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

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...THE COLORADO SPRINGS CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2008...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2008

WEATHER
         OBSERVED          NORMAL DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S) VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             101   06/07/1874
 LOW              -27   02/01/1951
                        12/09/1919
HIGHEST            99   08/01
LOWEST             -8   12/15
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.1              61.8     1.3
AVG. MINIMUM     35.1              33.7     1.4
MEAN             49.2              47.8     1.4
DAYS MAX >= 90     31
DAYS MAX <= 32     20
DAYS MIN <= 32    177
DAYS MIN <= 0       6

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        27.58   1999
 MINIMUM         6.07   1939
TOTALS          12.97             17.40   -4.43
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.05   -0.01
DAYS >= .01        73
DAYS >= .10        25
DAYS >= .50         5
DAYS >= 1.00        2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    4.97   09/11 TO 09/12

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           30.6              51.4   -20.8
SINCE 7/1         5.2              16.6   -11.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      50              31.4    18.6
DAYS >= 1.0       12              13.1    -1.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/16
 24 HR TOTAL      4.1   03/16 TO 03/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6271              6480    -209
 SINCE 7/1       2377              2642    -265
COOLING TOTAL     558               404     154
 SINCE 1/1        558               404     154

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              9.9
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/039
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/320    DATE 12/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/360    DATE 12/30

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          273
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             67
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         26

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     50

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             32     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               11     RAIN                      13
LIGHT RAIN               89     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                7     SNOW                      14
LIGHT SNOW               53     SLEET                      0
FOG                     104     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     35
HAZE                    147

- INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

 

Graphical Temperature and Precipitation Comparison of 2008

 

 

 



 

 

 

 


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