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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 May

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
66.61934
1
47.31907
62.51939
2
47.31892
62.51936
3
48.51935
62.31958
4
48.61917
61.71900
5
49.51905
61.01941
6
49.91996
60.81901
7
50.11888
60.01969
8
50.21915
59.91928
9
50.62011
59.71897
10
50.61908

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
09.71 in 20085.57 on 5/27/1926
1
0.091936
09.21 in 19624.24 on 05/20/1899
2
0.421940
8.24 in 20113.03 on 5/22/2008
3
0.441934
8.15 in 19202.92 on 5/11/1920
4
0.461966
8.12 in 19962.71 on 5/14/1965
5
0.501911
8.09 in 19072.65 on 5/25/1997
6
0.531924
8.07 in 19262.55 on 5/24/1907
7
0.531900
7.98 in 19572.35 on 5/20/1957
8
0.601896
7.30 in 19652.25 on 5/29/2013
9
0.721894
6.77 in 19462.19 on 5/19/2011
10
0.921930

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
19.2 in 189212.0 on 5/2/2008
1
0.0MANY
14.6 in 190510.8 on 5/7/1950
2
13.3 in 200810.0 on 05/17/1888
3
12.8 in 19509.0 on 5/3/1905
4
10.0 in 18888.0 on 5/9/1965
5
09.6 in 20058.0 on 05/08/1892
6
8.0 in 19657.3 on 5/11/2005
7
8.0 in 19425.8 on 5/5/1942
8
6.4 in 19675.6 on 5/4/1905
9
4.3 in 20104.0 on 5/1/1967
10


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