Weather History for Rifle, CO

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Monday, October 22, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 57 °F 46 °F  
Max Temperature 72 °F 62 °F 82 °F (2003)
Min Temperature 42 °F 31 °F 13 °F (1935)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 8 19  
Month to date heating degree days 279 313  
Since 1 July heating degree days 364 459  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 809 541  
Growing Degree Days 7 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 31 °F    
Average Humidity 41    
Maximum Humidity 62    
Minimum Humidity 20    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.00 in 0.06 in 0.31 in (1945)
Month to date precipitation 0.61 1.34  
Year to date precipitation 6.76 11.81  
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.73 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 10 mph (SW)    
Max Wind Speed 28 mph    
Max Gust Speed 33 mph    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events      
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Oct. 22, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 7:28 AM MDT 6:21 PM MDT
Civil Twilight 7:01 AM MDT 6:48 PM MDT
Nautical Twilight 6:30 AM MDT 7:19 PM MDT
Astronomical Twilight 5:58 AM MDT 7:51 PM MDT
Moon 2:29 PM MDT (10/22) 12:20 AM MDT (10/22)
Length of Visible Light 11h 47m
Length of Day
10h 52m
First Quarter, 57% of the Moon is Illuminated
Oct 22
First Quarter
Oct 29
Full
Nov 6
Last Quarter
Nov 13
New
Nov 20
First Quarter

Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (MDT) Temp. Windchill Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:53 AM 53.1 °F - 30.9 °F 43% 29.76 in 10.0 mi East 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
1:53 AM 53.1 °F - 32.0 °F 45% 29.73 in 10.0 mi East 4.6 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:53 AM 51.1 °F - 32.0 °F 48% 29.73 in 10.0 mi ESE 5.8 mph - N/A   Overcast
3:53 AM 50.0 °F - 32.0 °F 50% 29.73 in 10.0 mi West 3.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
4:53 AM 48.0 °F - 30.9 °F 52% 29.74 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Partly Cloudy
5:53 AM 46.0 °F 44.8 °F 30.9 °F 56% 29.76 in 10.0 mi SW 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
7:53 AM 43.0 °F - 30.9 °F 62% 29.82 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Partly Cloudy
8:53 AM 51.1 °F - 30.9 °F 46% 29.82 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Partly Cloudy
9:53 AM 55.0 °F - 33.1 °F 43% 29.81 in 10.0 mi WSW 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
10:53 AM 61.0 °F - 33.1 °F 35% 29.76 in 10.0 mi WNW 5.8 mph - N/A   Clear
11:53 AM 63.0 °F - 34.0 °F 34% 29.77 in 10.0 mi West 17.3 mph 23.0 mph N/A   Scattered Clouds
12:53 PM 66.9 °F - 33.1 °F 28% 29.71 in 10.0 mi West 25.3 mph 32.2 mph N/A   Partly Cloudy
1:53 PM 66.0 °F - 32.0 °F 28% 29.68 in 10.0 mi West 19.6 mph 24.2 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
2:53 PM 68.0 °F - 32.0 °F 26% 29.66 in 10.0 mi West 21.9 mph 31.1 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:53 PM 71.1 °F - 28.9 °F 21% 29.65 in 10.0 mi WSW 18.4 mph 27.6 mph N/A   Mostly Cloudy
4:53 PM 66.0 °F - 32.0 °F 28% 29.67 in 10.0 mi West 11.5 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
5:53 PM 66.0 °F - 28.9 °F 25% 29.68 in 10.0 mi SW 16.1 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Partly Cloudy
6:53 PM 64.0 °F - 28.9 °F 27% 29.70 in 10.0 mi South 9.2 mph - N/A   Clear
7:53 PM 62.1 °F - 30.0 °F 30% 29.72 in 10.0 mi South 10.4 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
8:53 PM 59.0 °F - 30.0 °F 33% 29.71 in 10.0 mi SSE 6.9 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
9:53 PM 57.0 °F - 30.0 °F 36% 29.70 in 10.0 mi SSE 11.5 mph - N/A   Clear