CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO
812 AM MST THU JAN 1 2009

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...THE ALAMOSA CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2008...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1932 TO 2008

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            90   07/31
LOWEST            -32   01/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.4              58.6    -0.2
AVG. MINIMUM     22.0              22.9    -0.9
MEAN             40.2              40.8    -0.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      1
DAYS MAX <= 32     55
DAYS MIN <= 32    246
DAYS MIN <= 0      58

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.55   1969
 MINIMUM         3.40   1956
TOTALS           5.48              7.25   -1.77
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00
DAYS >= .01        58
DAYS >= .10        17
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.68   08/16 TO 08/17

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           97.5   1973
    

 24 HR TOTAL     15.8   12/13/1967 TO 12/13/1967
TOTALS           32.4              37.4    -5.0
SINCE 7/1        11.8              14.0    -2.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1
DAYS >= TRACE      48              25.9    22.1
DAYS >= 1.0        13               9.9     3.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        11   02/05
 24 HR TOTAL      7.7   02/04 TO 02/05

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    9037              8736     301
 SINCE 7/1       3435              3672    -237
COOLING TOTAL      73                44      29
 SINCE 1/1         73                44      29

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   3/228
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/270    DATE 05/08
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/230    DATE 06/11

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          310
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             47
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          9

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     56

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             29     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                      14
LIGHT RAIN               67     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      14
LIGHT SNOW               47     SLEET                      0
FOG                      74     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     24
HAZE                     42

- 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 2008

 

 

 

 

 


 

 


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