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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
545 AM MDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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             103   08/02/2000
                        08/06/1995
                        08/06/1969
 LOW               43   08/23/1968
HIGHEST            97   08/16        92       5       94  08/18
                        08/15                             08/17
LOWEST             52   08/18        56      -4       51  08/24
AVG. MAXIMUM     89.7              89.7     0.0     84.6
AVG. MINIMUM     60.6              61.3    -0.7     58.8
MEAN             75.2              75.5    -0.3     71.7
DAYS MAX >= 90     18              16.7     1.3       10
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.65   1921
 MINIMUM         0.02   1903
TOTALS           0.70              0.95   -0.25     3.16
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.03   -0.01     0.10
DAYS >= .01         8               6.7     1.3       12
DAYS >= .10         2               2.9    -0.9        7
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.38   08/26 TO 08/27              1.22

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   1997
                        1993
                        1954
TOTALS              T               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1           T               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   08/21 TO 08/21               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 2      -2        5
 SINCE 7/1          0                 3      -3        5
COOLING TOTAL     321               327      -6      219
 SINCE 1/1        896              1019    -123      926
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/140    DATE  08/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/210    DATE  08/21

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     40

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              5     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       3     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      5

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

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