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Latitude 44 31 N - Longitude 103 52 W - Elevation 3640 Feet
Station Record Begins 01/01/1893

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30 Year Normals (1981-2010)

JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDECAnnual
Max (F)40.241.049.058.768.678.587.586.775.861.448.640.061.4
Min (F)19.020.027.136.446.555.362.560.450.038.928.018.938.7
Mean (F)29.630.538.147.657.666.975.073.662.950.138.329.450.1
Precip (inches)0.510.711.182.473.883.652.211.641.782.051.190.6121.88
Snowfall (inches)
HDD10989668365292606971315146780211026300
CDD00062912631727888710851

Yearly Top 10 Information

Yearly Rainfall

Yearly Snowfall

Wettest

Driest

Most Snow

Least Snow

AmountYearAmountYear
Rank
AmountYearAmountYear
42.39194611.551917
1
142.41919-2017.21950-51
37.03192211.891898
2
124.02008-0917.21907-08
35.94198212.112012
3
118.01972-7318.01913-14
34.57200812.581931
4
113.71970-7120.51963-64
32.95201313.381911
5
111.21944-4528.11899-1900
31.92192313.961959
6
110.62013-1432.31940-41
31.16194114.101913
7
109.01969-7034.31986-87
31.06197014.391935
8
106.81976-7735.31935-36
30.76199514.432004
9
103.01943-4442.21958-59
30.05194414.542002
10
97.31965-6643.51931-32

Top 30 Information

Rainfall

Snowfall

Amount (inches)Date
Rank
Amount (inches)Date
6.495/11/1922
1
33.81/27/1944
6.466/15/1976
2
28.010/5/2013
5.036/9/1964
3
26.03/30/1977
5.0003/22/1894
4
25.03/30/2009
4.505/4/1905
5
24.03/14/1973
4.006/5/2008
6
24.05/4/1905
3.803/27/1950
7
24.03/19/1903
3.656/12/1970
8
20.011/30/1985
3.658/3/1922
9
20.04/19/2006
3.554/19/1903
10
20.03/11/1988
3.515/20/1982
11
20.03/22/1966
3.515/1/1946
12
19.14/4/1955
3.466/11/1946
13
18.43/12/1954
3.457/29/1932
14
18.012/25/2009
3.405/23/1933
15
18.03/4/1933
3.386/21/1995
16
18.011/8/1919
3.386/10/1941
17
18.003/31/1897
3.293/14/1973
18
16.34/5/1955
3.275/24/1907
19
16.011/5/1922
3.194/23/1908
20
16.012/16/1921
3.155/30/1946
21
16.04/14/1901
3.105/16/1982
22
16.004/07/1895
3.096/21/1947
23
15.04/27/1984
3.055/15/1982
24
15.03/20/1982
3.009/28/1923
25
15.04/12/1974
2.976/22/1947
26
15.04/3/1968
2.905/23/1971
27
15.012/2/1902
2.866/22/1964
28
14.05/3/2008
2.8411/1/2000
29
14.05/8/1927
2.806/8/1964
30
14.03/24/1901

Top Ten Information for January

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
40.22006
1
9.21930
36.41986
2
9.31979
36.01990
3
9.91949
36.01919
4
10.91929
35.11953
5
11.41950
34.81931
6
12.41978
34.81921
7
12.81982
34.41958
8
15.41943
34.01914
9
16.61996
33.42012
10
16.91907

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
3.79 in 19491.98 on 1/27/1944
1
TR 1989
2.37 in 19441.50 on 01/16/1897
2
TR 1919
2.25 in 18970.77 on 1/31/1979
3
TR 1914
1.69 in 19960.75 on 1/6/2010
4
TR1909
1.62 in 19050.75 on 1/20/1906
5
0.011990
1.54 in 19750.70 on 1/21/1986
6
0.051942
1.53 in 19290.69 on 1/4/1996
7
0.091984
1.50 in 18950.65 on 1/31/1971
8
0.091955
1.49 in 19710.55 on 1/28/2000
9
0.102001
1.36 in 19940.50 on 1/23/1948
10
0.131983

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
38.8 in 194433.8 on 1/27/1944
1
TR1990
23.5 in 191511.0 on 1/31/1971
2
TR1989
22.9 in 196310.0 on 1/3/1926
3
TR1919
22.3 in 19718.0 on 1/20/1906
4
TR1914
20.4 in 19967.6 on 1/25/1946
5
TR1909
20.1 in 20117.0 on 01/24/1898
6
1.01908
20.0 in 19756.7 on 1/4/1997
7
1.91995
20.0 in 19266.7 on 1/21/1986
8
2.31936
18.0 in 19056.0 on 1/6/2010
9
2.51969
16.3 in 19946.0 on 1/1/1976
10
2.51942

Top Ten Information for February

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
42.71954
1
3.91936
39.11930
2
8.31899
37.91931
3
15.21922
37.51935
4
16.41989
36.51992
5
16.61929
36.51921
6
17.71978
36.31976
7
17.81913
36.21977
8
18.01939
35.81961
9
18.21893
35.71983
10
18.52014

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
3.57 in 19241.65 on 2/2/1924
1
0.061985
2.15 in 18931.30 on 2/3/1924
2
0.101983
2.13 in 19041.12 on 2/24/1948
3
0.101913
1.93 in 19021.05 on 2/13/1920
4
0.111941
1.83 in 19530.93 on 2/17/1991
5
0.121914
1.76 in 19480.88 on 2/2/2003
6
0.191932
1.75 in 19860.85 on 2/28/1904
7
0.191930
1.70 in 19060.84 on 2/15/1987
8
0.191922
1.65 in 20030.84 on 2/9/1966
9
0.191899
1.56 in 19980.75 on 2/19/1906
10
0.211996

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
29.0 in 195313.0 on 2/3/1924
1
0.41935
21.0 in 199110.0 on 2/18/1991
2
0.51941
21.0 in 19558.5 on 2/9/1953
3
1.61921
21.0 in 19248.0 on 2/27/1987
4
2.01950
20.0 in 19718.0 on 2/9/1966
5
2.01908
19.0 in 19298.0 on 2/18/1955
6
2.71946
18.3 in 19788.0 on 2/28/1904
7
2.91907
17.0 in 19877.5 on 2/19/1964
8
3.01957
16.8 in 19797.0 on 2/23/1977
9
3.01930
16.0 in 20087.0 on 2/17/1929
10
3.01909

Top Ten Information for March

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
50.11910
1
21.11965
48.02012
2
21.71912
46.02007
3
22.91944
44.91918
4
24.52002
43.71986
5
24.51913
42.02004
6
24.51951
41.32010
7
25.01915
41.31992
8
25.41996
41.01905
9
25.91924
40.52005
10
26.71952

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
7.40 in 18945.00 on 03/22/1894
1
0.081904
5.88 in 19503.80 on 3/27/1950
2
0.151907
4.40 in 19733.29 on 3/14/1973
3
0.182012
4.37 in 19332.63 on 3/30/1977
4
0.191942
4.29 in 19772.60 on 3/14/1929
5
0.231961
4.11 in 19662.50 on 3/4/1933
6
0.251956
3.98 in 19032.00 on 3/11/1988
7
0.251909
3.35 in 19872.00 on 3/19/1903
8
0.261958
3.34 in 20142.00 on 03/31/1897
9
0.281953
3.24 in 20091.82 on 3/3/1966
10
0.281939

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
52.0 in 200926.0 on 3/30/1977
1
0.02012
50.2 in 197725.0 on 3/30/2009
2
0.51961
40.0 in 196624.0 on 3/14/1973
3
0.81938
38.8 in 197324.0 on 3/19/1903
4
1.01904
33.0 in 197520.0 on 3/11/1988
5
1.31942
32.3 in 194620.0 on 3/22/1966
6
1.51907
31.5 in 195418.4 on 3/12/1954
7
2.61990
31.5 in 189718.0 on 3/4/1933
8
3.01953
30.6 in 197018.0 on 03/31/1897
9
3.51979
30.0 in 198815.0 on 3/20/1982
10
3.61959

Top Ten Information for April

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
53.11930
1
29.81920
52.42012
2
37.81950
51.42006
3
37.91975
50.61981
4
38.02013
50.41932
5
38.71953
50.31946
6
39.01951
50.11925
7
39.21945
50.01900
8
40.21907
49.61942
9
40.31983
49.61906
10
40.41956

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
5.95 in 19863.55 on 4/19/1903
1
0.271913
5.81 in 19413.19 on 4/23/1908
2
0.321987
5.71 in 19322.36 on 4/21/1933
3
0.471952
5.66 in 19842.15 on 4/30/1967
4
0.481937
5.56 in 19032.14 on 4/17/1976
5
0.492007
5.25 in 19672.10 on 4/30/1906
6
0.561926
5.17 in 19422.04 on 4/25/1929
7
0.571957
4.76 in 18941.98 on 4/18/1986
8
0.641921
4.75 in 19701.97 on 4/26/1984
9
0.791954
4.66 in 19691.96 on 4/30/1946
10
0.801959

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
44.0 in 192720.0 on 4/19/2006
1
0.02005
35.9 in 195519.1 on 4/4/1955
2
0.02005
31.5 in 200616.3 on 4/5/1955
3
0.02004
31.5 in 197016.0 on 4/14/1901
4
0.01998
29.0 in 189316.0 on 04/07/1895
5
0.01942
28.1 in 191915.0 on 4/27/1984
6
0.01930
27.0 in 198415.0 on 4/12/1974
7
TR1941
26.0 in 195815.0 on 4/3/1968
8
TR1909
23.0 in 195012.5 on 4/3/1946
9
TR1908
22.5 in 196612.0 on 4/28/1984
10
0.51987

Top Ten Information for May

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
64.71936
1
48.41946
61.31897
2
48.51920
60.81900
3
48.61950
60.61977
4
49.41945
60.41994
5
49.51917
60.31939
6
49.51905
60.21901
7
50.21996
59.61941
8
50.21915
59.42007
9
50.61995
59.41928
10
50.61927

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
14.11 in 19826.49 on 5/11/1922
1
0.151934
13.07 in 19464.50 on 5/4/1905
2
0.551936
10.14 in 19223.51 on 5/20/1982
3
0.621998
10.80 in 20083.51 on 5/1/1946
4
0.781958
10.01 in 19623.40 on 5/23/1933
5
0.802009
8.29 in 19073.27 on 5/24/1907
6
0.891966
7.83 in 19423.10 on 5/16/1982
7
0.901924
7.77 in 19953.05 on 5/15/1982
8
0.921961
7.53 in 20132.90 on 5/23/1971
9
0.961911
6.40 in 19062.70 on 5/9/1995
10
0.971912

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
31.0 in 194224.0 on 5/4/1905
1
0.0MANY
24.0 in 200814.0 on 5/3/2008
2
24.0 in 190514.0 on 5/8/1927
3
16.0 in 192711.0 on 5/17/1942
4
10.5 in 195010.0 on 5/2/2008
5
10.0 in 19168.0 on 5/12/2005
6
8.0 in 20058.0 on 5/8/1978
7
8.0 in 19788.0 on 5/5/1942
8
6.0 in 19727.0 on 5/16/1942
9
5.9 in 19466.0 on 5/2/1972
10

Top Ten Information for June

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
74.51931
1
54.91951
72.81936
2
55.61945
72.11933
3
56.91920
70.51911
4
57.11928
70.12012
5
58.21944
69.61921
6
58.71969
69.52006
7
58.81947
69.42002
8
58.81901
69.01900
9
59.01967
68.81977
10
59.21905

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
14.01 in 19766.46 on 6/15/1976
1
0.331919
11.79 in 19645.03 on 6/9/1964
2
0.401906
10.75 in 19474.00 on 6/5/2008
3
0.701987
09.98 in 19413.65 on 6/12/1970
4
0.741994
09.10 in 19043.46 on 6/11/1946
5
0.761931
8.95 in 19843.38 on 6/21/1995
6
0.921936
8.28 in 20083.38 on 6/10/1941
7
0.942006
7.97 in 19633.09 on 6/21/1947
8
0.952002
7.36 in 19462.97 on 6/22/1947
9
1.081902
7.02 in 19442.86 on 6/22/1964
10
1.111912

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
12.0 in 19517.7 on 6/1/1951
1
0.0MANY
TR in 19544.3 on 6/2/1951
2
TR on 6/24/1954
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10

Top Ten Information for July

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
85.51936
1
62.51915
79.52006
2
64.11992
78.72007
3
64.31906
77.72002
4
64.61993
77.61931
5
64.61920
77.52005
6
65.11950
77.12012
7
65.21922
76.51954
8
65.41904
76.51930
9
66.51972
76.11919
10
66.71907

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
7.84 in 19233.45 on 7/29/1932
1
0.141947
7.26 in 19372.62 on 7/8/1926
2
0.221911
5.95 in 19322.59 on 7/13/1937
3
0.271917
5.84 in 19052.41 on 7/23/1923
4
0.281960
5.30 in 19222.25 on 7/14/1957
5
0.301953
4.77 in 19572.18 on 7/23/1998
6
0.40206
4.69 in 19582.10 on 7/19/1990
7
0.401971
4.46 in 19622.00 on 7/3/2011
8
0.411967
4.20 in 19811.95 on 7/18/1986
9
0.461897
4.08 in 19781.80 on 7/27/1901
10
0.471946

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
76.81983
1
63.61906
75.51937
2
64.31927
74.51955
3
64.71911
74.11971
4
65.21912
74.01947
5
65.31977
73.81995
6
65.41946
73.81959
7
65.61987
73.81894
8
65.71974
73.72007
9
65.71968
73.52006
10
65.71920

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
5.11 in 19723.65 on 8/3/1922
1
0.051898
4.54 in 19792.35 on 8/7/1970
2
0.081969
4.40 in 19122.25 on 8/27/1903
3
0.182001
4.35 in 19221.90 on 8/29/1920
4
0.221990
4.28 in 19231.85 on 8/17/1912
5
0.251959
3.87 in 19701.76 on 8/21/1964
6
0.321913
3.80 in 19201.63 on 8/12/1966
7
0.331894
3.77 in 19511.51 on 8/3/1998
8
0.371975
3.73 in 19031.39 on 8/15/1927
9
0.381936
3.51 in 19771.34 on 8/15/1977
10
0.501985

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
67.51897
1
50.41912
67.41931
2
54.01951
66.82013
3
54.11986
66.82009
4
55.41993
66.81948
5
55.41991
66.41936
6
55.71929
66.01990
7
55.91945
65.92005
8
56.31926
65.81908
9
56.81974
65.21940
10
56.91971

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
6.18 in 19233.00 on 9/28/1923
1
0.002012
5.84 in 19462.78 on 9/16/1913
2
0.001897
5.58 in 19452.60 on 9/11/1903
3
0.071922
5.04 in 19412.29 on 9/13/1966
4
0.111958
4.91 in 20062.20 on 9/23/2006
5
0.121916
4.62 in 19182.05 on 9/10/2003
6
0.131969
4.52 in 19862.00 on 9/22/2006
7
0.171978
4.50 in 19672.00 on 09/15/1899
8
0.201954
4.04 in 19881.94 on 9/18/2002
9
0.201904
3.88 in 19031.78 on 9/29/1927
10
0.211990

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
11.0 in 19038.0 on 9/16/1965
1
0.0MANY
8.0 in 19656.0 on 9/11/1903
2
4.0 in 19343.5 on 9/25/1934
3
4.0 in 19273.0 on 9/12/1949
4
3.0 in 19493.0 on 9/27/1941
5
3.0 in 19412.0 on 9/30/1944
6
3.0 in 19122.0 on 9/26/1927
7
2.0 in 19442.0 on 9/25/1927
8
1.0 in 19732.0 on 9/24/1912
9
1.0 in 19602.0 on 9/14/1903
10

Top Ten Information for October

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
57.71963
1
36.81925
57.31934
2
40.31919
56.81953
3
41.12002
54.71938
4
41.21969
54.11921
5
41.42009
53.91955
6
43.41905
53.81940
7
43.91913
53.61965
8
44.31959
53.41950
9
44.31917
53.21927
10
44.41972

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
7.53 in 20132.75 on 10/5/2013
1
0.001965
5.49 in 19942.65 on 10/8/1924
2
0.001952
5.00 in 19952.50 on 10/13/1904
3
0.001918
4.61 in 19822.37 on 10/7/1994
4
0.001907
4.08 in 19772.30 on 10/9/1982
5
0.121999
4.03 in 19192.27 on 10/5/1995
6
0.121938
3.96 in 19711.79 on 10/2/1971
7
0.161937
3.86 in 19961.75 on 10/1/1977
8
0.241953
3.76 in 19241.73 on 10/27/1996
9
0.261921
3.56 in 19231.70 on 10/6/1962
10
0.311964

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
46.0 in 201328.0 on 10/5/2013
1
0.0MANY
41.0 in 191911.5 on 10/20/1906
2
23.2 in 197111.0 on 10/25/1954
3
20.0 in 197210.0 on 10/15/2013
4
19.4 in 19469.0 on 10/14/1966
5
18.5 in 19258.1 on 10/27/1996
6
15.0 in 19328.0 on 10/10/1973
7
14.0 in 19548.0 on 10/31/1928
8
11.5 in 19068.0 on 10/27/1925
9
11.5 in 18988.0 on 10/13/1919
10

Top Ten Information for November

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
47.22009
1
26.11955
46.71904
2
28.11911
44.41934
3
29.11920
44.01923
4
29.51978
44.01914
5
31.21940
44.01899
6
31.41993
43.71953
7
31.41919
43.61954
8
31.81992
43.02001
9
31.81973
42.91913
10
32.11979

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
7.10 in 19442.84 on 11/1/2000
1
0.001914
4.50 in 19222.78 on 11/5/1948
2
0.001912
4.10 in 19482.67 on 11/14/1944
3
TR1917
3.84 in 20002.48 on 11/5/1922
4
0.081913
3.49 in 19192.41 on 11/13/1944
5
0.081907
2.56 in 19701.45 on 11/6/2008
6
0.081901
2.25 in 19111.31 on 11/7/1944
7
0.112009
2.09 in 19591.18 on 11/1/1928
8
0.111939
2.04 in 20081.15 on 11/27/1989
9
0.121963
2.04 in 19831.12 on 11/26/1983
10
0.131982

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
35.9 in 191918.0 on 11/8/1919
1
0.01988
30.0 in 192216.0 on 11/5/1922
2
0.01963
23.7 in 197013.0 on 11/6/2008
3
0.01939
23.0 in 197812.0 on 11/5/1948
4
0.01917
23.0 in 191110.0 on 11/10/1978
5
0.01914
20.7 in 194810.0 on 11/25/1908
6
TR2009
20.2 in 19479.2 on 11/29/2010
7
TR1962
18.3 in 19719.0 on 11/27/1944
8
TR1912
18.0 in 19448.0 on 11/1/1973
9
TR1907
15.5 in 19248.0 on 11/18/1930
10
TR1906

Top Ten Information for December

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
39.51896
1
8.81983
36.91939
2
13.11927
35.51930
3
16.41916
34.91931
4
17.31909
33.71940
5
18.41924
33.51952
6
19.21951
33.42003
7
19.61972
33.41994
8
20.01990
33.31953
9
20.11914
33.21988
10
20.41978

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
2.89 in 19512.00 on 12/16/1921
1
TR1905
2.39 in 19491.45 on 12/5/1983
2
TR1896
2.38 in 19211.45 on 12/11/1949
3
0.012001
1.88 in 19801.25 on 12/2/1902
4
0.031988
1.87 in 19021.12 on 12/7/1951
5
0.031936
1.70 in 19441.00 on 12/6/1951
6
0.052006
1.65 in 19601.00 on 12/12/1911
7
0.061994
1.63 in 19830.83 on 12/25/2009
8
0.071912
1.61 in 20090.80 on 12/4/2002
9
0.091991
1.52 in 19680.80 on 12.05/1906
10
0.102004

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
34.5 in 200918.0 on 12/25/2009
1
0.01991
24.3 in 195516.0 on 12/16/1921
2
0.01986
21.0 in 196815.0 on 12/2/1902
3
TR 1906
20.3 in 199612.0 on 12/5/1983
4
TR 1905
20.0 in 192112.0 on 12/14/1935
5
TR1896
20.0 in 190210.0 on 12/21/1911
6
1.01953
19.0 in 20118.7 on 12/28/1955
7
1.01912
18.3 in 19608.0 on 12/31/1924
8
1.01900
18.2 in 19728.0 on 12/21/1918
9
1.51948
18.1 in 19518.0 on 12/19/1916
10
1.71979


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