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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
435 AM MDT TUE NOV 1 2016

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF OCTOBER 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   10/01/2015
                        10/01/2010
                        10/01/2003
 LOW               16   10/29/1917
HIGHEST            82   10/15        74       8       88  10/01
LOWEST             31   10/04        32      -1       31  10/28
AVG. MAXIMUM     71.5              66.2     5.3     69.4
AVG. MINIMUM     44.0              39.9     4.1     44.9
MEAN             57.7              53.0     4.7     57.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      2               3.9    -1.9        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.45   1972
 MINIMUM         0.00   1952
TOTALS           0.36              1.06   -0.70     2.09
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02     0.07
DAYS >= .01         7               6.5     0.5        8
DAYS >= .10         1               3.4    -2.4        6
DAYS >= .50         0               0.4    -0.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.26   10/24 TO 10/25              0.89

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            6.1   1975

TOTALS            0.0               0.4    -0.4        T
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.4    -0.4        T
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   10/31 TO 10/31                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     228               374    -146      251
 SINCE 7/1        275               448    -173      258
COOLING TOTAL      10                 3       7       13
 SINCE 1/1       1245              1125     120     1041
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/250    DATE  10/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/260    DATE  10/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           25
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          0

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     43

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

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

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