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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
617 AM MST FRI JAN 1 2016

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...THE RIFLE CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 9999 TO 9999

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              MM   MM
 LOW               MM   MM
HIGHEST           100   06/30        MM      MM       99  07/23
LOWEST            -10   12/28        MM      MM       -7  12/31
                        12/27                             02/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.0              63.2     1.8     63.0
AVG. MINIMUM     35.8              33.4     2.4     34.6
MEAN             50.4              48.3     2.1     48.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     43              42.0     1.0       38
DAYS MAX <= 32     24              23.3     0.7       27
DAYS MIN <= 32    153             171.0   -18.0      166
DAYS MIN <= 0       7               6.6     0.4        5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS          16.13             14.30    1.83    12.53
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.04    0.00     0.03
DAYS >= .01       102                MM      MM       96
DAYS >= .10        50                MM      MM       33
DAYS >= .50         6                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.14   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM


SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL             MM   MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
 SNOW DEPTH        MM   MM
TOTALS             MM                MM      MM       MM
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM                MM      MM       MM
SINCE 7/1          MM                MM      MM       MM
 LIQUID 7/1        MM                MM      MM       MM
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     MM                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= TRACE      MM                MM      MM       MM
DAYS >= 1.0        MM                MM      MM       MM
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        MM                                 MM  MM
 24 HR TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5840              6624    -784     6335
 SINCE 7/1       2530              2764    -234     2513
COOLING TOTAL     633               541      92      555
 SINCE 1/1        633               541      92      555

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/244
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/220    DATE  06/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/220    DATE  06/01

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          237
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             88
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         40

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             53     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               15     RAIN                      35
LIGHT RAIN              119     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                7     SNOW                      12
LIGHT SNOW               42     SLEET                      0
FOG                      80     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     13
HAZE                     16

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

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