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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
555 AM MDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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              81   03/20/2004
                        03/26/1971
                        03/19/1907
 LOW                5   03/11/1948
                        03/05/1939
HIGHEST            71   03/11        60      11       78  03/28
LOWEST             25   03/16        27      -2       20  03/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     57.7              56.5     1.2     63.0
AVG. MINIMUM     32.1              31.4     0.7     32.6
MEAN             44.9              43.9     1.0     47.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              17.1     3.9       15
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.36   1912
 MINIMUM         0.02   2004
                        1972
                        1971
TOTALS           1.07              0.92    0.15     0.27
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01         8               7.3     0.7        5
DAYS >= .10         4               3.2     0.8        0
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.38   03/22 TO 03/23              0.07

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.9   1918
TOTALS            1.1               2.6    -1.5      1.9
SINCE 7/1        28.5              18.1    10.4     10.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.9     0.1        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   03/23                          2  03/04
 24 HR TOTAL      1.1   03/22 TO 03/23               1.6
                        03/22 TO 03/22

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     614               653     -39      523
 SINCE 7/1       5092              5032      60     4508
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/180    DATE  03/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/180    DATE  03/29

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          4

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     50

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      1
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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