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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
637 AM MDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 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              89   04/24/2012
                        04/23/2012
                        04/30/1992
 LOW               11   04/02/1975
HIGHEST            80   04/22        69      11       80  04/30
LOWEST             28   04/06        34      -6       22  04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.8              65.3    -2.5     64.0
AVG. MINIMUM     38.0              38.1    -0.1     36.6
MEAN             50.4              51.7    -1.3     50.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      6               6.2    -0.2        8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.30   2004
 MINIMUM         0.05   1939
TOTALS           1.62              0.91    0.71     2.12
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02     0.07
DAYS >= .01        10               7.3     2.7        7
DAYS >= .10         5               2.9     2.1        4
DAYS >= .50         1               0.2     0.8        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.51   04/27 TO 04/28              0.90
                        04/28 TO 04/28
                        04/28 TO 04/29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           14.3   5
                        0
                        -26215
TOTALS              T               0.9    -0.9      2.0
SINCE 7/1        28.5              19.0     9.5     12.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.3    -0.3        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL        T   04/28 TO 04/28               2.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     430               402      28      432
 SINCE 7/1       5522              5434      88     4940
COOLING TOTAL       0                 3      -3        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 3      -3        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/210    DATE  04/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/220    DATE  04/23

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              8
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          7

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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