STATION:  COLORADO SPRINGS MUNICIPAL AP (KCOS), CO

CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY.  Period of Record: Jul 1996 to Dec 2008

Summaries based on unedited daily ASOS data.  Errors may be present.

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TEMPERATURE (F)     |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Avg Max Temp        |  43.6  45.4  53.1  59.9  70.7  79.4  86.2  81.8  75.0  63.9  52.0  43.6 |   62.9
Avg Min Temp        |  17.8  19.5  25.9  33.0  42.6  51.0  57.8  55.8  47.1  36.1  25.5  17.9 |   35.8
Avg Temperature     |  30.7  32.4  39.5  46.4  56.6  65.2  72.0  68.8  61.1  50.0  38.7  30.8 |   49.4
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Extremes:           |                                                                         |
    Extreme Max Temp|    73    74    76    83    95    95   100    99    91    84    78    71 |    100
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    02    28    19    13    01    29    24    01    16    02    08    01 |
               -Year|  1997  2006  2004  2006  1999  1998  2003  2008  2000  2000  2006  1998 |
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    Extreme Min Temp|   -13    -8    -2     7    22    37    47    42    26    15    -3   -15 |    -15
                    |                                                                         |
    Date of Ext-Day |    12    02    03    12    03    05    04    28    29    22    30    07 |
               -Year|  1997  2007  2002  1997  2008  1998  1997  2004  1999  1996  2006  2005 |
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Heating Degree Days |  1061   920   790   557   274    77     4    20   153   465   788  1061 |   6170
Cooling Degree Days |     0     0     0     0    15    83   221   137    35     1     0     0 |    492
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Max Temp >= 90  |   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.6   4.3  11.0   3.3   0.3   0.0   0.0   0.0 |   19.6
    Max Temp >= 75  |   0.0   0.0   0.2   3.5  12.8  21.1  29.5  26.2  17.6   6.4   0.6   0.0 |  118.0
    Max Temp <= 32  |   6.1   4.3   2.2   0.6   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.5   2.8   5.5 |   21.9
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    Min Temp <= 32  |  29.5  27.3  24.4  14.3   2.5   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.9   9.7  23.5  29.7 |  161.8
    Min Temp <= 20  |  18.2  14.8   7.2   1.2   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.8   8.1  19.0 |   69.4
    Min Temp  <= 0  |   1.5   0.8   0.1   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.2   1.3 |    4.0
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Avg Dew Point Temp  |  13.0  14.6  19.0  24.0  34.4  41.6  48.8  49.7  40.0  28.6  18.4  12.5 |   28.7
Avg Wet Bulb Temp   |  24.5  25.8  31.3  36.9  45.6  52.5  58.2  57.1  49.7  39.9  30.6  24.2 |   39.7
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Avg Sea Level Pres  | 30.12 30.11 30.09 30.09 29.99 29.95 29.94 29.98 29.99 30.07 30.13 30.11 |  30.05
(Inches of Mercury) |                                                                         |
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WEATHER             |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
See disclaimer below|                                                                         |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    Thunderstorms   |   0.0   0.0   0.4   1.7   7.2  10.2  12.6  12.4   4.1   0.5   0.2   0.0 |   49.2
    Heavy Fog       |   3.1   3.8   4.6   3.1   1.8   1.2   1.1   1.2   1.2   2.5   3.5   2.0 |   29.0
    Fog             |   8.4   9.7  10.3   9.7   6.9   6.1   6.4   8.2   6.6   6.9   7.2   5.5 |   92.0
    Hail            |   0.0   0.0   0.4   0.3   1.7   1.3   0.8   0.6   0.2   0.1   0.0   0.0 |    5.5
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PRECIPITATION (In)  |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Average Monthly     |  0.27  0.16  0.77  1.54  1.36  2.30  3.05  3.08  0.90  0.61  0.25  0.15 |  14.42
                    |                                                                         |
Maximum Daily       |  0.43  0.23  1.42  2.63  1.08  2.49  3.63  3.98  0.70  0.90  0.51  0.28 |   3.98
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    Date of Ext-Day |    29    19    18    30    25    27    29    04    04    07    21    08 |
               -Year|  2005  2003  1998  1999  1999  2004  1997  1999  1997  1999  1999  2007 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
    >= 0.01         |   3.5   3.2   6.8   7.2  10.2  10.7  10.9  13.6   6.9   4.5   4.2   2.5 |   84.3
    >= 0.10         |   1.1   0.5   2.2   2.8   4.2   4.9   6.0   6.9   2.8   2.0   0.7   0.3 |   34.4
    >= 0.25         |   0.2   0.0   0.8   1.8   1.7   2.4   3.4   3.6   1.4   0.8   0.2   0.2 |   16.5
    >= 0.50         |   0.0   0.0   0.2   0.7   0.5   1.1   1.8   1.5   0.2   0.2   0.1   0.0 |    6.1
    >= 1.00         |   0.0   0.0   0.1   0.2   0.1   0.4   0.8   0.5   0.0   0.0   0.0   0.0 |    2.1
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WIND (MPH)          |   Jan   Feb   Mar   Apr   May   Jun   Jul   Aug   Sep   Oct   Nov   Dec |   Year
                    |                                                                         |
Daily Avg Wind Speed|   8.7   9.4  10.3  11.9  10.7  10.3   9.0   8.7   9.0   9.5   8.7   9.1 |    9.6
Daily Avg Max 2-Min |  21.5  22.7  24.6  27.4  26.9  27.3  25.6  24.0  22.7  22.4  20.7  22.3 |   24.0
Daily Avg Peak Gust |  25.3  26.8  29.3  33.1  32.8  33.1  31.0  28.9  27.3  26.9  24.5  26.4 |   28.8
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Maximum Daily Avg   |  20.7  28.7  28.2  28.7  20.9  18.7  16.1  16.4  17.7  30.3  27.3  30.3 |   30.3
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Maximum 2-Minute Avg|    45    61    56    52    58    47    49    45    44    59    47    49 |     61
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Date of Max 2min-Day|    08    03    06    12    22    13    07    07    06    01    10    20 |
               -Year|  2004  1999  2004  1998  2006  1998  2000  2000  2001  2001  1998  2000 |
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Maximum Peak Gust   |    54    78    68    63    66    62    60    53    55    70    56    63 |     78
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Date of Max Gust-Day|    17    03    06    19    22    09    07    07    01    29    10    20 |
               -Year|  1999  1999  2004  2001  2006  2001  2000  2000  1996  1996  2004  2000 |
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Avg Number of Days: |                                                                         |
   Peak Gust >=30   |  10.2  10.2  14.0  18.9  19.4  18.9  16.2  13.8  11.1   9.9   7.5  11.5 |  161.7
   Peak Gust >=40   |   3.8   3.5   4.8   6.4   5.8   6.2   4.4   3.1   2.0   3.0   2.3   4.0 |   49.2
   Peak Gust >=50   |   0.8   0.7   1.1   2.3   1.5   1.2   1.0   0.4   0.2   0.9   0.6   1.1 |   11.7
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   Max 2-Minute >=30|   6.2   5.8   7.3  11.7  10.2  11.6   8.3   6.8   4.3   5.6   3.8   0.0 |   81.7
   Max 2-Minute >=40|   1.1   1.2   1.4   2.7   1.8   1.5   1.0   0.2   0.5   1.2   0.5   0.0 |   13.1
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Observations of WEATHER may me innacurate due to early ASOS inconsistancies.  Average days
with Thunderstorms may be low due to early mis-detection.

Heavy Fog = Visibility less than or equal to 1/4 mile.
Fog = Visibility greater than 1/4 mile or less than 7 miles.
Peak Gust = Maximum 5-second average.
Snowfall data not observed at ASOS stations.

Copyright ©2009 Western Regional Climate Center - Desert Research Institute - Reno, Nevada.