Public Information Statement
Issued by NWS Grand Junction, CO

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PUBLIC INFORMATION STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE  GRAND JUNCTION CO
243 AM MDT SAT AUG 2 2015

...RECORD COLD JULY IN GRAND JUNCTION, COLORADO...

JULY 2015 WAS THE COLDEST JULY ON RECORD IN GRAND JUNCTION,
COLORADO.  THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE, AS MEASURED AT THE REGIONAL
AIRPORT, WAS 73.7 DEGREES.  THIS IS THE COLDEST AVERAGE TEMPERATURE
FOR JULY IN GRAND JUNCTION SINCE RECORD KEEPING BEGAN IN 1893.  THE
SECOND COLDEST AVERAGE JULY TEMPERATURE IS 74.7, WHICH OCCURRED IN
BOTH 1911 AND 1912.  THE NORMAL AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JULY IN
GRAND JUNCTION IS 78.2.

ALSO, IN JULY 2015, FIVE DAILY RECORD LOW TEMPERATURES WERE TIED OR
BROKEN:

     DAY       NEW RECORD         OLD RECORD AND YEAR
     7/10         53                54 FROM 2006
     7/15         56 (TIE)          56 FROM 1948
     7/29         54                57 FROM 2005, 2002, 1922
     7/30         55                56 FROM 2009, 1948, 1913
     7/31         57                58 FROM 2014, 1909, 1896

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