Weather History for Rifle, CO

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Wednesday, December 21, 2011

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 21 °F 24 °F  
Max Temperature 28 °F 35 °F 52 °F (1921)
Min Temperature 14 °F 13 °F -18 °F (1990)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 44 41  
Month to date heating degree days 819  
Since 1 July heating degree days 2345  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 541  
Moisture  
Dew Point 16 °F    
Average Humidity 79    
Maximum Humidity 88    
Minimum Humidity 65    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.00 in 0.03 in 0.55 in (1981)
Month to date precipitation 0.57  
Year to date precipitation 14.03  
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.04 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 1 mph (SE)    
Max Wind Speed 6 mph    
Max Gust Speed -    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events Snow    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

Dec. 21, 2011 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:27 AM MST 4:50 PM MST
Civil Twilight 6:57 AM MST 5:20 PM MST
Nautical Twilight 6:23 AM MST 5:54 PM MST
Astronomical Twilight 5:50 AM MST 6:27 PM MST
Moon 4:04 AM MST (12/21) 2:11 PM MST (12/21)
Length of Visible Light 10h 23m
Length of Day
9h 22m
Waning Crescent, 12% of the Moon is Illuminated
Dec 21
Waning Crescent
Dec 24
New
Dec 31
First Quarter
Jan 9
Full
Jan 16
Last Quarter

Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (MST) Temp. Windchill Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:53 AM 15.1 °F - 10.9 °F 84% 30.07 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Partly Cloudy
1:53 AM 15.1 °F - 10.0 °F 80% 30.05 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
2:53 AM 14.0 °F - 10.0 °F 84% 30.05 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:53 AM 17.1 °F - 12.9 °F 84% 30.03 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
4:53 AM 18.0 °F - 14.0 °F 84% 30.04 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
5:53 AM 19.0 °F - 15.1 °F 85% 30.07 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
6:53 AM 19.9 °F 13.4 °F 16.0 °F 85% 30.08 in 10.0 mi SE 4.6 mph - N/A   Overcast
7:53 AM 19.9 °F - 16.0 °F 85% 30.06 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
8:53 AM 21.9 °F - 16.0 °F 78% 30.08 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
9:53 AM 23.0 °F - 16.0 °F 74% 30.07 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
12:53 PM 27.0 °F - 18.0 °F 69% 29.99 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in   Overcast
1:53 PM 27.0 °F - 19.0 °F 72% 29.98 in 9.0 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
2:53 PM 27.0 °F - 21.9 °F 81% 29.97 in 3.0 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
3:53 PM 28.0 °F - 23.0 °F 81% 29.97 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in   Overcast
5:53 PM 23.0 °F 15.8 °F 19.9 °F 88% 30.04 in 10.0 mi SE 5.8 mph - N/A   Overcast
6:53 PM 27.0 °F - 21.0 °F 78% 30.04 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
7:53 PM 25.0 °F 19.3 °F 21.0 °F 85% 30.07 in 10.0 mi SW 4.6 mph - N/A   Overcast
8:53 PM 24.1 °F 17.0 °F 15.1 °F 69% 30.07 in 10.0 mi WSW 5.8 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
9:53 PM 24.1 °F - 14.0 °F 65% 30.06 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
10:53 PM 23.0 °F 18.4 °F 17.1 °F 78% 30.07 in 10.0 mi NE 3.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
11:53 PM 23.0 °F 17.0 °F 17.1 °F 78% 30.07 in 10.0 mi ENE 4.6 mph - N/A   Overcast