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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
528 AM MST THU JAN 2 2014

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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             106   07/21/2005
 LOW              -23   01/13/1963
HIGHEST           103   06/28        93      10      102  06/30
                                                          06/25
                                                          06/29
LOWEST            -12   01/15        15     -27       -5  12/22
                        01/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.6              65.6    -3.0     69.2
AVG. MINIMUM     37.4              39.7    -2.3     41.1
MEAN             50.0              52.7    -2.7     55.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     72              57.4    14.6       81
DAYS MAX <= 32     52              16.8    35.2       15
DAYS MIN <= 32    154             135.2    18.8      132
DAYS MIN <= 0      29               2.8    26.2        6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        15.69   1957
 MINIMUM         3.64   1900
TOTALS          12.43              9.42    3.01     4.53
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01        83              74.3     8.7       52
DAYS >= .10        35              31.3     3.7       17
DAYS >= .50         5               2.5     2.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.00   MM                            MM
 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           27.1              19.1     8.0     19.1
 LIQUID EQUIV    2.71              1.90    0.81     1.91
SINCE 7/1        15.5               7.4     8.1     13.0
 LIQUID 7/1      1.55              0.70    0.85     1.30
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE      35              19.1    15.9       34
DAYS >= 1.0         8               6.4     1.6        7
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   12/08                          4  12/31
                                                          12/25
                                                          12/28
 24 HR TOTAL      5.9   MM                       12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
                                                          12/31 TO 12/31
 STORM TOTAL       MM                                 MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM                    12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1
                                                 12/31(00) TO 12/31(00)1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6631              5609    1022     5007
 SINCE 7/1         MM              2359      MM       MM
COOLING TOTAL    1269              1124     145     1515
 SINCE 1/1       1269              1125     144     1515

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              6.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/109
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/250    DATE  06/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/240    DATE  06/04

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          259
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             78
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         28

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             39     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               12     RAIN                      34
LIGHT RAIN               94     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       7
LIGHT SNOW               32     SLEET                      1
FOG                     101     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     12
HAZE                     39

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

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