Climatological Report (Monthly)
Issued by NWS

Home | Current Version | Previous Version | Text Only | Print | Product List | Glossary On
Versions: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
000
CXUS55 KLKN 020353
CLMEKO


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
753 PM PST THU JAN 1 2015

...................................

...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER 2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              68   12/01/1899
 LOW              -40   12/26/1924
HIGHEST            56   12/11        52       4       57  12/02
                        12/06
LOWEST             -6   12/31        -4      -2      -12  12/09
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.3              37.2     5.1     33.0
AVG. MINIMUM     22.7              14.7     8.0      8.2
MEAN             32.5              26.0     6.5     20.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      7               8.2    -1.2       12
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              28.9    -1.9       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               2.3    -0.3        8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.46   1891
 MINIMUM            T   2011
                        1976
                        1917
TOTALS           1.09              1.20   -0.11     0.65
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.04    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01        10               9.2     0.8        7
DAYS >= .10         4               3.9     0.1        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.46   12/20 TO 12/20              0.24

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           54.0   1891
TOTALS            5.6               9.9    -4.3      4.4
SINCE 7/1         7.5              15.6    -8.1     10.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  1
DAYS >= TRACE      14               7.2     6.8        9
DAYS >= 1.0         1               3.4    -2.4        2
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/30                          3
                        12/29
 24 HR TOTAL      2.7   MM                           1.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     999              1210    -211     1371
 SINCE 7/1       2359              2948    -589     2931
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1        549               383     166      776
.................................................................

WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/170    DATE  12/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/170    DATE  12/11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                6     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      12     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      0

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

&&

=================================================================

...8TH WARMEST DECEMBER ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...45TH WETTEST DECEMBER ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...52ND LEAST SNOWY DECEMBER ON RECORD IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING DECEMBER 2014 WAS 32.5
DEGREES...WHICH IS 6.5 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 26.0 DEGREES. THIS MAKES DECEMBER 2014 THE 8TH WARMEST
ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 1.09 INCHES...WHICH IS
0.11 INCHES OR 9 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 1.20 INCHES. THIS MAKES DECEMBER 2014 THE 45TH WETTEST
ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 5.6 INCHES...WHICH IS 4.3
INCHES OR 43 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF
9.9 INCHES. THIS MAKES DECEMBER 2014 THE 52ND LEAST SNOWY ON
RECORD.

NO DAILY RECORDS WERE SET IN ELKO DURING DECEMBER 2014.

$$

RCM



USA.gov is the U.S. government's official web portal to all federal, state and local government web resources and services.