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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO
552 AM MST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE RIFLE CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

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
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
HIGHEST            53   12/07        MM      MM       39  12/24
                        12/01
LOWEST             -7   12/31        MM      MM      -19  12/05
AVG. MAXIMUM     39.3              35.8     3.5     29.1
AVG. MINIMUM     21.3              14.3     7.0      7.1
MEAN             30.3              25.0     5.3     18.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7               9.9    -2.9       15
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              30.2    -1.2       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               2.2    -0.2        9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
TOTALS           0.65              0.84   -0.19     0.49
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.03   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01        13                MM      MM        6
DAYS >= .10         2                MM      MM        1
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.22   12/20 TO 12/21              0.23
                        12/21 TO 12/21
                        12/21 TO 12/22

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

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1069              1238    -169     1450
 SINCE 7/1       2513              2764    -251     2974
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        555               541      14      798
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/270    DATE  12/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    39/340    DATE  12/22

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.50
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR           12
NUMBER OF DAYS PC              6
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         13

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     69

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               15     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

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