Weather History for Rifle, CO

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Monday, May 7, 2012

  Actual Average Record
Temperature  
Mean Temperature 11 °C 12 °C  
Max Temperature 19 °C 21 °C 31 °C (1934)
Min Temperature 2 °C 3 °C -6 °C (1968)
Degree Days  
Heating Degree Days 13 11  
Month to date heating degree days 54 84  
Since 1 July heating degree days 5887 6381  
Cooling Degree Days 0 0  
Month to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Year to date cooling degree days 0 0  
Growing Degree Days 2 (Base 50)    
Moisture  
Dew Point -2 °C    
Average Humidity 45    
Maximum Humidity 65    
Minimum Humidity 25    
Precipitation  
Precipitation T mm 1.02 mm 2.51 mm (1979)
Month to date precipitation 0.04 0.35  
Year to date precipitation 2.47 4.26  
Sea Level Pressure  
Sea Level Pressure 1015 hPa    
Wind  
Wind Speed 11 km/h (ENE)    
Max Wind Speed 47 km/h    
Max Gust Speed 61 km/h    
Visibility 16 kilometers    
Events Thunderstorm    
T = Trace of Precipitation, MM = Missing Value Source: NWS Daily Summary

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May. 07, 2012 Rise Set
Actual Time 6:04 AM MDT 8:11 PM MDT
Civil Twilight 5:34 AM MDT 8:40 PM MDT
Nautical Twilight 4:58 AM MDT 9:17 PM MDT
Astronomical Twilight 4:18 AM MDT 9:57 PM MDT
Moon 10:25 PM MDT (5/7) 7:13 AM MDT (5/7)
Length of Visible Light 15h 06m
Length of Day
14h 06m
Waning Gibbous, 96% of the Moon is Illuminated
May 7
Waning Gibbous
May 12
Last Quarter
May 20
New
May 28
First Quarter
Jun 4
Full

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 8.3 °C - -7.2 °C 33% 1013.5 hPa 16.1 km Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
1:53 AM 7.8 °C 6.6 °C -6.1 °C 37% 1013.2 hPa 16.1 km East 7.4 km/h / 2.1 m/s - N/A   Clear
2:53 AM 6.7 °C 4.5 °C -6.7 °C 38% 1013.0 hPa 16.1 km ESE 11.1 km/h / 3.1 m/s - N/A   Clear
3:53 AM 6.1 °C - -2.2 °C 56% 1013.3 hPa 16.1 km Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
4:53 AM 4.4 °C 3.2 °C -6.7 °C 45% 1013.7 hPa 16.1 km Variable 5.6 km/h / 1.5 m/s - N/A   Clear
5:53 AM 2.8 °C - -6.7 °C 50% 1014.6 hPa 16.1 km Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
6:53 AM 3.9 °C 2.6 °C -5.0 °C 53% 1015.0 hPa 16.1 km ESE 5.6 km/h / 1.5 m/s - N/A   Clear
7:53 AM 6.7 °C - -5.0 °C 43% 1015.1 hPa 16.1 km Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
8:53 AM 9.4 °C - -4.4 °C 38% 1014.8 hPa 16.1 km Calm Calm - N/A   Partly Cloudy
9:53 AM 12.2 °C - -6.7 °C 26% 1013.9 hPa 16.1 km Calm Calm - N/A   Scattered Clouds
10:30 AM 14.0 °C - -4.0 °C 29% 1017.2 hPa 3.2 km Calm Calm - N/A   Haze
10:39 AM 14.0 °C - -4.0 °C 29% 1017.2 hPa 16.1 km West 9.3 km/h / 2.6 m/s - N/A   Clear
10:53 AM 15.6 °C - -3.9 °C 26% 1012.5 hPa 16.1 km WNW 11.1 km/h / 3.1 m/s - N/A   Partly Cloudy
11:53 AM 18.9 °C - -2.2 °C 24% 1012.1 hPa 16.1 km Variable 7.4 km/h / 2.1 m/s - N/A Thunderstorm Scattered Clouds
12:08 PM 18.0 °C - -3.0 °C 24% 1016.8 hPa 16.1 km West 25.9 km/h / 7.2 m/s 37.0 km/h / 10.3 m/s N/A   Partly Cloudy
12:33 PM 17.0 °C - -2.0 °C 27% 1016.8 hPa 16.1 km West 25.9 km/h / 7.2 m/s - N/A Thunderstorm Mostly Cloudy
12:48 PM 16.0 °C - -2.0 °C 29% 1017.2 hPa 16.1 km WSW 25.9 km/h / 7.2 m/s - N/A   Mostly Cloudy
12:53 PM 16.1 °C - -2.2 °C 29% 1013.6 hPa 16.1 km West 29.6 km/h / 8.2 m/s - N/A   Overcast
1:53 PM 17.2 °C - -1.1 °C 29% 1013.0 hPa 16.1 km North 14.8 km/h / 4.1 m/s - 0.0 mm   Partly Cloudy
2:53 PM 14.4 °C - 1.1 °C 41% 1014.4 hPa 16.1 km East 42.6 km/h / 11.8 m/s 61.1 km/h / 17.0 m/s N/A   Overcast
3:53 PM 14.4 °C - 1.1 °C 41% 1014.3 hPa 16.1 km East 24.1 km/h / 6.7 m/s 37.0 km/h / 10.3 m/s N/A   Partly Cloudy
4:53 PM 12.8 °C - 2.2 °C 49% 1016.4 hPa 16.1 km East 29.6 km/h / 8.2 m/s 50.0 km/h / 13.9 m/s N/A   Clear
5:53 PM 12.2 °C - 2.8 °C 53% 1017.9 hPa 16.1 km NE 16.7 km/h / 4.6 m/s - N/A   Overcast
6:53 PM 11.7 °C - 2.2 °C 52% 1018.1 hPa 16.1 km East 16.7 km/h / 4.6 m/s - N/A   Overcast
7:53 PM 11.1 °C - 1.7 °C 53% 1017.5 hPa 16.1 km ENE 13.0 km/h / 3.6 m/s - N/A   Partly Cloudy
8:53 PM 10.0 °C - 2.2 °C 59% 1017.2 hPa 16.1 km NNE 7.4 km/h / 2.1 m/s - N/A   Clear
9:53 PM 9.4 °C - 1.7 °C 59% 1017.6 hPa 16.1 km East 7.4 km/h / 2.1 m/s - N/A   Clear
10:53 PM 8.9 °C - 1.7 °C 61% 1017.9 hPa 16.1 km Calm Calm - N/A   Clear
11:53 PM 7.2 °C 5.5 °C 1.1 °C 65% 1018.0 hPa 16.1 km NE 9.3 km/h / 2.6 m/s - N/A   Clear