Weather History for Rifle, CO

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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 64 °F 56 °F  
Max Temperature 80 °F 73 °F 90 °F (1964)
Min Temperature 48 °F 40 °F 22 °F (1962)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 1 9  
Month to date heating degree days 110 172  
Since 1 July heating degree days 5943 6469  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Growing Degree Days 14 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 30 °F    
Average Humidity 30    
Maximum Humidity 47    
Minimum Humidity 13    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.02 in 0.04 in 1.25 in (1983)
Month to date precipitation 0.06 0.78  
Year to date precipitation 2.49 4.69  
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 29.92 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 5 mph (WSW)    
Max Wind Speed 35 mph    
Max Gust Speed 46 mph    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events Rain , Thunderstorm    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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May. 16, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 5:55 AM MDT 8:19 PM MDT
Civil Twilight 5:24 AM MDT 8:50 PM MDT
Nautical Twilight 4:47 AM MDT 9:28 PM MDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:05 AM MDT 10:10 PM MDT
Moon 3:25 AM MDT (5/16) 4:38 PM MDT (5/16)
Length of Visible Light 15h 25m
Length of Day
14h 24m
Waning Crescent, 15% of the Moon is Illuminated
May 16
Waning Crescent
May 20
New
May 28
First Quarter
Jun 4
Full
Jun 11
Last Quarter

Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (MDT) Temp. Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:53 AM 62.1 °F 21.9 °F 21% 29.92 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
1:53 AM 57.9 °F 27.0 °F 31% 29.92 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
2:53 AM 57.9 °F 27.0 °F 31% 29.91 in 10.0 mi WSW 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
3:53 AM 55.9 °F 25.0 °F 30% 29.91 in 10.0 mi West 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
4:53 AM 51.1 °F 25.0 °F 36% 29.93 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
5:53 AM 48.0 °F 28.0 °F 46% 29.96 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
6:53 AM 51.1 °F 28.9 °F 43% 29.96 in 10.0 mi West 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
7:53 AM 57.0 °F 28.9 °F 34% 29.97 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
8:53 AM 62.1 °F 33.1 °F 34% 29.97 in 10.0 mi Variable 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
9:53 AM 71.1 °F 35.1 °F 27% 29.93 in 10.0 mi Variable 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
10:53 AM 75.0 °F 27.0 °F 17% 29.90 in 10.0 mi North 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
11:53 AM 78.1 °F 25.0 °F 14% 29.88 in 10.0 mi WNW 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
12:53 PM 78.1 °F 24.1 °F 14% 29.84 in 10.0 mi WNW 6.9 mph - N/A   Clear
1:53 PM 79.0 °F 24.1 °F 13% 29.82 in 10.0 mi ENE 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
2:22 PM 78.8 °F 24.8 °F 14% 30.02 in 10.0 mi SSE 18.4 mph 26.5 mph N/A   Clear
2:53 PM 77.0 °F 23.0 °F 13% 29.83 in 10.0 mi West 17.3 mph 36.8 mph N/A   Clear
3:00 PM 77.0 °F 24.8 °F 14% 30.02 in 10.0 mi West 11.5 mph 25.3 mph N/A   Clear
3:23 PM 69.8 °F 37.4 °F 31% 30.02 in 6.0 mi SW 19.6 mph 46.0 mph 0.01 in Rain , Thunderstorm Thunderstorms and Rain
3:46 PM 71.6 °F 35.6 °F 27% 30.01 in 10.0 mi Variable 3.5 mph - 0.02 in   Scattered Clouds
3:53 PM 73.0 °F 36.0 °F 26% 29.83 in 10.0 mi NNW 9.2 mph - 0.02 in   Partly Cloudy
4:53 PM 71.1 °F 30.9 °F 23% 29.89 in 10.0 mi SW 12.7 mph 23.0 mph N/A   Overcast
5:53 PM 72.0 °F 30.9 °F 22% 29.88 in 10.0 mi ESE 5.8 mph - N/A   Clear
6:53 PM 69.1 °F 35.1 °F 29% 29.89 in 10.0 mi East 8.1 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
8:53 PM 64.9 °F 33.1 °F 31% 29.90 in 10.0 mi SSW 8.1 mph - N/A   Overcast
9:53 PM 63.0 °F 36.0 °F 37% 29.90 in 10.0 mi Variable 5.8 mph - N/A   Overcast
10:53 PM 57.9 °F 37.0 °F 46% 29.88 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
11:53 PM 59.0 °F 37.0 °F 44% 29.86 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear