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A winter storm system will move through the Colorado Rockies this weekend. Periods of snow and wind will impact travel, particularly over the Continental Divide Saturday night and across the plains on Sunday. Read More >

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PUEBLO
1128 AM MST SAT JAN 1 2011

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...THE COLORADO SPRINGS CO CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2010...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1971 TO 2000
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1872 TO 2010

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             100   07/24/2003
                        07/13/1954
                        06/24/1954
 LOW              -27   02/01/1951
                        12/09/1919
HIGHEST            97   06/07
LOWEST             -8   12/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.4              61.8     2.6
AVG. MINIMUM     37.1              33.7     3.4
MEAN             50.7              47.8     2.9
DAYS MAX >= 90     34
DAYS MAX <= 32     14
DAYS MIN <= 32    152
DAYS MIN <= 0       2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        27.58   1999
 MINIMUM         6.07   1939
TOTALS           9.37             17.40   -8.03
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.05   -0.02
DAYS >= .01        73
DAYS >= .10        20
DAYS >= .50         5
DAYS >= 1.00        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.18   07/20 TO 07/21

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           23.3              51.4   -28.1
SINCE 7/1         4.2              16.6   -12.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0
DAYS >= TRACE      48              31.4    16.6
DAYS >= 1.0         8              13.1    -5.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   03/24
 24 HR TOTAL      5.5   03/23 TO 03/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5803              6480    -677
 SINCE 7/1       2110              2642    -532
COOLING TOTAL     742               404     338
 SINCE 1/1        742               404     338

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              9.4
RESULTANT WIND SPEED/DIRECTION   1/083
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    54/250    DATE  05/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    68/250    DATE  05/24

SKY COVER
POSSIBLE SUNSHINE (PERCENT)   MM

NUMBER OF DAYS FAIR          279
NUMBER OF DAYS PC             57
NUMBER OF DAYS CLOUDY         29

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     51

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM             22     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                9     RAIN                      16
LIGHT RAIN               88     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       3
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                      12
LIGHT SNOW               46     SLEET                      0
FOG                      99     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     23
HAZE                     85

-  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 2010