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Strong Coastal Storm to Impact Mid-Atlantic to New England through Thursday

A rapidly intensifying storm developing across the Mid-Atlantic will move quickly into New England by Thursday. The storm will produce heavy rainfall and localized flooding across these areas. Additionally, strong winds may cause some tree damage and power outages through Thursday. Elsewhere, elevated to critical fire weather conditions are forecast across the Great Basin and Central Rockies. Read More >

 

Recent Temperatures & Precipitation in Missoula, MT and Kalispell, MT

Temperature

Graphs of daily average temperatures, their departures from normal, as well as daily maximum and daily minimum temperatures over the past 30, 90, and 365 days. Shading reflects daily departures from normal using standard convention: red for warmer than normal, blue for colder than normal.
 
Past 30 Days

Past 90 Days

Past 365 Days




Precipitation

Graphs of precipitation departures from normal (top chart) with daily accumulation (bottom chart) over 30, 90, and 365 days are shown here. Shading for rainfall departures follows standard convention: green for wetter than normal, brown for drier than normal.
 
Past 30 Days

Past 90 Days

Past 365 Days





 
   

Flathead Lake Climatology

 
Flathead Lake level (in ft) and lake temperature (in degrees F) graphs. Lake level observations were taken from Salish Point near Polson and lake temperatures were provide by Flathead Lake Biological Station.
 


 
Temperature and precipitation outlooks for the 6-10 day and 8-14 day periods. Issued daily by the NOAA/NWS Climate Prediction Center. Click for explanation of Temperature or Precipitation.
 

6-10 Day Outlook

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8-14 Day Outlook

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One Month and Three-Month temperature and precipitation outlooks. The outlooks are issued by the Climate Prediction Center on the last day of each month (valid for the following month), with an update to the outlook on the third Thursday of the following month.
 

One Month Outlook

Two Week Lead Time Forecast

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Zero Lead Time Forecast

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Three Month Outlook

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Links to annual observed and mean high, low and average temperature (in degrees F) as well as precipitation and snowfall (in inches) for Missoula, Kalispell and Butte. Values are based on the 1981-2010 normals.
 
Missoula
Kalispell
Butte
 

Adjacent Climate Stations

    Idaho
   
Lewiston
McCall
Challis
   
Montana
   
Dillon
Helena
Cut Bank

Northern Rockies Climate Facts

 
Montana Idaho
 

Missoula, MT Climatology for Holidays and Other Significant Dates

 

Kalispell, MT Climatology for Holidays and Other Significant Dates

 

Butte, MT Climatology for Holidays and Other Significant Dates

 

Orofino, ID Climatology for Holidays and Other Significant Dates

Historical Map

 

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NOWData (NOAA Online Weather Data) is a user interface available to access a variety of location-based climate information and records for NWS Missoula's area of responsibility.

Here are some step-by-step instructions for using NOWData:
  1. Location >>
    • Select a location by simply clicking on a location name in the list, or press the "View Map" button to bring up a map of locations.
    • NOTE: For Missoula, MT climate, it is recommended that users use the "Missoula Area" location, which includes climate records prior to 1948.
  2. Product >>
    • Select one of nine available climate products using the radio buttons. A description of each product can be found in the yellow "Product Description" section.
  3. Options >>
    • Select from a host of options that will be available to you. Options will vary depending on which product you chose in Step 2.
    • For products which have a "Year Range:", typing in the phrase "por" for a starting range will return information across that location's period of record.
  4. View >>
    • Press the "Go" button, and a seperate window will pop open to view your specified climate product, location and options.

 

Annual Precipitation Maps

 

 

Northern Rockies Northwest Montana
 
Southwest Montana North Central Idaho
 
Lemhi Idaho

 

 

Monthly Precipitation Maps

 

 

January February
 
March April
 
May June
 
July August
 
September October
 
November December

 

 

Astronomical Data

 

Sun and Moon

 

Tides and Currents

 

Time

 

The U.S. Naval Observatory (USNO) computes astronomical data. Therefore, the NWS does not record, certify, or authenticate astronomical data. Computed times of sunrise, sunset, moonrise, moonset; and twilight, moon phases and other astronomical data are available from USNO's Astronomical Applications Department (http://www.usno.navy.mil). See http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO/astronomical-applications/astronomical-information-center/litigation for information on using these data for legal purposes.