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CLSEKO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
314 PM PDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2016 TO 5/31/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              97   05/28/2003
 LOW              -15   03/02/1890
HIGHEST            83   05/13        85      -2       88
LOWEST             20   03/26        12       8       12
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.2              60.1     2.1     64.6
AVG. MINIMUM     35.5              31.6     3.9     32.0
MEAN             48.8              45.8     3.0     48.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     38              47.4    -9.4       50
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.60   1904
 MINIMUM         0.62   1924
TOTALS           4.49              2.93    1.56     4.38
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02     0.05
DAYS >= .01        36              25.7    10.3       22
DAYS >= .10        19               9.9     9.1       13
DAYS >= .50         0               0.6    -0.6        2
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        1

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           38.5   1902
TOTALS            7.5               8.8    -1.3      4.9
DAYS >= 1.0         3               3.4    -0.4        2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1463              1767    -304     1517
COOLING TOTAL       0                 4      -4        7
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/270    DATE  03/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/260    DATE  03/14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               31     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      0
FOG                      26     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      8

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

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...4TH WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...18TH WETTEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...47TH SNOWIEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING METEOROLOGICAL SPRING
(MARCH-MAY) 2016 WAS 48.8 DEGREES...WHICH IS 3.0 DEGREES ABOVE
THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL 45.8 DEGREES. THIS MAKES
METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2016 THE 4TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE
TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 4.49 INCHES...WHICH IS 1.56 INCHES
ABOVE OR 153 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL
OF 2.93 INCHES. THIS MAKES SPRING 2016 THE 18TH WETTEST ON
RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 7.5 INCHES...WHICH IS 1.3 INCHES
BELOW OR 85 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 8.8
INCHES. THIS MAKES SPRING 2016 THE 47TH SNOWIEST SPRING ON RECORD.

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NWS ELKO CLIMATE TEAM


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