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

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...THE COLORADO SPRINGS CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2005...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2005

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART                     
                  VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM                       
                                           NORMAL                     
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
  HIGH             101   06/07/1874                                   
  LOW              -32   01/20/1883                                   
HIGHEST             98   07/20                                        
LOWEST             -15   12/07                                        
AVG. MAXIMUM        63.8            61.8     2.0                      
AVG. MINIMUM        36.2            33.7     2.5                      
MEAN                50.0            47.8     2.2                      
DAYS MAX > 90       28                                                
DAYS MAX < 32       16                                                
DAYS MIN < 32      161                                                
DAYS MIN < 0         5                                                

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
  MAXIMUM        27.58   1999                                         
  MINIMUM         6.07   1939                                         
TOTALS           11.86              17.40   -5.54                      
DAILY AVG.        0.03               0.05   -0.02                      
DAYS > .01       85                                                
DAYS > .10       36                                                
DAYS > .50        5                                                
DAYS > 1.00       1                                                
GREATEST
  24 HR. TOTAL    1.17   07/26 TO 07/27                               

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
  TOTAL           89.4   1957                                         
  24 HR TOTAL     22.0   01/15/1987 TO 01/15/1987                     
  SNOW DEPTH        20   10/26/1997                                   
TOTALS            29.8              51.4   -21.6                      
SINCE 7/1         10.6              16.6    -6.0                      
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     0                                                
DAYS > TRACE      57                31.4    25.6                      
DAYS > 1.0        10                13.8    -3.8                      
GREATEST
  SNOW DEPTH         5   12/03                                        
  24 HR TOTAL      4.9   12/03 TO 12/03                               

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     5903              6480    -577                      
  SINCE 7/1       2371              2642    -271                      
COOLING TOTAL      555               404     151                      
  SINCE 1/1        555               404     151                      

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
  EARLIEST     09/03/1961                                             
  LATEST       06/03/1951                                             
EARLIEST                        10/08                                
LATEST                          05/09                                
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED               9.5
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/040
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/350    DATE  04/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/240    DATE  07/20

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM                                     
AVERAGE SKY COVER           0.30
NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          238
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             93
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         34

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     53

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             51     MIXED PRECIP               3
HEAVY RAIN               10     RAIN                      27
LIGHT RAIN               90     FREEZING RAIN              2
LT FREEZING RAIN          4     HAIL                       7
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      18
LIGHT SNOW               48     SLEET                      0
FOG                     109     FOG W/VIS < 1/4 MILE     36
HAZE                     60                                          
                                                                    
-  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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