All About PACTOLA DAM

Latitude 44 04 N - Longitude 103 29 W - Elevation 4720 Feet
Station Record Begins 08/01/1951

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30 Year Normals (1981-2010)

JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDECAnnual
Max (F)36.737.743.651.460.770.578.978.468.556.344.136.355.3
Min (F)10.510.917.425.134.943.449.547.537.528.018.510.527.9
Mean (F)23.624.330.538.347.856.964.262.953.042.131.323.441.6
Precip (inches)0.280.481.132.153.973.202.722.261.671.500.610.3420.31
Snowfall (inches)4.66.111.212.12.60.20.00.00.53.96.24.251.6
HDD12831140107080253425894111367708101112908667
CDD000011769477000140

Top Ten Information for May

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
53.71955
1
43.41967
53.51987
2
43.62002
53.51985
3
43.61975
53.01958
4
43.71996
52.61994
5
43.81995
52.51988
6
44.22011
51.41964
7
44.32010
51.31956
8
44.32008
51.12007
9
44.51968
50.71963
10
44.91990

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
10.29 in 19624.24 on 5/18/1981
1
0.271966
09.51 in 19653.43 on 5/15/1965
2
0.902009
09.03 in 20082.94 on 5/23/2008
3
1.401979
8.28 in 19912.54 on 5/12/1991
4
1.461985
8.09 in 19572.47 on 5/20/2011
5
1.491961
7.97 in 19962.31 on 5/8/1995
6
1.711989
7.61 in 20112.16 on 5/24/1976
7
1.781974
7.42 in 19811.66 on 5/26/1997
8
1.821984
6.97 in 19951.62 on 5/24/1965
9
1.851958
6.25 in 19821.61 on 5/12/2005
10
1.941980

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
18.0 in 196514.0 on 5/9/1965
1
0.0MANY
11.2 in 20107.6 on 5/12/2005
2
11.1 in 20086.0 on 5/1/1967
3
11.0 in 19965.5 on 5/3/1991
4
10.8 in 20025.0 on 5/9/1979
5
10.0 in 19674.7 on 5/11/2002
6
7.6 in 20054.4 on 5/2/1997
7
5.5 in 19914.0 on 5/28/1996
8
5.5 in 19834.0 on 5/10/1996
9
5.5 in 19794.0 on 5/1/1993
10


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