.601978
4.00 in 19961.57 on 3/21/1987
8
0.611961
3.41 in 19751.54 on 3/29/1916
9
0.821968
3.35 in 19661.42 on 3/22/1966
10
0.831938

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
93.5 in 197752.0 on 3/14/1973
1
0.01911
90.0 in 200940.2 on 3/11/1988
2
0.01910
86.1 in 198832.4 on 3/1/1998
3
1.01981
68.9 in 197330.2 on 3/24/2009
4
1.11938
68.8 in 199627.0 on 3/30/1977
5
2.72012
60.5 in 198726.3 on 3/30/2009
6
3.51939
58.6 in 199824.0 on 3/22/1966
7
3.81922
57.0 in 196622.7 on 3/21/1987
8
3.91928
54.8 in 198322.0 on 3/3/1966
9
5.11927
54.7 in 197520.8 on 3/8/2000
10
5.71934


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