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Latitude 44 03 N - Longitude 103 03 W - Elevation 3160 Feet
Station Record Begins 08/01/1942

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30 Year Normals (1981-2010)

JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDECAnnual
Max (F)37.139.647.958.367.877.887.186.475.661.447.036.960.4
Min (F)12.915.122.931.842.151.258.156.646.034.122.113.033.9
Mean (F)25.027.435.445.055.064.572.671.560.847.734.524.947.1
Precip (inches)0.300.440.931.803.222.531.851.561.291.420.530.4216.29
Snowfall (inches)4.45.88.77.91.10.00.00.00.21.66.05.441.1
HDD1240105491860132599152218753891312417152
CDD0002138425022361300636

Yearly Top 10 Information

Yearly Rainfall

Yearly Snowfall

Wettest

Driest

Most Snow

Least Snow

AmountYearAmountYear
Rank
AmountYearAmountYear
27.7019469.121974
1
80.91985-8616.91980-81
25.9719829.981961
2
78.82008-0921.11960-61
23.83199710.272002
3
76.72013-1222.61950-51
22.59196710.501994
4
71.12010-1123.01945-46
22.50196210.921988
5
69.61969-7023.31951-52
22.23194410.972003
6
68.01970-7124.72011-12
21.89199811.151960
7
66.51949-5024.62006-07
21.70201311.241952
8
63.82013-1424.61947-48
21.44198611.412012
9
56.71976-7724.91982-83
20.59200811.782006
10
56.31993-9425.61963-64

Top 30 Information

Rainfall

Snowfall

Amount (inches)Date
Rank
Amount (inches)Date
3.786/15/1963
1
20.04/9/2013
3.606/14/1976
2
18.04/22/2001
3.215/14/1965
3
16.31/27/1944
3.194/5/1997
4
16.010/4/2013
2.805/21/1999
5
15.64/18/1970
2.608/4/1982
6
14.73/16/1963
2.516/14/1980
7
14.04/19/2000
2.507/29/1944
8
13.64/30/1967
2.4910/9/1982
9
12.53/5/1999
2.485/1/1946
10
12.44/4/2009
2.355/23/1946
11
12.23/14/1973
2.186/9/1986
12
12.03/30/2009
2.1310/15/1980
13
11.05/2/2008
2.139/13/1966
14
11.03/12/1954
2.095/22/2008
15
10.23/3/1985
2.086/9/1986
16
9.83/29/1977
2.064/30/1967
17
9.812/31/1975
2.059/29/2014
18
9.72/20/2011
2.055/19/2011
19
9.44/19/1959
2.038/13/1997
20
9.311/19/1977
2.013/25/1945
21
9.011/6/2008
2.007/31/1999
22
8.93/26/1950
1.957/19/1958
23
8.72/9/1953
1.956/21/1947
24
8.51/3/1949
1.916/17/1946
25
8.14/25/1984
1.865/1/1988
26
8.03/23/2009
1.865/21/1962
27
8.011/6/1998
1.855/25/1997
28
8.01/17/1996
1.839/20/1955
29
7.93/1/1953
1.815/10/2010
30
7.711/18/2011

Top Ten Information for January

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
36.42006
1
7.41979
33.61992
2
8.91949
32.61981
3
9.01950
32.31990
4
10.71957
32.11983
5
11.01978
31.91958
6
11.81982
31.31953
7
12.31963
31.01987
8
12.71977
29.81986
9
13.81943
29.72001
10
14.11966

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
1.77 in 19441.26 on 1/27/1944
1
0.011952
1.68 in 19490.65 on 1/30/1971
2
0.021989
1.18 in 19710.60 on 1/3/1949
3
0.032004
1.05 in 19750.41 on 1/3/1996
4
0.041987
1.03 in 19630.40 on 1/30/1958
5
0.052002
0.85 in 19960.39 on 1/14/1953
6
0.091995
0.83 in 19770.37 on 1/4/1997
7
0.101984
0.75 in 19530.35 on 1/7/1997
8
0.101961
0.75 in 19430.34 on 1/28/1947
9
0.111973
0.73 in 19700.30 on 1/4/2005
10
0.111969

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
24.0 in 194916.3 on 1/27/1944
1
0.11952
22.5 in 19448.5 on 1/3/1949
2
0.42007
19.4 in 19968.0 on 1/17/1996
3
0.41989
13.7 in 19757.3 on 1/4/2005
4
0.51987
13.6 in 19936.8 on 1/30/1971
5
0.91995
13.2 in 19715.7 on 1/8/1993
6
1.01961
12.1 in 20055.4 on 1/4/1949
7
1.21981
11.1 in 19774.7 on 1/7/1975
8
1.21969
10.8 in 19634.1 on 1/28/1947
9
1.21951
8.7 in 20114.0 on 1/3/1996
10
1.91984

Top Ten Information for February

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
41.21954
1
14.41989
37.31983
2
15.11993
36.61999
3
15.31978
36.11984
4
16.71979
35.91991
5
16.92001
35.71992
6
17.61975
35.11976
7
17.61949
34.91998
8
19.32011
34.51977
9
19.31966
33.21961
10
19.31955

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
2.46 in 19530.87 on 2/9/1953
1
0.021999
1.71 in 19870.75 on 2/25/1998
2
0.061985
1.24 in 19980.61 on 2/19/1953
3
0.061950
1.16 in 20110.55 on 2/8/1966
4
0.091981
1.00 in 19710.54 on 2/20/2011
5
0.101996
1.00 in 19660.53 on 2/26/1987
6
0.101951
0.98 in 19620.50 on 2/17/1991
7
0.121949
0.92 in 19860.37 on 2/9/2009
8
0.152000
0.92 in 19630.37 on 2/19/1964
9
0.162005
0.88 in 19550.37 on 2/9/1944
10
0.161992

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
23.7 in 19539.7 on 2/20/2011
1
0.21999
22.9 in 20118.7 on 2/9/1953
2
0.31983
21.5 in 19877.1 on 2/26/1987
3
0.41946
15.7 in 19716.4 on 2/8/1971
4
0.71985
15.0 in 19786.2 on 2/19/1953
5
0.71950
12.2 in 19555.4 on 2/8/1966
6
1.11951
12.0 in 19635.2 on 2/17/1991
7
1.21992
11.1 in 19945.1 on 2/9/1955
8
1.31981
10.7 in 19864.8 on 2/24/2011
9
1.31954
10.0 in 19664.6 on 2/14/1980
10
1.31949

Top Ten Information for March

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
47.62012
1
21.21965
44.32007
2
22.21944
43.01986
3
22.42002
41.51946
4
24.61951
40.81992
5
25.01950
40.51994
6
25.31943
40.42004
7
25.81952
40.41968
8
26.21996
40.01981
9
26.31947
39.61963
10
27.41970

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
3.02 in 19452.01 on 3/25/1945
1
0.052012
2.71 in 19731.39 on 3/16/1963
2
0.121981
2.66 in 19501.26 on 3/14/1973
3
0.141948
2.63 in 19771.25 on 3/8/2000
4
0.172010
2.45 in 19751.08 on 3/12/1954
5
0.201997
2.28 in 19540.87 on 3/4/1992
6
0.211968
2.07 in 20090.84 on 3/13/1973
7
0.251949
1.92 in 19920.83 on 3/24/2009
8
0.331976
1.78 in 19660.82 on 3/6/1990
9
0.341974
1.60 in 19630.80 on 3/26/1950
10
0.371994

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
30.6 in 195014.7 on 3/16/1963
1
0.02001
27.4 in 197512.5 on 3/5/1999
2
Trace1981
26.8 in 200912.2 on 3/14/1973
3
0.12012
26.0 in 197712.0 on 3/30/2009
4
1.01993
21.0 in 195411.0 on 3/12/1954
5
1.21972
18.5 in 199910.2 on 3/3/1985
6
1.21959
17.3 in 19639.8 on 3/29/1977
7
1.31968
16.9 in 20118.9 on 3/26/1950
8
1.71974
16.9 in 19738.0 on 3/23/2009
9
1.91948
16.5 in 19667.9 on 3/1/1953
10
2.21947

Top Ten Information for April

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
52.31946
1
36.72013
52.01985
2
38.01950
51.61987
3
38.31953
51.51981
4
38.61966
50.42012
5
38.71997
50.31943
6
39.11956
50.21952
7
39.21970
50.02006
8
39.92009
49.81955
9
40.31995
49.71949
10
40.51975

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
5.16 in 19673.19 on 4/5/1997
1
0.021987
4.80 in 19972.06 on 4/30/1967
2
0.271954
4.74 in 19861.67 on 4/18/1970
3
0.281998
4.63 in 19701.64 on 4/25/1984
4
0.311979
3.95 in 20001.28 on 4/26/1986
5
0.321985
3.80 in 19631.25 on 4/30/1993
6
0.321981
3.65 in 20091.23 on 4/30/1946
7
0.321952
3.10 in 19841.21 on 4/9/2013
8
0.502004
3.08 in 20121.20 on 4/19/2000
9
0.501945
3.05 in 19931.18 on 4/19/1967
10
0.511951

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
43.4 in 201320.0 on 4/9/2013
1
0.02012
30.6 in 197018.0 on 4/22/2001
2
0.01944
22.1 in 198415.6 on 4/18/1970
3
0.01943
21.9 in 200914.0 on 4/19/2000
4
Trace2005
19.0 in 200013.6 on 4/30/1967
5
Trace1981
18.0 in 200112.4 on 4/4/2009
6
Trace1949
16.2 in 19579.4 on 4/19/1959
7
0.11962
15.2 in 19508.1 on 4/25/1984
8
0.11954
14.0 in 19677.1 on 4/13/1996
9
0.11948
13.9 in 19596.8 on 4/26/1994
10
0.31987

Top Ten Information for May

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
61.81985
1
49.81967
61.81958
2
50.01946
60.21994
3
50.41950
60.21977
4
50.62011
59.91988
5
50.81968
59.52007
6
51.02008
59.41987
7
51.21945
59.21955
8
51.52010
58.51964
9
51.71943
58.31962
10
51.82002

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
8.18 in 19963.21 on 5/14/1965
1
0.331966
7.35 in 19462.80 on 5/21/1999
2
0.942009
7.24 in 20082.35 on 5/23/1946
3
1.041958
7.05 in 19572.09 on 5/22/2008
4
1.141947
6.97 in 19652.05 on 5/19/2011
5
1.171979
6.90 in 19621.86 on 5/1/1988
6
1.181963
6.50 in 19821.86 on 5/21/1962
7
1.231975
5.88 in 20111.85 on 5/25/1997
8
1.241985
5.35 in 19971.81 on 5/10/2010
9
1.291961
5.30 in 20051.74 on 5/23/1996
10
1.322003

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
11.6 in 195011.0 on 5/2/2008
1
11.0 in 20087.5 on 5/11/2005
2
09.5 in 20057.4 on 5/7/1950
3
8.8 in 19655.1 on 5/8/1965
4
4.9 in 19914.0 on 5/11/1983
5
4.3 in 19833.7 on 5/9/1965
6
3.5 in 20103.3 on 5/3/1991
7
3.1 in 19673.1 on 5/12/2010
8
2.8 in 19793.0 on 5/8/1950
9
2.2 in 19542.6 on 5/9/1979
10

Top Ten Information for June

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
75.61988
1
55.71945
72.81956
2
57.71951
71.31961
3
58.71998
70.32012
4
59.21947
70.22006
5
59.61982
70.11959
6
59.81969
69.72002
7
59.92009
69.32007
8
60.01967
69.01977
9
60.31993
69.01952
10
60.91944

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
7.00 in 19683.78 on 6/15/1963
1
0.422002
6.78 in 19673.60 on 6/14/1976
2
0.641973
5.68 in 19472.51 on 6/14/1980
3
0.671994
5.63 in 19752.18 on 6/9/1986
4
0.761961
5.59 in 19982.08 on 6/9/1972
5
0.901950
5.47 in 19631.95 on 6/21/1947
6
0.932006
5.37 in 19461.91 on 6/17/1946
7
0.962007
5.25 in 20141.78 on 6/24/1968
8
1.022004
5.24 in 19991.75 on 6/2/1949
9
1.041989
4.97 in 19441.74 on 6/19/1953
10
1.091988

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
3.6 in 19513.6 on 6/1/1951
1
0.5 in 19690.5 on 6/13/1969
2
Trace in 1954Trace on 6/2/1954
3
Trace on 6/2/1951
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Top Ten Information for July

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
79.72007
1
64.31992
79.32006
2
65.11993
78.42012
3
65.61972
78.32002
4
66.91950
77.71954
5
67.01958
77.31974
6
68.01971
77.02003
7
68.12009
77.01989
8
69.01944
76.91955
9
69.11968
76.81960
10
69.21962

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
6.13 in 19692.50 on 7/29/1944
1
0.381988
4.54 in 19442.00 on 7/31/1999
2
0.482003
4.53 in 19621.95 on 7/19/1958
3
0.521996
4.49 in 19581.80 on 7/16/1969
4
0.601965
4.47 in 19811.78 on 7/13/1962
5
0.641994
4.31 in 19931.49 on 7/14/1957
6
0.662011
4.11 in 19791.37 on 7/6/1975
7
0.671959
4.08 in 19781.31 on 7/25/1981
8
0.681974
3.93 in 19661.28 on 7/13/1966
9
0.701960
3.68 in 19991.27 on 7/9/2000
10
0.772006

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
78.01983
1
65.81992
77.21961
2
65.91966
76.11955
3
66.01977
75.92003
4
67.01968
75.71959
5
67.01946
75.31947
6
67.52009
74.81984
7
67.61974
74.71958
8
67.71950
74.42001
9
68.02004
74.42000
10
68.11987

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
4.83 in 19822.60 on 8/4/1982
1
0.101943
4.40 in 19452.03 on 8/13/1997
2
0.241942
4.02 in 20141.75 on 8/5/2014
3
0.261958
3.93 in 19971.65 on 8/2/1972
4
0.311969
3.24 in 19661.47 on 8/13/1981
5
0.361959
3.15 in 19561.31 on 8/11/1948
6
0.431961
3.06 in 19481.31 on 8/3/1945
7
0.451944
2.92 in 19511.23 on 8/7/1979
8
0.461995
2.82 in 20071.16 on 8/19/1985
9
0.461947
2.74 in 19501.16 on 8/12/1945
10
0.472003

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
67.11952
1
49.71965
67.01998
2
54.91986
66.61948
3
55.51985
66.51963
4
55.61999
66.31979
5
55.61961
66.21978
6
55.81951
65.91990
7
56.61993
65.82013
8
57.11973
65.41994
9
57.21984
65.32005
10
57.31942

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
3.94 in 19462.13 on 9/13/1966
1
0.031975
3.17 in 20142.05 on 9/29/2014
2
0.031958
3.14 in 19861.83 on 9/20/1955
3
0.071979
3.09 in 19891.76 on 9/5/1990
4
0.142012
3.08 in 19551.40 on 9/12/2009
5
0.161981
2.86 in 19771.36 on 9/20/1950
6
0.181978
2.84 in 19661.32 on 9/23/1977
7
0.201954
2.79 in 19501.18 on 9/20/1989
8
0.211952
2.69 in 19821.11 on 9/4/1971
9
0.241972
2.45 in 20021.00 on 9/24/1959
10
0.271994

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
2.0 in 19702.0 on 9/13/1970
1
1.5 in 19651.2 on 9/16/1965
2
1.4 in 20001.1 on 9/27/1984
3
1.4 in 19850.9 on 9/23/2000
4
1.3 in 19840.6 on 9/27/1985
5
0.5 in 19420.5 on 9/22/2000
6
0.3 in 19830.5 on 9/30/1985
7
0.2 in 19610.5 on 9/18/1942
8
Trace in 20140.3 on 9/19/1983
9
Trace in 19960.3 on 9/15/1965
10

Top Ten Information for October

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
59.41963
1
38.72009
55.81953
2
39.02002
55.61947
3
40.61969
54.71965
4
42.62013
53.71950
5
42.61946
53.41956
6
43.81972
53.32010
7
44.11970
52.91962
8
44.51959
52.61944
9
45.02006
52.52003
10
45.41976

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
5.60 in 19982.49 on 10/9/1982
1
Trace1960
5.52 in 20132.13 on 10/15/1980
2
0.011952
3.82 in 19821.74 on 10/4/2013
3
0.101956
2.84 in 19941.67 on 10/4/1998
4
0.111999
2.42 in 19951.44 on 10/16/1998
5
0.141968
2.28 in 19801.42 on 10/6/1962
6
0.201945
2.25 in 19461.40 on 10/29/1948
7
0.211976
2.02 in 19711.10 on 10/9/1973
8
0.221959
1.97 in 20091.07 on 10/2/1986
9
0.221958
1.92 in 19541.04 on 10/17/1998
10
0.231953

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
20.8 in 201316.0 on 10/4/2013
1
0.0MANY
10.2 in 19957.3 on 10/22/1995
2
10.2 in 19717.1 on 10/28/1971
3
09.3 in 19545.5 on 10/25/1954
4
8.5 in 20093.9 on 10/29/1989
5
5.7 in 19703.5 on 10/26/1954
6
5.1 in 19463.4 on 10/12/1969
7
4.6 in 19753.3 on 10/28/1991
8
4.1 in 19693.2 on 10/29/2009
9
4.0 in 19912.9 on 10/23/1975
10

Top Ten Information for November

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
46.01949
1
16.01985
44.41999
2
24.31996
42.61954
3
24.71955
41.71953
4
27.02000
40.61962
5
27.91959
40.42009
6
28.31947
40.41990
7
28.62003
40.41981
8
29.21978
40.31987
9
30.01991
39.92001
10
30.61986

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
2.22 in 19851.02 on 11/7/1944
1
0.012004
2.09 in 19440.68 on 11/19/1977
2
0.032007
1.48 in 19560.67 on 11/2/1956
3
0.031945
1.40 in 19860.62 on 11/6/2008
4
0.042002
1.18 in 19590.59 on 11/30/1954
5
0.072001
1.13 in 19980.58 on 11/8/1966
6
0.071996
1.07 in 19830.52 on 11/14/1956
7
0.081962
1.02 in 20080.52 on 11/14/1944
8
0.121974
0.95 in 19660.50 on 11/6/1986
9
0.121963
0.84 in 19530.45 on 11/8/1985
10
0.151979

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
33.6 in 19859.3 on 11/19/1977
1
TR2009
15.9 in 19989.0 on 11/6/2008
2
TR2007
14.6 in 20118.0 on 11/6/1998
3
TR1987
12.6 in 19867.7 on 11/18/2011
4
TR1949
12.6 in 19597.0 on 11/30/1954
5
0.11945
12.1 in 19566.2 on 11/8/1985
6
0.31999
11.4 in 19936.1 on 11/19/2011
7
0.31963
10.6 in 19776.0 on 11/12/1959
8
0.31952
09.8 in 19785.9 on 11/2/1956
9
0.41962
09.7 in 19735.8 on 11/22/2010
10
0.81965

Top Ten Information for December

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
34.91957
1
8.11983
34.21959
2
16.12009
33.31999
3
16.72000
33.31965
4
17.01978
33.11979
5
17.41951
32.71991
6
17.71990
32.31954
7
17.82008
31.82004
8
17.91996
31.72002
9
18.51968
31.41993
10
18.61972

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
1.65 in 19751.04 on 12/31/1975
1
TR 2001
1.25 in 19960.92 on 12/14/1996
2
0.012006
0.89 in 19670.50 on 12/4/1960
3
0.011986
0.82 in 19890.40 on 12/13/1975
4
0.032002
0.80 in 19600.30 on 12/19/2013
5
0.041991
0.79 in 19660.30 on 12/14/1994
6
0.041957
0.78 in 19640.30 on 12/18/1973
7
0.041950
0.77 in 19850.30 on 12/24/1948
8
0.062004
0.72 in 20090.29 on 12/20/1967
9
0.061998
0.68 in 19550.29 on 12/3/1955
10
0.071979

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
17.9 in 19759.8 on 12/31/1975
1
TR2001
13.1 in 20096.4 on 12/12/1992
2
0.11986
12.4 in 19924.8 on 12/13/1975
3
0.21957
10.9 in 19894.5 on 12/18/1973
4
0.31979
10.7 in 20074.2 on 12/1/1980
5
0.51998
10.2 in 19853.9 on 12/8/2007
6
0.71965
09.1 in 19673.9 on 12/25/1988
7
0.71952
9.0 in 19883.9 on 12/3/1955
8
0.81991
8.7 in 19553.8 on 12/18/1970
9
0.81953
8.5 in 19663.7 on 12/14/1994
10
0.91950


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