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Latitude 44 04 N - Longitude 103 12 W - Elevation 3379 Feet
Station Record Begins 01/01/1888

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30 Year Normals (1981-2010)

JANFEBMARAPRMAYJUNJULAUGSEPOCTNOVDECAnnual
Max (F)37.438.646.555.866.376.084.383.672.559.145.836.658.7
Min (F)16.418.124.934.045.054.261.759.850.037.627.518.137.4
Mean (F)26.928.435.744.955.765.173.071.761.348.336.627.348.0
Precip (inches)0.290.480.992.104.193.162.501.971.541.650.600.3219.79
Snowfall (inches)5.57.411.88.82.00.00.00.00.12.36.25.249.3
HDD1181102690860430688121817952085111676860
CDD0001179126022666400664

Top Ten Information for December

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
37.91896
1
13.51927
36.91957
2
14.71909
36.61939
3
15.11916
36.21959
4
15.51924
35.81999
5
18.32009
35.31965
6
18.32000
35.31889
7
19.42008
34.72002
8
19.51917
34.41954
9
19.61996
33.91900
10
19.81914

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
1.00 in 19090.60 on 12/4/1960
1
0.011896
0.97 in 19640.54 on 12/5/1906
2
0.021905
0.95 in 19240.49 on 12/12/1937
3
0.042001
0.93 in 19060.39 on 12/2/1902
4
0.041998
0.85 in 19600.36 on 12/18/1970
5
0.041947
0.84 in 19670.36 on 12/6/1956
6
0.041926
0.82 in 19550.36 on 12/7/1924
7
0.052004
0.81 in 18990.36 on 12/20/1911
8
0.051936
0.80 in 19020.34 on 12/12/1899
9
0.051894
0.79 in 19370.33 on 12/19/2013
10
0.051891

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
14.5 in 20099.0 on 12/5/1906
1
0.11896
12.4 in 19967.6 on 12/18/1970
2
0.21905
11.1 in 19706.8 on 12/6/1934
3
0.31891
11.1 in 19246.2 on 12/7/1924
4
0.41965
11.0 in 19555.2 on 12/19/2013
5
0.41947
10.2 in 19084.4 on 12/21/1911
6
0.41926
10.1 in 19064.1 on 12/14/1996
7
0.51957
09.6 in 19674.0 on 12/22/1966
8
0.61936
09.6 in 19094.0 on 12/4/1960
9
0.72001
09.2 in 20133.9 on 12/2/1902
10
0.71959


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