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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
109 PM PST MON MAR 2 2015

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...THE TONOPAH AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2014 TO 2/28/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1954 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              75   02/25/1986
 LOW              -15   01/24/1962
                        01/23/1962
HIGHEST            71   02/13        64       7       68  02/14
LOWEST             11   01/02         1      10       -2  12/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     53.2              46.0     7.2     50.7
AVG. MINIMUM     27.6              21.2     6.4     22.5
MEAN             40.4              33.6     6.8     36.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               5.1    -2.1        6
DAYS MIN <= 32     72              84.7   -12.7       83
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.2    -1.2        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.27   1968
 MINIMUM         0.14   1964
TOTALS           0.53              1.32   -0.79     0.70
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01         6              11.8    -5.8        7
DAYS >= .10         3               4.8    -1.8        3
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.20   MM                          0.34

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2209              2824    -615     2546
 SINCE 7/1       3122              4042    -920     3773
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    48/330    DATE  12/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/330    DATE  12/24

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     50

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       6     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

&&

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...WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD AT TONOPAH AIRPORT...
...16TH DRIEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD AT TONOPAH AIRPORT...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AT TONOPAH AIRPORT DURING METEOROLOGICAL
WINTER (DECEMBER-FEBRUARY) 2014-15 WAS 40.4 DEGREES...WHICH IS
6.8 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 33.6
DEGREES. THIS MAKES METEOROLOGICAL WINTER 2014-15 THE WARMEST ON
RECORD...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 38.1 SET IN 1985-86. THE
TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 0.53 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.79 INCHES OR 60
PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 1.32 INCHES.
THIS MAKES WINTER 2014-15 THE 16TH DRIEST ON RECORD.

FEBRUARY 2015 WAS THE WARMEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD WITH AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 45.0 DEGREES.

$$

RCM


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