CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO                                     
610 AM MST SUN JAN 1 2006

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...THE ALAMOSA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2005...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1932 TO 2005

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART                     
                  VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM                       
                                           NORMAL                     
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
  HIGH              96   07/05/1989                                   
  LOW              -50   01/28/1948                                   
HIGHEST             92   07/21                                        
                         07/19                                        
                         07/20                                        
LOWEST             -20   12/08                                        
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.4              58.6     2.8                      
AVG. MINIMUM     25.8              22.9     2.9                      
MEAN             43.6              40.8     2.8                      
DAYS MAX > 90      9                                                
DAYS MAX < 32     25                                                
DAYS MIN < 32    223                                                
DAYS MIN < 0      29                                                

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
  MAXIMUM        11.55   1969                                         
  MINIMUM         3.40   1956                                         
TOTALS            7.96             7.25    0.71                      
DAILY AVG.        0.02             0.02    0.00                      
DAYS > .01        63                                                
DAYS > .10        27                                                
DAYS > .50         2                                                
DAYS > 1.00        0                                                
GREATEST
  24 HR. TOTAL    1.14   08/11 TO 08/12                               

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
  TOTAL           97.5   1973                                         
  24 HR TOTAL     15.8   12/13/1967 TO 12/13/1967                     
TOTALS            30.7             37.4    -6.7                      
SINCE 7/1          2.1             14.0   -11.9                      
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0                                                
DAYS > TRACE      38              25.9    12.1                      
DAYS > 1.0         9              11.5    -2.5                      
GREATEST
  SNOW DEPTH       8     01/28                                        
  24 HR TOTAL      7.4   01/27 TO 01/28                               

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     7791              8736    -945                      
  SINCE 7/1       3254              3672    -418                      
COOLING TOTAL      95                44      51                      
  SINCE 1/1        95                44      51                      

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
  EARLIEST     08/21/1980                                             
  LATEST       06/29/1945                                             
EARLIEST                        09/08                                
LATEST                          06/08                                
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               7.3
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/192
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/240    DATE  11/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/240    DATE  04/08

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                     
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.20
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          296
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             55
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     54

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             86     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      15
LIGHT RAIN               71     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                      10
LIGHT SNOW               36     SLEET                      0
FOG                      82     FOG W/VIS < 1/4 MILE     35
HAZE                     56                                          
                                                                    
-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.                                     
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.                               
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.                                      
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.
 

 

Graphical Temperature and Precipitation Comparison For 2005

 


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