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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
442 AM MST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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              70   02/24/1904
 LOW              -21   02/08/1933
HIGHEST            63   02/13        50      13       63  02/16
                        02/09
LOWEST             15   02/17        19      -4        1  02/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     52.6              45.4     7.2     46.0
AVG. MINIMUM     25.8              23.7     2.1     24.1
MEAN             39.2              34.5     4.7     35.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.6    -1.6        5
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              24.3     1.7       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         1.77   1893
 MINIMUM            T   1898
                        1972
TOTALS           0.13              0.54   -0.41     0.71
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.02   -0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01         3               6.2    -3.2        6
DAYS >= .10         0               1.9    -1.9        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.10   02/22 TO 02/23              0.41

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           18.7   1893
TOTALS            1.7               3.2    -1.5      2.6
SINCE 7/1         8.6              15.5    -6.9     25.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.1    -1.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   02/23                          5  02/06
                                                          02/05
                                                          02/02
 24 HR TOTAL      1.3   02/22 TO 02/23               2.4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     715               853    -138      829
 SINCE 7/1       3985              4379    -394     4938
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    37/330    DATE  02/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    46/330    DATE  02/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              5
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

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

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

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