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

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CLIMATE REPORT...COR TO RECORD SNOWFALL YEAR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
453 AM MDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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             101   05/29/2000
 LOW               24   05/01/2011
HIGHEST            85   05/14        81       4       89  05/31
LOWEST             34   05/11        42      -8       35  05/11
AVG. MAXIMUM     73.0              76.1    -3.1     69.5
AVG. MINIMUM     44.9              47.0    -2.1     46.0
MEAN             59.0              61.6    -2.6     57.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.3    -1.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.74   1906
 MINIMUM            T   1970
                        1940
TOTALS           0.91              0.88    0.03     1.85
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.06
DAYS >= .01         8               6.4     1.6       16
DAYS >= .10         3               2.9     0.1        7
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.40   05/08 TO 05/09              0.63

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            5.0   1979
TOTALS              T               0.1    -0.1      0.1
SINCE 7/1        28.5              19.1     9.4     12.6
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        T   05/16 TO 05/16               0.1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     192               155      37      227
 SINCE 7/1       5714              5589     125     5167
COOLING TOTAL      13                48     -35        8
 SINCE 1/1         13                51     -38        8
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/330    DATE  05/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/300    DATE  05/06

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           19
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     47

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              9     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       6
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     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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