Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
642 AM MST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             106   07/21/2005
 LOW              -23   01/13/1963
HIGHEST           104   06/21        93      11      101  06/30
                                                          06/21
LOWEST             -1   02/03        15     -16       -5  12/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.4              65.6     0.8     66.2
AVG. MINIMUM     40.4              39.7     0.7     40.3
MEAN             53.4              52.7     0.7     53.3
DAYS MAX >= 90     69              57.4    11.6       51
DAYS MAX <= 32     19              16.8     2.2       17
DAYS MIN <= 32    132             135.2    -3.2      136
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               2.8     0.2        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.69   1957
 MINIMUM         3.64   1900
TOTALS           8.83              9.42   -0.59    13.25
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.03   -0.01     0.04
DAYS >= .01        81              74.3     6.7       92
DAYS >= .10        32              31.3     0.7       41
DAYS >= .50         1               2.5    -1.5        6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.51   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           55.7   1948
 24 HR TOTAL     11.6   11/27/1919 TO 11/27/1919
 SNOW DEPTH        18   11/27/1919
TOTALS           19.6              19.1     0.5     19.9
 LIQUID EQUIV    1.96              1.90    0.06     1.99
SINCE 7/1         4.0               7.4    -3.4     12.9
 LIQUID 7/1      0.40              0.70   -0.30     1.29
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE      39              19.1    19.9       36
DAYS >= 1.0         7               6.4     0.6        6
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   02/05                          4  12/27
                        02/02                             12/26
 24 HR TOTAL      4.0   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5386              5609    -223     5217
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2359      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL    1245              1124     121     1041
 SINCE 1/1       1245              1125     120     1041

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/15/1903
 LATEST       05/15/1916
EARLIEST                        10/21
LATEST                          04/21
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/115
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/220    DATE  09/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/220    DATE  04/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          260
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             69
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         37

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     51

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             48     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                7     RAIN                      31
LIGHT RAIN              107     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       4
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                       8
LIGHT SNOW               37     SLEET                      2
FOG                      58     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     10
HAZE                     10

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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