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CLMEKO


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
703 PM PDT SUN SEP 4 2016

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 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  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   08/04/1978
 LOW               20   08/26/1992
HIGHEST            98   08/14        98       0       97  08/01
                        08/02
LOWEST             38   08/27        35       3       40  08/31
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.5              88.5     3.0     90.6
AVG. MINIMUM     49.2              47.9     1.3     52.4
MEAN             70.3              68.2     2.1     71.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     21              13.9     7.1       24
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.61   1970
 MINIMUM         0.00   1919
                        1914
                        1911
TOTALS              T              0.37   -0.37     0.63
DAILY AVG.          T              0.01   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         0               3.4    -3.4        5
DAYS >= .10         0               1.0    -1.0        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL       T   08/31 TO 08/31              0.35
                        08/04 TO 08/05
                        08/05 TO 08/05

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL              T   1999
                        1993
                        1990
TOTALS            0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SINCE 7/1         0.0               0.0     0.0      0.0
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      0.0   08/31 TO 08/31               0.0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       4                32     -28        2
 SINCE 7/1         13                51     -38       11
COOLING TOTAL     179               131      48      212
 SINCE 1/1        544               362     182      585
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/150    DATE  08/05
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/260    DATE  08/23

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     25

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     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.


THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING AUGUST 2016 WAS 70.3
DEGREES...WHICH IS 2.1 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 68.2 DEGREES. THIS MAKES AUGUST THE
21ST WARMEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS A TRACE
WHICH IS 0.37 INCHES BELOW NORMAL...WHICH TIES FOR THE 7TH
DRIEST AUGUST ON RECORD.


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