Weather History for Rifle, CO

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Saturday, July 21, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 79 °F 73 °F  
Max Temperature 97 °F 91 °F 102 °F (2003)
Min Temperature 61 °F 56 °F 38 °F (1962)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date heating degree days 0 0  
Since 1 June heating degree days 10 59  
Since 1 July heating degree days 0 0  
Cooling Degree Days 14 8  
Month to date cooling degree days 216 156  
Year to date cooling degree days 435 258  
Since 1 June cooling degree days 427 251  
Growing Degree Days 30 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point 50 °F    
Average Humidity 44    
Maximum Humidity 73    
Minimum Humidity 14    
Precipitation  
Precipitation 0.13 in 0.03 in 0.55 in (1934)
Month to date precipitation 0.77 0.58  
Year to date precipitation 3.34 7.02  
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 30.04 in    
Wind  
Wind Speed 6 mph (ESE)    
Max Wind Speed 43 mph    
Max Gust Speed 52 mph    
Visibility 10 miles    
Events Rain , Thunderstorm    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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Jul. 21, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:01 AM MDT 8:32 PM MDT
Civil Twilight 5:30 AM MDT 9:03 PM MDT
Nautical Twilight 4:51 AM MDT 9:42 PM MDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:08 AM MDT 10:25 PM MDT
Moon 8:44 AM MDT (7/21) 9:47 PM MDT (7/21)
Length of Visible Light 15h 33m
Length of Day
14h 31m
Waxing Crescent, 7% of the Moon is Illuminated
Jul 21
Waxing Crescent
Jul 26
First Quarter
Aug 1
Full
Aug 9
Last Quarter
Aug 17
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Hourly Weather History & Observations

Time (MDT) Temp. Dew Point Humidity Pressure Visibility Wind Dir Wind Speed Gust Speed Precip Events Conditions
12:53 AM 73.0 °F 48.9 °F 42% 30.00 in 10.0 mi ENE 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
1:53 AM 68.0 °F 53.1 °F 59% 30.01 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Scattered Clouds
2:53 AM 64.9 °F 52.0 °F 63% 30.02 in 10.0 mi SE 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
4:53 AM 62.1 °F 51.1 °F 67% 30.06 in 10.0 mi Variable 5.8 mph - N/A   Clear
5:53 AM 66.0 °F 50.0 °F 56% 30.06 in 10.0 mi Variable 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
6:53 AM 62.1 °F 50.0 °F 65% 30.08 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
7:53 AM 64.0 °F 52.0 °F 65% 30.12 in 10.0 mi WNW 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
8:53 AM 73.0 °F 50.0 °F 44% 30.09 in 10.0 mi East 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
9:53 AM 75.9 °F 48.9 °F 38% 30.08 in 10.0 mi East 6.9 mph - N/A   Clear
10:53 AM 80.1 °F 50.0 °F 35% 30.05 in 10.0 mi Variable 3.5 mph - N/A   Clear
11:53 AM 84.9 °F 46.9 °F 27% 30.02 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
12:53 PM 89.1 °F 44.1 °F 21% 29.98 in 10.0 mi NW 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
1:53 PM 91.9 °F 44.1 °F 19% 29.94 in 10.0 mi NNW 5.8 mph - N/A   Clear
2:53 PM 91.9 °F 42.1 °F 18% 29.90 in 10.0 mi WNW 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
3:53 PM 96.1 °F 42.1 °F 15% 29.86 in 10.0 mi West 9.2 mph - N/A   Clear
4:53 PM 97.0 °F 39.9 °F 14% 29.83 in 10.0 mi Variable 4.6 mph - N/A   Clear
5:53 PM 97.0 °F 41.0 °F 14% 29.81 in 10.0 mi NNE 8.1 mph - N/A   Clear
6:05 PM 93.2 °F 42.8 °F 17% 30.10 in 10.0 mi ESE 26.5 mph 32.2 mph N/A Thunderstorm Clear
6:22 PM 86.0 °F 42.8 °F 22% 30.12 in 8.0 mi SE 33.4 mph 42.6 mph 0.02 in Thunderstorm Thunderstorm
6:41 PM 71.6 °F 53.6 °F 53% 30.16 in 10.0 mi South 39.1 mph 51.8 mph 0.08 in Rain , Thunderstorm Light Thunderstorms and Rain
6:53 PM 71.1 °F 55.0 °F 57% 30.00 in 9.0 mi SSE 28.8 mph 38.0 mph 0.11 in Rain , Thunderstorm Thunderstorms and Rain
7:53 PM 70.0 °F 55.0 °F 59% 30.07 in 10.0 mi ESE 9.2 mph 16.1 mph 0.02 in Rain , Thunderstorm Light Thunderstorms and Rain
8:01 PM 69.8 °F 57.2 °F 64% 30.26 in 10.0 mi Variable 3.5 mph - 0.00 in Rain Light Rain
8:53 PM 69.1 °F 55.9 °F 63% 30.09 in 10.0 mi North 9.2 mph - 0.00 in   Clear
9:53 PM 68.0 °F 57.0 °F 68% 30.12 in 10.0 mi WSW 3.5 mph - N/A   Partly Cloudy
10:53 PM 66.9 °F 57.9 °F 73% 30.11 in 10.0 mi WSW 4.6 mph - 0.00 in   Partly Cloudy
11:53 PM 66.9 °F 55.9 °F 68% 30.08 in 10.0 mi Calm Calm - N/A   Clear