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Latitude 43 51 N - Longitude 104 13 W - Elevation 4315 Feet
Station Record Begins 07/01/1906

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30 Year Normals (1981-2010)

JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDECAnnual
Max (F)36.439.849.559.569.079.488.887.375.661.445.935.560.8
Min (F)13.015.324.132.742.251.458.757.146.734.422.512.834.3
Mean (F)24.727.636.846.155.665.473.872.261.247.934.224.147.6
Precip (inches)0.410.640.861.642.642.462.281.691.291.300.690.5416.44
Snowfall (inches)6.07.16.74.60.40.00.00.00.31.36.57.440.3
HDD1249104887456930892122017953292412667075
CDD00021710428324364200715

Yearly Top 10 Information

Yearly Rainfall

Yearly Snowfall

Wettest

Driest

Most Snow

Least Snow

AmountYearAmountYear
Rank
AmountYearAmountYear
24.3419967.011961
1
69.01993-9412.51948-49
23.9319297.761960
2
61.02005-0612.91953-54
23.8819988.501954
3
55.01996-9715.01950-51
22.9019239.211931
4
54.71936-3718.01960-61
21.3119869.262012
5
52.01974-7519.71980-81
20.4519979.381950
6
51.02007-0819.81951-52
20.3319279.691985
7
50.41985-8620.81945-46
20.32194610.181987
8
50.31981-8221.71933-34
20.21199110.751935
9
50.11990-9122.31961-62
20.02194110.911936
10
49.02002-0322.51991-92

Top 30 Information

Rainfall

Snowfall

Amount (inches)Date
Rank
Amount (inches)Date
2.765/10/2011
1
18.04/19/2006
2.706/8/1964
2
16.03/12/1952
2.609/29/1923
3
12.02/18/1955
2.345/26/1929
4
10.012/13/1992
2.325/31/2013
5
10.012/1/1980
2.308/13/2005
6
10.02/2/1919
2.257/19/1997
7
9.52/24/2011
2.258/29/1996
8
9.03/7/1998
2.206/18/1998
9
8.010/9/1987
2.1910/7/1994
10
8.03/3/1985
2.156/19/1921
11
8.011/19/1977
2.105/22/1952
12
8.04/8/1975
2.018/15/1930
13
8.04/25/1969
2.009/9/2002
14
8.02/3/1955
2.007/5/1992
15
7.611/12/1959
2.006/12/1926
16
7.03/30/1998
1.988/10/1974
17
7.02/13/1990
1.967/21/1978
18
7.011/26/1983
1.926/17/1965
19
7.03/4/1980
1.907/12/1932
20
7.012/18/1973
1.907/28/1922
21
7.04/18/1966
1.885/23/1933
22
7.012/24/1964
1.876/13/1921
23
7.01/20/1963
1.806/15/1939
24
7.05/7/1950
1.796/14/1976
25
7.04/15/1927
1.756/8/1993
26
7.04/12/1927
1.748/29/1964
27
7.012/31/1924
1.735/28/1956
28
6.511/21/2011
1.724/19/2000
29
6.512/16/1981
1.724/25/1969
30
6.53/22/1965

Top Ten Information for January

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
38.32006
1
7.51937
32.81953
2
9.01930
31.91992
3
11.71949
30.81990
4
11.71929
30.61934
5
12.31957
30.21981
6
13.11963
29.71989
7
14.71982
29.71958
8
14.71972
29.71941
9
15.01978
29.41986
10
15.51977

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
1.30 in 19260.60 on 1/14/1953
1
TR 1964
1.22 in 19990.40 on 1/3/1922
2
TR1952
1.11 in 19650.40 on 1/19/1926
3
0.022006
1.06 in 20090.38 on 1/10/1938
4
0.021954
1.02 in 19180.36 on 1/3/1926
5
0.041919
1.00 in 20030.35 on 1/26/2003
6
0.051989
0.98 in 20110.35 on 1/4/1955
7
0.071987
0.97 in 19380.35 on 1/20/1963
8
0.081995
0.95 in 19720.35 on 1/12/1979
9
0.091990
0.90 in 19960.34 on 1/28/2000
10
0.091984

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
20.5 in 19637.0 on 1/22/2003
1
TR2006
16.0 in 20037.0 on 1/20/1963
2
TR1964
14.0 in 19946.0 on 1/26/2003
3
TR1954
14.0 in 19266.0 on 1/3/1922
4
TR1952
12.0 in 20086.0 on 1/18/1933
5
0.61919
12.0 in 19656.0 on 1/14/1953
6
1.02001
12.0 in 19326.0 on 1/2/1968
7
1.01995
11.7 in 19775.5 on 1/20/1970
8
1.01984
11.7 in 19375.2 on 1/28/1991
9
1.01928
11.5 in 19444.5 on 1/26/1918
10
1.32012

Top Ten Information for February

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
37.91992
1
7.11936
37.91954
2
14.81929
37.01991
3
16.41933
34.91999
4
16.71939
34.21998
5
16.81989
33.72000
6
17.31922
33.12005
7
18.82011
33.01983
8
18.91960
32.91931
9
19.31923
32.71987
10
19.61993

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
1.56 in 19870.53 on 2/13/1990
1
TR 1983
1.39 in 20030.49 on 2/17/1991
2
0.011950
1.29 in 20070.45 on 2/7/2001
3
0.051949
1.26 in 19590.44 on 2/19/1986
4
0.061947
1.13 in 20120.41 on 2/4/1987
5
0.081970
1.06 in 19940.41 on 2/2/1919
6
0.081954
1.05 in 19860.40 on 2/5/2010
7
0.101952
1.04 in 19760.40 on 2/13/2009
8
0.121985
0.99 in 20010.40 on 2/23/1992
9
0.121977
0.98 in 20110.40 on 2/26/1987
10
0.131957

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
25.0 in 195512.0 on 2/18/1955
1
0.01992
20.0 in 199410.0 on 2/2/1919
2
0.01977
19.0 in 19879.5 on 2/24/2011
3
0.01949
16.0 in 20038.0 on 2/3/1955
4
TR 1983
16.0 in 19787.0 on 2/13/1990
5
0.21950
15.1 in 19596.0 on 2/13/2009
6
0.31970
15.0 in 20116.0 on 2/7/2001
7
0.81954
15.0 in 20016.0 on 2/4/1987
8
0.81952
13.8 in 19896.0 on 2/26/1987
9
1.01999
13.5 in 19195.5 on 2/23/2012
10
1.01963

Top Ten Information for March

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
46.72012
1
22.01965
42.82007
2
25.01943
42.81986
3
25.21924
42.31992
4
25.91932
41.51946
5
26.41944
40.92010
6
26.81955
40.91968
7
27.21951
40.81999
8
27.32002
40.32004
9
27.51950
40.02000
10
28.31969

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
1.91 in 19980.80 on 3/18/2003
1
TR1951
1.78 in 19960.73 on 3/30/1998
2
0.071974
1.61 in 20030.72 on 3/3/1985
3
0.091921
1.54 in 19430.62 on 3/4/1980
4
0.101979
1.47 in 19290.58 on 3/13/1995
5
0.131971
1.38 in 19750.54 on 3/8/1992
6
0.152010
1.36 in 19950.53 on 3/6/1994
7
0.151922
1.34 in 19440.53 on 3/23/1937
8
0.161948
1.33 in 19250.50 on 3/10/1999
9
0.201988
1.21 in 20020.46 on 3/9/1943
10
0.231963

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
20.0 in 199816.0 on 3/12/1952
1
0.01981
20.0 in 19439.0 on 3/7/1998
2
0.01974
17.0 in 19588.0 on 3/3/1985
3
TR 2012
17.0 in 19297.0 on 3/30/1998
4
TR 2000
16.0 in 19527.0 on 3/4/1980
5
TR1997
15.9 in 19896.5 on 3/22/1965
6
TR1951
14.9 in 19416.5 on 3/9/1943
7
0.11979
14.0 in 19826.0 on 3/26/1958
8
0.51978
14.0 in 19755.2 on 3/23/1941
9
1.01968
13.0 in 20065.0 on 3/4/2003
10
1.01961

Top Ten Information for April

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
52.51946
1
34.11920
52.21987
2
36.31920
51.41930
3
37.81918
51.32012
4
38.01907
51.11981
5
38.52013
50.11942
6
39.11956
50.01943
7
39.21935
49.82006
8
39.71951
49.82004
9
39.91945
49.61985
10
40.01970

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
4.27 in 19711.72 on 4/19/2000
1
0.021987
3.60 in 19401.72 on 4/25/1969
2
0.061952
3.48 in 19421.35 on 4/19/2006
3
0.081954
3.29 in 19631.28 on 4/22/1929
4
0.171928
3.22 in 19861.20 on 4/17/1986
5
0.251921
3.19 in 19411.19 on 4/18/1971
6
0.391951
2.91 in 20061.15 on 4/18/1970
7
0.401937
2.87 in 19751.13 on 4/9/1943
8
0.441985
2.85 in 19271.12 on 4/8/1975
9
0.441931
2.79 in 19321.09 on 4/23/1942
10
0.461955

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
25.0 in 200618.0 on 4/19/2006
1
0.0MANY
21.1 in 20138.0 on 4/8/1975
2
20.5 in 19278.0 on 4/25/1969
3
15.0 in 19187.0 on 4/22/2001
4
14.0 in 19977.0 on 4/18/1966
5
14.0 in 19847.0 on 4/15/1927
6
12.0 in 19697.0 on 4/12/1927
7
11.4 in 19566.5 on 4/5/1938
8
11.2 in 19406.2 on 4/22/1947
9
10.5 in 19916.0 on 4/10/2013
10

Top Ten Information for May

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
65.61934
1
47.01935
62.91958
2
49.12011
61.31936
3
49.71950
61.11994
4
49.81946
60.51939
5
50.01924
60.41985
6
50.12010
60.41966
7
50.51995
60.11992
8
50.71967
60.01987
9
51.01953
59.82007
10
51.01929

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
8.29 in 20112.76 on 5/10/2011
1
TR1966
6.00 in 19912.34 on 5/26/1929
2
0.081936
5.64 in 19622.32 on 5/31/2013
3
0.141934
5.54 in 19962.10 on 5/22/1952
4
0.471973
5.10 in 19461.88 on 5/23/1933
5
0.511985
5.07 in 19571.73 on 5/28/1956
6
0.591940
4.87 in 19291.70 on 5/11/1922
7
0.601960
4.84 in 19781.58 on 5/16/1991
8
0.632001
4.83 in 19331.56 on 5/22/2011
9
0.651919
4.72 in 19651.50 on 5/23/1954
10
0.701974

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
7.0 in 19507.0 on 5/7/1950
1
0.0MANY
6.0 in 19656.0 on 5/9/1965
2
5.0 in 19425.0 on 5/16/1942
3
4.5 in 19914.5 on 5/3/1991
4
4.0 in 19224.0 on 5/11/1922
5
3.0 in 20053.0 on 5/12/2005
6
3.0 in 19473.0 on 5/27/1947
7
3.0 in 19383.0 on 5/6/1938
8
2.0 in 20022.0 on 5/9/1986
9
2.0 in 19832.0 on 5/12/1983
10

Top Ten Information for June

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
74.31988
1
56.91945
72.51933
2
57.11928
71.52012
3
57.81998
71.41919
4
58.51947
71.01961
5
58.81969
71.01959
6
59.41951
70.62006
7
59.81944
70.51931
8
60.11927
70.41977
9
61.02003
70.22002
10
61.01955

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
6.35 in 19992.70 on 6/8/1964
1
0.382002
6.20 in 19982.20 on 6/18/1998
2
0.441981
6.15 in 19262.15 on 6/19/1921
3
0.611987
5.76 in 19642.00 on 6/12/1926
4
0.621974
5.64 in 19861.92 on 6/17/1965
5
0.742012
5.45 in 19471.87 on 6/13/1921
6
0.811989
5.08 in 19211.80 on 6/15/1939
7
0.841933
5.07 in 19651.79 on 6/14/1976
8
0.891994
4.57 in 19691.75 on 6/8/1993
9
0.972006
4.48 in 19931.71 on 6/15/1932
10
0.981961

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
2.0 in 19692.0 on 6/13/1969
1
0.0MANY
TR in 1944TR on 6/4/1944
2
TR in 1943TR on 6/3/1943
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Top Ten Information for July

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
81.11936
1
65.51993
79.22012
2
66.41992
78.92007
3
66.71958
78.92003
4
67.41950
78.82006
5
68.21922
78.82002
6
68.42010
78.21940
7
69.31971
77.91966
8
69.51927
77.71939
9
69.61962
77.21989
10
69.81944

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
6.23 in 19972.25 on 7/19/1997
1
0.071964
5.78 in 19222.00 on 7/5/1992
2
0.101949
5.46 in 19581.96 on 7/21/1978
3
0.111960
5.25 in 19261.90 on 7/12/1932
4
0.122011
4.65 in 19921.90 on 7/28/1922
5
0.321954
4.45 in 20041.68 on 7/13/1929
6
0.391994
4.14 in 19291.56 on 7/3/1958
7
0.461957
4.13 in 19231.51 on 7/25/1981
8
0.491950
3.94 in 19811.50 on 7/16/1993
9
0.501987
3.84 in 19661.50 on 7/24/1923
10
0.561934

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
NEVER
1
NEVER
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Top Ten Information for August

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
77.52003
1
65.31927
77.21937
2
66.61992
76.61983
3
66.91977
76.22000
4
67.11993
75.92001
5
67.21974
75.71961
6
67.51968
75.61970
7
67.71998
75.22007
8
67.81923
75.21995
9
68.01979
75.11943
10
68.11956

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
4.12 in 19962.30 on 8/13/2005
1
0.102012
3.98 in 19722.25 on 8/29/1996
2
0.151975
3.95 in 20052.01 on 8/15/1930
3
0.162010
3.76 in 19791.98 on 8/10/1974
4
0.161919
3.55 in 19391.74 on 8/29/1964
5
0.201985
3.51 in 19231.63 on 8/28/1933
6
0.201940
3.41 in 19321.45 on 8/11/1998
7
0.282004
3.36 in 19421.37 on 8/5/1942
8
0.311961
3.25 in 19661.34 on 8/8/2013
9
0.321935
3.10 in 19271.27 on 8/8/1979
10
0.341970

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
NEVER
1
NEVER
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Top Ten Information for September

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
68.01998
1
48.51965
67.71940
2
52.41961
67.11990
3
54.31934
66.41948
4
54.71929
66.21963
5
55.11985
65.62001
6
55.71993
65.52013
7
56.11984
65.41969
8
56.41945
65.31938
9
56.51974
64.81931
10
56.61926

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
4.22 in 19862.60 on 9/29/1923
1
TR 1956
3.91 in 19232.00 on 9/9/2002
2
TR 1953
3.66 in 20021.48 on 9/23/1997
3
0.011958
3.21 in 19731.22 on 9/25/1930
4
0.011952
3.17 in 19891.20 on 9/13/1967
5
0.051975
3.01 in 19671.15 on 9/9/2013
6
0.061969
3.00 in 19291.14 on 9/8/1946
7
0.121947
2.55 in 19181.08 on 9/7/1960
8
0.132012
2.53 in 19461.05 on 9/24/1959
9
0.181979
2.42 in 19451.04 on 9/20/1989
10
0.191983

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
4.0 in 20003.0 on 9/23/2000
1
0.0MANY
3.0 in 19273.0 on 9/26/1927
2
2.5 in 19612.5 on 9/29/1961
3
2.0 in 19952.0 on 9/27/1984
4
2.0 in 19852.0 on 9/16/1965
5
2.0 in 19842.0 on 9/25/1934
6
2.0 in 19652.0 on 9/6/1929
7
2.0 in 19341.3 on 9/27/1945
8
2.0 in 19291.0 on 9/21/1995
9
1.3 in 19451.0 on 9/20/1995
10

Top Ten Information for October

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
54.91940
1
35.81925
54.21947
2
38.72009
53.71953
3
38.81919
53.51965
4
39.92002
53.21938
5
41.21932
52.82010
6
41.31969
52.81950
7
42.91946
52.71944
8
43.01923
52.62003
9
43.21984
52.01943
10
43.31930

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
4.13 in 19982.19 on 10/7/1994
1
0.001965
4.11 in 19941.55 on 10/10/2010
2
0.001964
3.15 in 19821.32 on 10/5/2005
3
0.021945
3.02 in 19241.20 on 10/8/1924
4
0.031962
2.77 in 19831.18 on 10/2/1986
5
0.061968
2.74 in 19191.11 on 10/31/1974
6
0.061960
2.62 in 19961.04 on 10/14/1942
7
0.061956
2.24 in 19251.04 on 10/20/1924
8
0.071979
2.10 in 19951.02 on 10/9/1982
9
0.121992
2.09 in 19460.97 on 10/17/1998
10
0.121961

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
16.0 in 19258.0 on 10/9/1987
1
0.0MANY
11.5 in 19326.0 on 10/19/1932
2
11.0 in 19196.0 on 10/23/1925
3
8.5 in 19875.5 on 10/9/1932
4
8.0 in 19465.0 on 10/9/1993
5
6.0 in 20135.0 on 10/20/1936
6
6.0 in 19955.0 on 10/31/1928
7
6.0 in 19355.0 on 10/19/1919
8
5.5 in 19364.2 on 10/7/1946
9
5.0 in 20024.1 on 10/2/1950
10

Top Ten Information for November

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
43.41999
1
18.01985
41.51990
2
24.51955
41.21954
3
24.62000
41.01939
4
27.61947
40.32009
5
27.91929
40.21987
6
28.12003
39.62001
7
28.71996
39.61962
8
28.71979
39.51934
9
28.81978
39.31923
10
29.31993

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
1.83 in 19221.16 on 11/6/1922
1
0.001939
1.65 in 19830.80 on 11/6/2008
2
TR 2009
1.52 in 20080.80 on 11/6/1924
3
TR 1963
1.52 in 19850.73 on 11/26/1983
4
TR1949
1.48 in 20000.65 on 11/5/1927
5
0.011954
1.47 in 19470.60 on 11/26/2012
6
0.021950
1.35 in 19270.60 on 11/21/1952
7
0.061962
1.31 in 19210.58 on 11/21/2011
8
0.081965
1.07 in 19290.58 on 11/1/2000
9
0.101925
1.05 in 19940.55 on 11/19/1977
10
0.121961

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
21.0 in 19858.0 on 11/19/1977
1
0.0MANY
20.2 in 19477.6 on 11/12/1959
2
15.0 in 19837.0 on 11/26/1983
3
13.0 in 20006.5 on 11/21/2011
4
12.5 in 19366.5 on 11/11/1955
5
12.0 in 20036.4 on 11/20/1947
6
11.1 in 19916.0 on 11/6/2008
7
11.0 in 19276.0 on 11/21/1952
8
11.0 in 19226.0 on 11/6/1924
9
10.7 in 19295.5 on 11/3/1994
10

Top Ten Information for December

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
34.81939
1
9.11983
31.91954
2
13.81978
31.61959
3
15.41927
31.31965
4
16.42009
31.11933
5
16.91924
31.01991
6
17.21972
30.81994
7
17.92000
30.71940
8
18.01932
30.51957
9
18.11990
30.21999
10
18.52008

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
1.59 in 19960.95 on 12/13/1992
1
TR 1952
1.52 in 19920.80 on 12/31/1970
2
0.021991
1.21 in 19240.70 on 12/18/1973
3
0.021986
1.12 in 19370.69 on 12/1/1980
4
0.031965
1.04 in 19730.59 on 12/4/1983
5
0.051948
1.00 in 19890.57 on 12/12/1937
6
0.061959
0.95 in 20070.53 on 12/24/1964
7
0.061947
0.94 in 19780.47 on 12/4/1960
8
0.071930
0.94 in 19640.45 on 12/31/1924
9
0.08MANY
0.93 in 19800.40 on 12/16/1981
10

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
24.0 in 199610.0 on 12/13/1992
1
0.01971
17.5 in 192410.0 on 12/1/1980
2
TR1995
17.0 in 19927.0 on 12/18/1973
3
TR1965
15.4 in 19787.0 on 12/24/1964
4
TR1952
15.0 in 19707.0 on 12/31/1924
5
0.41991
14.5 in 19666.5 on 12/16/1981
6
0.41930
14.0 in 20096.0 on 12/15/2005
7
0.51987
13.0 in 20076.0 on 12/22/1996
8
0.51948
11.7 in 19896.0 on 12/4/1983
9
1.0MANY
11.7 in 19556.0 on 12/4/1972
10


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