CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO
556 PM MST FRI JAN 1 2010

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...THE ALAMOSA CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2009...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1932 TO 2009

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 07/18
LOWEST -15 12/10
AVG. MAXIMUM 60.2 58.6 1.6
AVG. MINIMUM 24.2 22.9 1.3
MEAN 42.2 40.8 1.4
DAYS MAX >= 90 1
DAYS MAX <= 32 21
DAYS MIN <= 32 217
DAYS MIN <= 0 44

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
MAXIMUM 11.55 1969
MINIMUM 3.40 1956
TOTALS 7.26 7.25 0.01
DAILY AVG. 0.02 0.02 0.00
DAYS >= .01 65
DAYS >= .10 18
DAYS >= .50 4
DAYS >= 1.00 0
GREATEST
24 HR. TOTAL 0.83 10/20 TO 10/21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
TOTAL 97.5 1973


24 HR TOTAL 15.8 12/13/1967 TO 12/13/1967
TOTALS 27.9 37.4 -9.5
SINCE 7/1 8.6 14.0 -5.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG. 0
DAYS >= TRACE 33 25.9 7.1
DAYS >= 1.0 7 9.9 -2.9
GREATEST
SNOW DEPTH 6 03/27
03/27
24 HR TOTAL 7.1 04/12 TO 04/12

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL 8255 8736 -481
SINCE 7/1 3681 3672 9
COOLING TOTAL 41 44 -3
SINCE 1/1 41 44 -3

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 7.2
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 3/223
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION 51/240 DATE 09/30
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION 66/230 DATE 09/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT) MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR 323
NUMBER OF DAYS PC 32
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY 10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT) 56

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM 44 MIXED PRECIP 1
HEAVY RAIN 6 RAIN 12
LIGHT RAIN 90 FREEZING RAIN 0
LT FREEZING RAIN 0 HAIL 0
HEAVY SNOW 6 SNOW 14
LIGHT SNOW 34 SLEET 0
FOG 79 FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE 31
HAZE 43

- 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 2009
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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