Climatological Report (Annual)
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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
1200 PM MST THU JAN 3 2019

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2018...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2019

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             106   07/21/2005
 LOW              -23   01/13/1963
HIGHEST           102   07/19        93       9      102  07/09
                        06/27                             07/06
                        06/26                             07/07
LOWEST              7   01/22        15      -8       -4  01/06
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.1              65.6     2.5     69.4
AVG. MINIMUM     41.6              39.7     1.9     41.6
MEAN             54.9              52.7     2.2     55.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     90              57.4    32.6       87
DAYS MAX <= 32     10              16.8    -6.8        5
DAYS MIN <= 32    140             135.2     4.8      119
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               2.8    -2.8        2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.69   1957
 MINIMUM         3.64   1900
TOTALS           8.21              9.42   -1.21     5.08
DAILY AVG.          T              0.03   -0.03     0.01
DAYS >= .01        58              74.3   -16.3      151
DAYS >= .10        24              31.3    -7.3       20
DAYS >= .50         2               2.5    -0.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.2     0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.07   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           55.7   1948
 24 HR TOTAL     11.6   11/27/1919 TO 11/27/1919
 SNOW DEPTH        18   11/27/1919
TOTALS           17.8              19.1    -1.3     10.2
 LIQUID EQUIV    1.78              1.90   -0.12     1.02
SINCE 7/1         8.9               7.4     1.5      0.1
 LIQUID 7/1      0.89              0.70    0.19     0.01
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE      34              19.1    14.9       23
DAYS >= 1.0         5               6.4    -1.4        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/31                          2  01/09
                        12/03                             01/07
                        01/24                             01/08
 24 HR TOTAL      4.3   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM


DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5188              5609    -421     4822
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2359      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL    1616              1124     492     1479
 SINCE 1/1       1616              1125     491     1479

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     09/15/1903
 LATEST       05/15/1916
EARLIEST                        10/21
LATEST                          04/21
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.6
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/114
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    54/310    DATE  07/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/310    DATE  07/17

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          281
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             56
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         26

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     45

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             27     MIXED PRECIP                0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                       20
LIGHT RAIN               90     FREEZING RAIN               0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                        3
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                        7
LIGHT SNOW               32     SLEET                       0
FOG                      52     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE       6
HAZE                     40

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

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