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

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CLIMATE REPORT...COR TO ADD YEAR OF SNOWFALL RECORD
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
303 AM MST SUN JAN 01 2023

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2022...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1991 TO 2020
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2022

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART   LAST YEAR`S
                VALUE   DATE(S)   VALUE   FROM     VALUE DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             66   12/06/1901
 LOW             -21   12/26/1924
HIGHEST           53   12/01         43      10       59  12/14
                       12/02
LOWEST             9   12/18         15      -6       14  12/19
                       12/19                              12/20

AVG. MAXIMUM    39.1               38.8     0.3     42.5
AVG. MINIMUM    22.0               18.0     4.0     23.1
MEAN            30.5               28.4     2.1     32.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     0                0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     7                7.6    -0.6        2
DAYS MIN <= 32    30               30.2    -0.2       28
DAYS MIN <= 0      0                1.3    -1.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        2.08   2021
 MINIMUM           T   1900
TOTALS          1.29               0.60    0.69     2.08
DAILY AVG.      0.04               0.02    0.02     0.07
DAYS >= .01        9                6.1     2.9       12
DAYS >= .10        3                2.0     1.0        5
DAYS >= .50        1                0.1     0.9        2
DAYS >= 1.00       0                0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL   0.70   12/27 TO 12/28               0.64

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          19.0   1983
TOTALS           6.3                5.2     1.1      8.8
SINCE 7/1        9.3                7.5     1.8      8.8
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0                                   0
DAYS >= 1.0        1                1.7    -0.7        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        4   12/31                           2  12/29
                                                          12/30
 24 HR TOTAL     4.0   12/28 TO 12/28                4.3

DEGREE DAYS
HEATING TOTAL   1060               1134     -74      991
 SINCE 7/1      2235               2325     -90     2083
COOLING TOTAL      0                  0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1      1514               1233     281     1498
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/180    DATE  12/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    50/300    DATE  12/02
                                50/170          12/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.43
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           14
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             11
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          6

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      4

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

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