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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
500 AM MST WED JAN 1 2014

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2013

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              66   12/06/1901
 LOW              -21   12/26/1924
HIGHEST            38   12/03        43      -5       59  12/01
LOWEST            -11   12/10        15     -26       -5  12/22
                        12/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     26.5              38.5   -12.0     35.9
AVG. MINIMUM      5.2              18.5   -13.3     16.0
MEAN             15.8              28.5   -12.7     26.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     26               6.6    19.4       15
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.1     0.9       29
DAYS MIN <= 0      10               0.8     9.2        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.05   2007
 MINIMUM            T   1900
TOTALS           0.96              0.59    0.37     1.06
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01         5               5.7    -0.7       12
DAYS >= .10         3               1.9     1.1        4
DAYS >= .50         1               0.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.69   12/03 TO 12/04              0.49

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.0   1983
TOTALS           10.7               4.9     5.8     10.5
SINCE 7/1        15.5               7.4     8.1     13.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      4                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.8     0.2        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   12/08                          4  12/31
                                                          12/28
                                                          12/25
 24 HR TOTAL      5.9   12/05                        4.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1516              1131     385     1200
 SINCE 7/1       2855              2359     496     2280
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1       1269              1125     144     1515
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    22/140    DATE  12/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    28/140    DATE  12/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           20
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     83

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                     12

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

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