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CLACAG


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
617 AM MST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE CRAIG CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              MM   MM
 LOW               MM   MM
HIGHEST            97   06/30        MM      MM       96  07/22
                                                          07/07
LOWEST            -27   12/28        MM      MM      -29  12/31
                        12/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.2              57.9     3.3     59.1
AVG. MINIMUM     27.9              25.6     2.3     26.5
MEAN             44.6              41.7     2.9     42.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     33              18.1    14.9       11
DAYS MAX <= 32     39              54.5   -15.5       50
DAYS MIN <= 32    204             218.3   -14.3      220
DAYS MIN <= 0      23              38.0   -15.0       40

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS          15.32             16.06   -0.74    14.85
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.04    0.00     0.04
DAYS >= .01       120                MM      MM       98
DAYS >= .10        53                MM      MM       48
DAYS >= .50         5                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.69   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS             MM                MM      MM       MM
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM                MM      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1          MM                MM      MM       MM
 LIQUID 7/1        MM                MM      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= TRACE      MM                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0        MM                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM                                 MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    7518              8634   -1116     8039
 SINCE 7/1       3274              3556    -282     3175
COOLING TOTAL     187               143      44       71
 SINCE 1/1        187               142      45       71

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.0
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/237
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/210    DATE  11/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/210    DATE  06/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          206
NUMBER OF DAYS PC            102
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         55

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             65     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               14     RAIN                      42
LIGHT RAIN              127     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                8     SNOW                      21
LIGHT SNOW               63     SLEET                      0
FOG                     124     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     23
HAZE                     48

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

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