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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
446 AM MDT SUN JUN 1 2014

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             101   05/29/2000
 LOW               24   05/01/2011
HIGHEST            92   05/28        81      11       87  05/23
                                                          05/14
LOWEST             25   05/01        42     -17       30  05/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.6              76.1    -2.5     75.2
AVG. MINIMUM     46.7              47.0    -0.3     47.5
MEAN             60.2              61.6    -1.4     61.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      1               1.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               0.4     2.6        2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.74   1906
 MINIMUM            T   1970
                        1940
TOTALS           1.49              0.88    0.61     0.87
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01         6               6.4    -0.4        9
DAYS >= .10         3               2.9     0.1        3
DAYS >= .50         1               0.3     0.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.97   05/10 TO 05/11              0.42

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            5.0   1979
TOTALS            0.0               0.1    -0.1        T
SINCE 7/1        25.7              19.1     6.6     24.6
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      0.0   05/31 TO 05/31                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     204               155      49      160
 SINCE 7/1       6250              5589     661     6051
COOLING TOTAL      59                48      11       55
 SINCE 1/1         59                51       8       55
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/180    DATE  05/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/190    DATE  05/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           24
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              3
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          3

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     40

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      2

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

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