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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 March

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
49.52012
1
20.71899
48.91910
2
22.11912
44.12007
3
22.21965
43.41918
4
23.02002
43.21946
5
23.21906
42.11911
6
24.51888
42.01968
7
24.61944
41.21961
8
24.71924
41.12004
9
25.11891
41.11963
10
25.41915

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
3.34 in 19021.98 on 3/31/1927
1
0.092012
2.69 in 19291.96 on 3/26/1902
2
0.091909
2.65 in 19501.80 on 3/16/1963
3
0.101922
2.54 in 19451.72 on 3/25/1945
4
0.141907
2.23 in 19271.04 on 2/12/1929
5
0.161921
2.22 in 19981.00 on 3/22/1966
6
0.181997
2.04 in 19661.00 on 3/1/1953
7
0.212010
1.99 in 19630.98 on 3/23/1937
8
0.221926
1.99 in 19540.91 on 3/28/1998
9
0.261948
1.96 in 18910.82 on 3/8/2000
10
0.281968

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
33.5 in 195016.0 on 3/16/1963
1
TR2012
24.1 in 200915.3 on 3/31/1927
2
TR1904
24.1 in 199813.4 on 3/5/1999
3
0.51921
24.1 in 192911.3 on 3/30/2009
4
0.71968
23.5 in 200210.2 on 3/24/1937
5
1.11922
22.3 in 199910.0 on 3/9/1970
6
1.11907
18.2 in 196310.0 on 3/1/1953
7
1.41997
18.2 in 19549.2 on 3/20/2006
8
1.41938
17.6 in 19249.0 on 3/22/1966
9
1.81902
16.5 in 19668.6 on 3/29/1936
10
1.91889


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