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

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CLIMATE REPORT...CORR FOR MARCH RECORD SNOWFALL YEAR
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
425 AM MDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2018

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            72   03/31        60      12       80  03/18
                        03/14
LOWEST             14   03/06        27     -13       16  03/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.1              56.5     2.6     64.7
AVG. MINIMUM     31.1              31.4    -0.3     36.4
MEAN             45.1              43.9     1.2     50.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     16              17.1    -1.1        8
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.36   1912
 MINIMUM         0.02   2004
                        1972
                        1971
TOTALS           0.59              0.92   -0.33     0.39
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.03   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         4               7.3    -3.3        4
DAYS >= .10         2               3.2    -1.2        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.30   03/23 TO 03/23              0.19

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           15.9   1918
TOTALS            0.2               2.6    -2.4        T
SINCE 7/1         9.0              18.1    -9.1     13.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.9    -0.9        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0  MM
 24 HR TOTAL      0.2   03/18 TO 03/18                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     612               653     -41      440
 SINCE 7/1       4582              5032    -450     4087
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/270    DATE  03/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/140    DATE  03/03

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           21
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              9
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          1

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     45

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              1     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                2     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     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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