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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
140 AM PST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE RENO TAHOE AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF
FEBRUARY 2017...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR FEBRUARY 2017 AT THE RENO TAHOE
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 41.4 DEGREES WHICH IS 1.5 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR FEBRUARY WAS 63 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED ON THE 9TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 18
DEGREES WHICH WAS RECORDED ON THE 24TH.

FOR FEBRUARY 2017 3.42 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE RECORDED AT THE
RENO TAHOE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS IS 2.40 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.
THIS MAKES FEBRUARY 2017 THE SIXTH WETTEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD AT
RENO.

A TOTAL OF 3.8 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED FOR FEBRUARY AT RENO.
THIS IS 1.2 INCHES BELOW NORMAL.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 7.7 MPH. THE PEAK WIND GUST
FOR THE MONTH WAS 72 MPH FROM THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST WHICH OCCURRED ON
THE 6TH.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   02/28/1888
 LOW              -16   02/07/1989
HIGHEST            63   02/09        75     -12
LOWEST             18   02/24       -16      34
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.0              51.0     0.0
AVG. MINIMUM     31.8              28.9     2.9
MEAN             41.4              39.9     1.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.6    -0.6
DAYS MIN <= 32     15              18.5    -3.5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.99   1904
 MINIMUM         0.00   1882
TOTALS           3.42              1.02    2.40
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.04    0.08
DAYS >= .01        13               7.0     6.0
DAYS >= .10         6               2.4     3.6
DAYS >= .50         2               0.5     1.5
DAYS >= 1.00        2               0.1     1.9
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.12   02/21 TO 02/21
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           32.5   5
                        0
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
TOTALS            3.8               5.0    -1.2
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.38              0.50   -0.12
SINCE 7/1        24.1              19.0     5.1
 LIQUID 7/1      2.41
DAYS >= TRACE       7               3.0     4.0
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         4   02/22
 24 HR TOTAL      3.1   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     655               701     -46
 SINCE 7/1       3373              3638    -265
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/23/1973
 LATEST       06/27/1974
EARLIEST                        10/03
LATEST                          05/21
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    49/200    DATE  02/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    72/200    DATE  02/06

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      0

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.

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