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

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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
840 AM MST MON FEB 1 2016

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              62   01/31/1911
 LOW              -23   01/13/1963
HIGHEST            45   01/30        40       5       58  01/26
LOWEST              3   01/02        15     -12        2  01/02
                                                          01/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     33.4              37.7    -4.3     42.0
AVG. MINIMUM     14.8              17.0    -2.2     21.1
MEAN             24.1              27.4    -3.3     31.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11               7.9     3.1        4
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.2     0.8       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.6    -1.6        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.46   1957
 MINIMUM            T   1961
TOTALS           0.92              0.58    0.34     0.73
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         9               5.9     3.1        5
DAYS >= .10         4               2.1     1.9        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.33   01/30 TO 01/31              0.29

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.7   1957


TOTALS            9.8               4.9     4.9      1.3
SINCE 7/1        22.7              12.3    10.4      6.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      2                 3      -1        0
DAYS >= 1.0         3               1.5     1.5        1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   01/24                          2  01/05
                        01/23                             01/04
                        01/22                             01/03
 24 HR TOTAL      2.5   01/31 TO 01/31               1.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1261              1167      94     1032
 SINCE 7/1       3537              3526      11     3270
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/310    DATE  01/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    40/330    DATE  01/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.40
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           15
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              7
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     79

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      7
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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