Weather Service Report


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CDUS45 KGJT 202331
CLIGJT


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GRAND JUNCTION CO                           
530 PM MDT WED AUG 20 2014


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...THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR AUGUST 20 2014...
VALID TODAY AS OF 0500 PM LOCAL TIME.

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


WEATHER ITEM   OBSERVED TIME   RECORD YEAR NORMAL DEPARTURE LAST     
                VALUE   (LST)  VALUE       VALUE  FROM      YEAR     
                                                  NORMAL             
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TEMPERATURE (F)                                                     
 TODAY                                                               
  MAXIMUM         82    349 PM  99    1992  89     -7       88       
  MINIMUM         60    608 AM  46    1980  61     -1       68       
  AVERAGE         71                        75     -4       78      
                                                                     
PRECIPITATION (IN)                                                   
  TODAY            T             0.50 1893   0.03  -0.03     0.00    
  MONTH TO DATE    2.13                      0.59   1.54     0.22    
  SINCE JUN 1      3.28                      1.66   1.62     1.60    
  SINCE JAN 1      7.06                      5.49   1.57     5.01    
                                                                     
SNOWFALL (IN)                                                        
  TODAY            0.0           0.0  2013   0.0    0.0      0.0    
  MONTH TO DATE    0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0     
  SINCE JUN 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0     
  SINCE JUL 1      0.0                       0.0    0.0      0.0     
  SNOW DEPTH       0                                                 
                                                                     
DEGREE DAYS                                                          
 HEATING                                                             
  TODAY            0                         0      0        0       
  MONTH TO DATE    0                         0      0        0       
  SINCE JUN 1     19                        23     -4        5       
  SINCE JUL 1      0                         1     -1        0       
                                                                     
 COOLING                                                             
  TODAY            6                        10     -4       13       
  MONTH TO DATE  181                       232    -51      193       
  SINCE JUN 1    829                       873    -44      960       
  SINCE JAN 1    888                       924    -36     1015       
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WIND (MPH)                                                           
  HIGHEST WIND SPEED    10   HIGHEST WIND DIRECTION     N (340)      
  HIGHEST GUST SPEED    12   HIGHEST GUST DIRECTION     N (340)      
  AVERAGE WIND SPEED     3.5                                         

                                                                     
SKY COVER                                                            
  POSSIBLE SUNSHINE  MM                                              
  AVERAGE SKY COVER 0.6                                              

                                                                     
WEATHER CONDITIONS                                                  
 THE FOLLOWING WEATHER WAS RECORDED TODAY.                            
  LIGHT RAIN                                                         

                                                                     
RELATIVE HUMIDITY (PERCENT)                                          
 HIGHEST   100           400 AM                                     
 LOWEST     36           400 PM                                     
 AVERAGE    68                                                       

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THE GRAND JUNCTION CO CLIMATE NORMALS FOR TOMORROW
                         NORMAL    RECORD    YEAR                    
 MAXIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   89        97      2009                    
                                             2007                    
                                             1960                    
 MINIMUM TEMPERATURE (F)   61        47      1924                    

                                                                     
SUNRISE AND SUNSET                                                   
AUGUST 20 2014........SUNRISE   632 AM MDT   SUNSET   802 PM MDT   
AUGUST 21 2014........SUNRISE   633 AM MDT   SUNSET   801 PM MDT   

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




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