Weather History for Rifle, CO

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Saturday, September 17, 2011

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 56 °F 61 °F  
Max Temperature 64 °F 78 °F 91 °F (1956)
Min Temperature 46 °F 44 °F 27 °F (1968)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 9 5  
Month to date heating degree days 45  
Since 1 July heating degree days 52  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 22  
Year to date cooling degree days 538  
Growing Degree Days 6 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 49 °F    
Average Humidity 84    
Maximum Humidity 97    
Minimum Humidity 50    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.20 in 0.05 in 0.76 in (2007)
Month to date precipitation 0.86  
Year to date precipitation 9.83  
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.07 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 5 mph (WSW)    
Max Wind Speed 21 mph    
Max Gust Speed 31 mph    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events Rain , Thunderstorm    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Sep. 17, 2011 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:53 AM MDT 7:16 PM MDT
Civil Twilight 6:26 AM MDT 7:43 PM MDT
Nautical Twilight 5:55 AM MDT 8:14 PM MDT
Astronomical Twilight 5:22 AM MDT 8:47 PM MDT
Moon 9:50 PM MDT (9/17) 11:57 AM MDT (9/17)
Length of Visible Light 13h 16m
Length of Day
12h 22m
Waning Gibbous, 76% of the Moon is Illuminated
Sep 17
Waning Gibbous
Sep 20
Last Quarter
Sep 27
New
Oct 3
First Quarter
Oct 11
Full

Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (MDT) Temp. Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:53 AM 53.1 °F 50.0 °F 89% 29.97 in 10.0 mi East 4.6 mph - 0.01 in Rain Light Rain
1:53 AM 53.1 °F 48.9 °F 86% 29.97 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
2:53 AM 53.1 °F 50.0 °F 89% 29.96 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
3:53 AM 52.0 °F 50.0 °F 93% 29.96 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
5:51 AM 51.8 °F 50.0 °F 94% 30.12 in 10.0 mi West 4.6 mph - N/A   Overcast
5:53 AM 52.0 °F 50.0 °F 93% 29.96 in 10.0 mi West 4.6 mph - N/A   Overcast
6:53 AM 52.0 °F 51.1 °F 97% 29.97 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
7:53 AM 53.1 °F 51.1 °F 93% 29.97 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
8:53 AM 53.1 °F 51.1 °F 93% 30.00 in 9.0 mi WNW 3.5 mph - 0.02 in Rain Light Rain
9:02 AM 53.6 °F 51.8 °F 94% 30.13 in 10.0 mi West 4.6 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
10:03 AM 53.6 °F 51.8 °F 94% 30.14 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - 0.01 in Rain Light Rain
10:17 AM 53.6 °F 51.8 °F 94% 30.15 in 10.0 mi Variable 3.5 mph - 0.01 in   Overcast
10:41 AM 53.6 °F 51.8 °F 94% 30.15 in 5.0 mi WNW 4.6 mph - 0.02 in Rain Light Rain
10:53 AM 54.0 °F 51.1 °F 90% 30.04 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - 0.02 in   Overcast
11:17 AM 55.4 °F 51.8 °F 88% 30.16 in 10.0 mi West 6.9 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
12:53 PM 62.1 °F 50.0 °F 65% 30.00 in 10.0 mi West 16.1 mph 24.2 mph 0.00 in   Scattered Clouds
1:53 PM 64.9 °F 46.0 °F 50% 29.97 in 10.0 mi West 20.7 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Partly Cloudy
2:28 PM 57.2 °F 44.6 °F 63% 30.14 in 10.0 mi NNW 19.6 mph 31.1 mph N/A   Overcast
2:53 PM 53.1 °F 46.9 °F 80% 30.04 in 10.0 mi NNW 9.2 mph 23.0 mph 0.01 in Rain Light Rain
3:05 PM 53.6 °F 48.2 °F 82% 30.16 in 4.0 mi NNW 11.5 mph 18.4 mph 0.06 in Rain , Thunderstorm Heavy Thunderstorms and Rain
3:32 PM 53.6 °F 48.2 °F 82% 30.17 in 10.0 mi SSW 5.8 mph - 0.09 in Rain , Thunderstorm Light Rain
3:53 PM 54.0 °F 48.0 °F 80% 30.07 in 10.0 mi SSW 8.1 mph - 0.09 in Thunderstorm Thunderstorm
4:02 PM 53.6 °F 48.2 °F 82% 30.16 in 10.0 mi SSW 5.8 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
4:53 PM 59.0 °F 46.9 °F 64% 30.04 in 10.0 mi SSE 8.1 mph - 0.00 in   Clear
5:53 PM 57.0 °F 44.1 °F 62% 30.06 in 10.0 mi SE 4.6 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
6:53 PM 54.0 °F 46.9 °F 77% 30.09 in 10.0 mi ENE 5.8 mph - 0.05 in   Overcast
7:53 PM 52.0 °F 46.9 °F 83% 30.10 in 10.0 mi East 4.6 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
8:53 PM 50.0 °F 45.0 °F 83% 30.13 in 10.0 mi NNE 3.5 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
9:53 PM 50.0 °F 46.9 °F 89% 30.15 in 10.0 mi South 3.5 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
10:53 PM 48.9 °F 46.0 °F 90% 30.15 in 10.0 mi South 4.6 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
11:53 PM 46.9 °F 43.0 °F 86% 30.17 in 10.0 mi ESE 8.1 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds