Weather History for Rifle, CO

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Thursday, March 1, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 26 °F 35 °F  
Max Temperature 35 °F 48 °F 67 °F (1986)
Min Temperature 17 °F 23 °F -4 °F (1962)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 39 30  
Month to date heating degree days 39 30  
Since 1 July heating degree days 4800 5027  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Moisture  
Dew Point 24 °F    
Average Humidity 78    
Maximum Humidity 92    
Minimum Humidity 64    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.14 in 0.03 in 0.27 in (2006)
Month to date precipitation 0.14 0.03  
Year to date precipitation 1.81 1.60  
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.81 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 6 mph (West)    
Max Wind Speed 22 mph    
Max Gust Speed 30 mph    
Visibility 4 miles    
Events Fog , Snow    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Astronomy

Mar. 01, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:43 AM MST 6:03 PM MST
Civil Twilight 6:16 AM MST 6:30 PM MST
Nautical Twilight 5:44 AM MST 7:01 PM MST
Astronomical Twilight 5:13 AM MST 7:33 PM MST
Moon 11:27 AM MST (3/1) 1:43 AM MST (3/1)
Length of Visible Light 12h 14m
Length of Day
11h 20m
First Quarter, 57% of the Moon is Illuminated
Mar 1
First Quarter
Mar 8
Full
Mar 14
Last Quarter
Mar 22
New
Mar 30
First 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 30.9 °F 27.5 °F 25.0 °F 79% 29.81 in 10.0 mi ESE 3.5 mph - N/A   Overcast
2:53 AM 32.0 °F 27.5 °F 25.0 °F 75% 29.79 in 10.0 mi West 4.6 mph - N/A   Overcast
5:37 AM 30.2 °F 17.8 °F 24.8 °F 80% 29.77 in 2.0 mi NW 19.6 mph 25.3 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
5:41 AM 30.2 °F 17.8 °F 24.8 °F 80% 29.78 in 1.0 mi NW 19.6 mph 29.9 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
5:44 AM 30.2 °F 18.1 °F 24.8 °F 80% 29.78 in 0.8 mi NW 18.4 mph 29.9 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
6:02 AM 28.4 °F 19.1 °F 26.6 °F 93% 29.78 in 1.0 mi NW 10.4 mph 19.6 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
6:09 AM 28.4 °F 18.5 °F 26.6 °F 93% 29.78 in 1.8 mi NW 11.5 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
6:16 AM 28.4 °F 16.2 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.78 in 3.0 mi NW 17.3 mph 20.7 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
6:22 AM 28.4 °F 16.2 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.78 in 2.5 mi NW 17.3 mph 21.9 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
6:26 AM 28.4 °F 18.0 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.79 in 1.5 mi NW 12.7 mph 21.9 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
6:38 AM 28.4 °F 19.7 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.78 in 2.0 mi NW 9.2 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
6:41 AM 28.4 °F 19.7 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.78 in 3.0 mi NW 9.2 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
6:53 AM 28.9 °F 23.9 °F 24.1 °F 82% 29.81 in 2.5 mi NW 4.6 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
7:10 AM 28.4 °F 18.5 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.79 in 4.0 mi West 11.5 mph 16.1 mph 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
7:19 AM 28.4 °F 19.7 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.79 in 1.0 mi WSW 9.2 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
7:27 AM 28.4 °F 20.4 °F 26.6 °F 93% 29.80 in 0.2 mi WSW 8.1 mph - 0.00 in Fog , Snow Heavy Snow
7:38 AM 28.4 °F 24.6 °F 26.6 °F 93% 29.80 in 0.2 mi WSW 3.5 mph - 0.00 in Fog , Snow Heavy Snow
7:53 AM 28.0 °F - 26.1 °F 92% 29.85 in 0.2 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in Fog , Snow Snow
8:27 AM 28.4 °F 22.2 °F 26.6 °F 93% 29.82 in 0.8 mi West 5.8 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
8:30 AM 28.4 °F 22.2 °F 26.6 °F 93% 29.82 in 1.0 mi West 5.8 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
8:33 AM 28.4 °F 20.4 °F 26.6 °F 93% 29.82 in 1.2 mi West 8.1 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
8:39 AM 28.4 °F 19.7 °F 26.6 °F 93% 29.82 in 3.0 mi West 9.2 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
8:43 AM 28.4 °F 20.4 °F 26.6 °F 93% 29.82 in 2.5 mi West 8.1 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
8:48 AM 28.4 °F 19.1 °F 26.6 °F 93% 29.82 in 1.0 mi West 10.4 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
9:05 AM 28.4 °F 19.7 °F 26.6 °F 93% 29.83 in 1.2 mi West 9.2 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
9:17 AM 28.4 °F 20.4 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.83 in 1.0 mi WSW 8.1 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
9:27 AM 28.4 °F 22.2 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.82 in 2.0 mi WSW 5.8 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
9:35 AM 28.4 °F 21.2 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.83 in 6.0 mi WSW 6.9 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
9:44 AM 28.4 °F 22.2 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.83 in 5.0 mi WSW 5.8 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
9:53 AM 28.9 °F 21.9 °F 24.1 °F 82% 29.87 in 9.0 mi WSW 6.9 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
10:06 AM 28.4 °F 22.2 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.84 in 1.0 mi SW 5.8 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
10:13 AM 28.4 °F 24.6 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.83 in 0.8 mi SW 3.5 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
10:20 AM 28.4 °F - 24.8 °F 86% 29.83 in 1.2 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
10:30 AM 28.4 °F - 24.8 °F 86% 29.83 in 3.0 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
10:38 AM 28.4 °F - 24.8 °F 86% 29.83 in 2.5 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
10:53 AM 27.0 °F - 25.0 °F 92% 29.88 in 0.5 mi Calm Calm - 0.01 in Fog , Snow Snow
10:58 AM 26.6 °F - 24.8 °F 93% 29.83 in 0.5 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in Fog , Snow Snow
11:08 AM 26.6 °F - 24.8 °F 93% 29.82 in 0.5 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in Fog , Snow Snow
11:25 AM 28.4 °F 22.2 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.81 in 0.8 mi SE 5.8 mph - 0.03 in Snow Light Snow
11:29 AM 28.4 °F 23.3 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.81 in 1.2 mi SSE 4.6 mph - 0.04 in Snow Light Snow
11:43 AM 28.4 °F 24.6 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.82 in 8.0 mi South 3.5 mph - 0.05 in   Overcast
11:53 AM 28.0 °F 22.8 °F 24.1 °F 85% 29.86 in 10.0 mi SSE 4.6 mph - 0.05 in   Overcast
12:53 PM 30.9 °F 27.5 °F 24.1 °F 76% 29.82 in 10.0 mi North 3.5 mph - 0.07 in   Overcast
1:17 PM 30.2 °F 24.3 °F 24.8 °F 80% 29.78 in 8.0 mi North 5.8 mph - 0.01 in Snow Light Snow
1:33 PM 30.2 °F - 24.8 °F 80% 29.77 in 2.5 mi Calm Calm - 0.01 in Snow Light Snow
1:42 PM 30.2 °F 26.7 °F 24.8 °F 80% 29.77 in 4.0 mi NNW 3.5 mph - 0.01 in Snow Light Snow
2:02 PM 30.2 °F 25.4 °F 24.8 °F 80% 29.76 in 5.0 mi NW 4.6 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
2:06 PM 30.2 °F 26.7 °F 26.6 °F 86% 29.76 in 5.0 mi WNW 3.5 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
2:38 PM 32.0 °F - 24.8 °F 75% 29.75 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in   Mostly Cloudy
3:23 PM 32.0 °F - 23.0 °F 69% 29.75 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
3:31 PM 32.0 °F - 21.2 °F 64% 29.75 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
3:53 PM 32.0 °F - 23.0 °F 69% 29.76 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Overcast
4:34 PM 28.4 °F 18.5 °F 24.8 °F 86% 29.77 in 1.8 mi WNW 11.5 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
4:37 PM 26.6 °F 16.8 °F 24.8 °F 93% 29.77 in 1.0 mi West 10.4 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
4:45 PM 26.6 °F 17.5 °F 24.8 °F 93% 29.77 in 0.8 mi WNW 9.2 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
4:53 PM 27.0 °F 19.5 °F 24.1 °F 89% 29.82 in 0.5 mi West 6.9 mph - 0.00 in Fog , Snow Snow
4:59 PM 26.6 °F 18.2 °F 24.8 °F 93% 29.77 in 0.8 mi West 8.1 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
5:01 PM 26.6 °F 16.8 °F 24.8 °F 93% 29.77 in 1.2 mi West 10.4 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
5:04 PM 26.6 °F 15.7 °F 23.0 °F 86% 29.77 in 3.0 mi West 12.7 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
5:24 PM 26.6 °F 13.8 °F 21.2 °F 80% 29.78 in 9.0 mi West 17.3 mph 21.9 mph 0.00 in   Overcast
5:39 PM 26.6 °F 13.8 °F 21.2 °F 80% 29.79 in 1.8 mi WSW 17.3 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
5:44 PM 26.6 °F 15.7 °F 23.0 °F 86% 29.79 in 1.0 mi WSW 12.7 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
5:51 PM 26.6 °F 17.5 °F 23.0 °F 86% 29.79 in 0.8 mi WSW 9.2 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
5:53 PM 26.1 °F 18.4 °F 23.0 °F 88% 29.85 in 0.8 mi SW 6.9 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
6:02 PM 26.6 °F 22.6 °F 23.0 °F 86% 29.79 in 1.2 mi West 3.5 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
6:06 PM 26.6 °F 22.6 °F 23.0 °F 86% 29.80 in 3.0 mi NW 3.5 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
6:15 PM 26.6 °F 22.6 °F 23.0 °F 86% 29.80 in 9.0 mi NNW 3.5 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
6:51 PM 26.6 °F 21.2 °F 24.8 °F 93% 29.81 in 7.0 mi West 4.6 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
6:53 PM 27.0 °F 21.6 °F 24.1 °F 89% 29.87 in 5.0 mi West 4.6 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
7:01 PM 26.6 °F 22.6 °F 24.8 °F 93% 29.81 in 2.0 mi West 3.5 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
7:10 PM 26.6 °F 21.2 °F 24.8 °F 93% 29.82 in 6.0 mi West 4.6 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
7:39 PM 26.6 °F 20.0 °F 24.8 °F 93% 29.83 in 6.0 mi WNW 5.8 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
7:53 PM 26.1 °F 18.4 °F 24.1 °F 92% 29.90 in 3.0 mi West 6.9 mph - 0.00 in Snow Light Snow
8:29 PM 26.6 °F - 23.0 °F 86% 29.84 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in   Overcast
8:53 PM 26.1 °F - 23.0 °F 88% 29.91 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in   Overcast
9:39 PM 24.8 °F 16.9 °F 19.4 °F 80% 29.84 in 10.0 mi SSW 6.9 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:51 PM 23.0 °F 13.9 °F 19.4 °F 86% 29.83 in 10.0 mi SSW 8.1 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
9:53 PM 23.0 °F 14.7 °F 19.9 °F 88% 29.91 in 10.0 mi SSW 6.9 mph - N/A   Scattered Clouds
10:10 PM 21.2 °F - 19.4 °F 93% 29.84 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - 0.00 in   Partly Cloudy
10:43 PM 19.4 °F 12.8 °F 15.8 °F 86% 29.84 in 10.0 mi SSE 4.6 mph - 0.00 in   Mostly Cloudy
10:53 PM 19.9 °F 12.1 °F 16.0 °F 85% 29.93 in 10.0 mi SE 5.8 mph - 0.00 in   Overcast
11:07 PM 19.4 °F 9.5 °F 15.8 °F 86% 29.84 in 10.0 mi ESE 8.1 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
11:18 PM 17.6 °F 8.2 °F 14.0 °F 86% 29.84 in 10.0 mi SSE 6.9 mph - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
11:25 PM 17.6 °F 9.3 °F 14.0 °F 86% 29.84 in 10.0 mi SSE 5.8 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
11:36 PM 17.6 °F 9.3 °F 14.0 °F 86% 29.84 in 10.0 mi South 5.8 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
11:53 PM 18.0 °F 9.8 °F 14.0 °F 84% 29.94 in 10.0 mi SSE 5.8 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy