CLIMATE REPORT

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO

1143 AM MST MON JAN 2 2012

 
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...THE ALAMOSA CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2011...
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1932 TO 2012
 
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   07/16
LOWEST            -31   02/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.3              58.6     2.7
AVG. MINIMUM     23.3              22.9     0.4
MEAN             42.3              40.8     1.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     10
DAYS MAX <= 32     34
DAYS MIN <= 32    233
DAYS MIN <= 0      52
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.55   1969
 MINIMUM         3.40   1956
TOTALS           4.60              7.25   -2.65
DAILY AVG.          T              0.02   -0.02
DAYS >= .01        58
DAYS >= .10        16
DAYS >= .50         0
DAYS >= 1.00        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.44   09/07 TO 09/08
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           97.5   1973
 24 HR TOTAL     15.8   12/13/1967 TO 12/13/1967
TOTALS           19.6              37.4   -17.8
SINCE 7/1        12.4              14.0    -1.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      39              25.9    13.1
DAYS >= 1.0         8               9.9    -1.9
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   11/08
 24 HR TOTAL      4.5   11/07 TO 11/08
 
DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    8343              8736    -393
 SINCE 7/1       3590              3672     -82
COOLING TOTAL     182                44     138
 SINCE 1/1        182                44     138
 
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              7.8
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   3/224
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    55/240    DATE  04/03
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    70/240    DATE  04/03
 
SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          303
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             52
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         10
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     51
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             32     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               77     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               38     SLEET                      0
FOG                      62     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     19
HAZE                     59
 
-  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 2011

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