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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
558 AM MST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE RIFLE CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2016...

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)
HIGHEST            52   12/16        MM      MM       46  12/08
LOWEST              2   12/19        MM      MM      -10  12/28
                                                          12/27
AVG. MAXIMUM     37.0              35.8     1.2     32.1
AVG. MINIMUM     17.7              14.3     3.4     10.7
MEAN             27.4              25.0     2.4     21.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      8               9.9    -1.9       16
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.2     0.8       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.2    -2.2        5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.93              0.84    0.09     1.13
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.04
DAYS >= .01         8                MM      MM       11
DAYS >= .10         4                MM      MM        4
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.44   12/15 TO 12/16              0.36

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1161              1238     -77     1342
 SINCE 7/1       2295              2764    -469     2530
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        675               541     134      633
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/170    DATE  12/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/170    DATE  12/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           10
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               11     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     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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