CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO
729 PM MST TUE JAN 1 2013
 
...THE ALAMOSA CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2012...
 
CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1932 TO 2012
 
WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
 
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   07/05/1989
 LOW              -50   01/28/1948
 
HIGHEST            93   06/25
                        06/24
LOWEST            -27   12/21
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.2              59.2     4.0
AVG. MINIMUM     23.0              23.9    -0.9
MEAN             43.1              41.6     1.6
 
DAYS MAX >= 90     11
DAYS MAX <= 32     23
DAYS MIN <= 32    229
DAYS MIN <= 0      46
 
 
PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.55   1969
 MINIMUM         3.40   1956
 
TOTALS           5.58              7.31   -1.73
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.02    0.00
 
DAYS >= .01        57
DAYS >= .10        17
DAYS >= .50         2
DAYS >= 1.00        0
 
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.85   09/12 TO 09/12
 
SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           69.1   1973
                  6.4   1934
 
24 HR TOTAL     15.8   12/13/1967 TO 12/13/1967
 TOTALS          18.7              27.6    -8.9
SINCE 7/1        12.1              10.3     1.8
 SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
 
DAYS >= TRACE      30              22.9     7.1
DAYS >= 1.0         7               9.3    -2.3
 
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         5   12/14
 24 HR TOTAL      3.3   12/09 TO 12/09
                        12/31 TO 12/31
 
DEGREE_DAYS
 
HEATING TOTAL    8021              8594    -573
 SINCE 7/1       3694              3637      57
 
COOLING TOTAL     115                52      63
 SINCE 1/1        115                51      64
 
 
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              6.7
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   2/220
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/250    DATE  06/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    61/260    DATE  06/27
 
SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.10
 
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          311
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             50
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY          5
 
AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     50
 
WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
 
THUNDERSTORM             48     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                4     RAIN                      14
LIGHT RAIN               72     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                      11
LIGHT SNOW               30     SLEET                      0
FOG                      69     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     21
HAZE                     58
 
-  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 2012

 

 

 

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