Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
617 AM MST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2015

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           101   06/30        93       8      100  07/23
                        06/21                             07/06
LOWEST             -5   12/28        15     -20       -2  12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.2              65.6     0.6     65.1
AVG. MINIMUM     40.3              39.7     0.6     39.0
MEAN             53.3              52.7     0.6     52.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     51              57.4    -6.4       49
DAYS MAX <= 32     17              16.8     0.2       19
DAYS MIN <= 32    136             135.2     0.8      147
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               2.8    -0.8        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.69   1957
 MINIMUM         3.64   1900
TOTALS          13.25              9.42    3.83    11.96
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.03    0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01        92              74.3    17.7       72
DAYS >= .10        41              31.3     9.7       31
DAYS >= .50         6               2.5     3.5        5
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.90   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           19.9              19.1     0.8     15.8
 LIQUID EQUIV    1.99              1.90    0.09     1.58
SINCE 7/1        12.9               7.4     5.5      5.6
 LIQUID 7/1      1.29              0.70    0.59     0.56
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE      36              19.1    16.9       32
DAYS >= 1.0         6               6.4    -0.4        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   12/27                          5  02/06
                        12/26                             02/02
                                                          02/05
 24 HR TOTAL      5.7   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5217              5609    -392     5652
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2359      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL    1041              1124     -83     1046
 SINCE 1/1       1041              1125     -84     1046

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              7.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/116
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/340    DATE  06/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/350    DATE  06/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          252
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             77
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         36

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     53

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             51     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               12     RAIN                      37
LIGHT RAIN              113     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       6
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               31     SLEET                      0
FOG                      78     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     12
HAZE                     29

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

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