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MONTHLY CLIMATOLOGICAL SUMMARY FOR CRESTONE, CO

2003

MONTH MEAN
TEMP
HIGH TEMP DATE LOW TEMP DATE HEATING DEGREE DAYS COOLING DEGREE DAYS TOTAL PRECIP WIND SPEED AVG WIND GUST HIGH DATE DOM
WIND DIR
JAN 27.4 52.7 1/30    5.4 1/2 1178   0 0.20 4 28 1/15 E
FEB 25.2 54.7 2/1 -5.4 2/7 1120   0 0.94 4 28 2/21 S
MAR 31.5 61.1 3/13   5.6 3/3 1023   0 2.17 5 26 3/11 E
APRIL 42.0 73.9 4/26 10.3 4/8   692   0 0.86 7 35 4/18 E
MAY 53.8 90.1 5/29 20.6 5/11   350 14 0.68 6 50 5/21 E
JUNE 60.4 90.0 6/30 32.3 6/6   146    6 1.12 5 37 6/2 E
JULY 70.3 96.1 7/15 44.2 7/30     12 172 2.82 5 39 7/7 E
AUG 65.2 91.3 8/2 41.8 8/31     53  63 2.22 5 33 8/30 E
SEPT 53.3 80.8 9/2 27.1 9/14   353    0 1.36 5 33 9/17 E
OCT 47.0 70.6 10/22 12.8 10/26   560    0 0.33 5 37 10/13 E
NOV 30.8 58.4 11/2  -3.3 11/23  1029    0 0.24 5 35 11/22 E
DEC 22.0 50.6 12/7 -7.6 12/29  1314    0 0.12 4 30 12/2 E
                         
TOTALS 44.1 96.1 7/15 -7.6 12/29 7837 242 13.06 5 50 5/21 E

Temperatures recorded in degrees Fahrenheit. Wind Speed recorded in MPH. Precipitation recorded in inches. Heating/Cooling degree base:  65.0

2003 Crestone Weather Extremes:

Highest Temperature: 96.1 on July 15
Lowest Temperature: -7.6 on December 29
Highest Wind Gust: 50 mph on May 21
Most Precip (month): 2.82", July
Least Precip (month): 0.12", December
Most Snow (24 hours): 26.3" on March 17 & 18
Most Snow (one storm): 31.1" from March 16 thru March 21

Unusual Crestone Weather Notes For 2003:

January '03 was the warmest January on record, with little snowfall.

26.3" of snow fell within 24 hours on March 17 & 18, total snow from storm was 31.0".

On May 6, it snowed for about 5 minutes with an air temperature of 55.

Temperature of 96.1 recorded on July 15, is the unofficial all time high reading for Crestone.

1.48" of rain fell in a 20 minute time frame on July 28, causing widespread flash floods throughout town.

July '03 was the warmest July on record for Crestone.

November is usually the second snowiest month for Crestone, yet only 1.7" was recorded in November, '03.

December '03 was one of the driest Decembers on record.

 

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