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CXUS53 KGJT 012033
CLACAG

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
659 AM MST MON JAN 1 2018

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...THE CRAIG CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2017...

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)
RECORD
 HIGH              MM   MM
 LOW               MM   MM
HIGHEST            97   07/06        MM      MM       98  06/21
LOWEST            -37   01/06        MM      MM      -29  01/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.0              57.9     4.1     59.8
AVG. MINIMUM     27.7              25.6     2.1     26.2
MEAN             44.9              41.7     3.2     43.0
DAYS MAX >= 90     45              18.1    26.9       33
DAYS MAX <= 32     36              54.5   -18.5       56
DAYS MIN <= 32    223             218.3     4.7      212
DAYS MIN <= 0      25              38.0   -13.0       38

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS          15.59             16.06   -0.47    13.00
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.04    0.00     0.04
DAYS >= .01       103                MM      MM      116
DAYS >= .10        50                MM      MM       46
DAYS >= .50         6                MM      MM        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.83   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    7529              8634   -1105     8137
 SINCE 7/1       3098              3556    -458     3056
COOLING TOTAL     285               143     142      201
 SINCE 1/1        285               142     143      201

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        MM
LATEST                          MM
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/243
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    41/200    DATE  11/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/220    DATE  06/12

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          218
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             92
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         55

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             41     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               13     RAIN                      26
LIGHT RAIN              108     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW               12     SNOW                      26
LIGHT SNOW               64     SLEET                      0
FOG                      98     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     24
HAZE                     36

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

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