Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
440 AM MDT FRI MAY 1 2015

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              89   04/24/2012
                        04/23/2012
                        04/30/1992
 LOW               11   04/02/1975
HIGHEST            80   04/30        69      11       77  04/11
LOWEST             22   04/03        34     -12       24  04/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.0              65.3    -1.3     63.1
AVG. MINIMUM     36.6              38.1    -1.5     36.1
MEAN             50.3              51.7    -1.4     49.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8               6.2     1.8        9
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.30   2004
 MINIMUM         0.05   1939
TOTALS           2.12              0.91    1.21     0.81
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.03    0.04     0.03
DAYS >= .01         7               7.3    -0.3        5
DAYS >= .10         4               2.9     1.1        3
DAYS >= .50         2               0.2     1.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.90   04/16 TO 04/17              0.32

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.3   1975
TOTALS            2.0               0.9     1.1        T
SINCE 7/1        12.5              19.0    -6.5     25.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.3     0.7        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   04/30                          0  04/30
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   04/16 TO 04/16                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     432               402      30      456
 SINCE 7/1       4940              5434    -494     6046
COOLING TOTAL       0                 3      -3        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 3      -3        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/270    DATE  04/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/270    DATE  04/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     45

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      4

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

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