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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 October

Warmest

Coldest

Temp (F)Year
Rank
Temp (F)Year
60.81963
1
35.11925
56.41953
2
37.51919
56.41947
3
38.72009
56.11940
4
39.52002
55.41938
5
42.81905
55.31965
6
42.81898
54.62010
7
42.91969
54.51956
8
43.21932
54.51934
9
43.31917
54.22003
10
43.91913

Wettest

Driest

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
5.87 in 19981.96 on 10/4/1998
1
Trace1921
5.44 in 20131.83 on 10/4/2013
2
0.021907
4.68 in 19961.67 on 10/29/1996
3
0.021895
3.58 in 19301.48 on 10/26/1996
4
0.051945
3.26 in 19191.47 on 10/1/1930
5
0.061960
2.62 in 19241.20 on 10/6/1962
6
0.071999
2.56 in 20091.18 on 10/19/1919
7
0.071968
2.53 in 19461.16 on 10/16/1998
8
0.071952
2.29 in 18921.10 on 10/5/1946
9
0.141937
2.10 in 19711.01 on 10/8/1924
10
0.151917

Most Snow

Least Snow

Inches in YearInches on Day
Rank
InchesYear
25.5 in 201319.0 on 10/4/2013
1
0.0MANY
15.1 in 19199.9 on 10/19/1919
2
09.5 in 19327.0 on 10/20/1906
3
09.1 in 19256.0 on 10/28/1971
4
8.8 in 19295.6 on 10/31/1920
5
7.8 in 20095.0 on 10/12/1969
6
7.8 in 19715.0 on 10/25/1954
7
7.7 in 20024.3 on 10/9/1932
8
7.2 in 19544.1 on 10/24/1898
9
7.0 in 19064.0 on 10/26/1996
10


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