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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
151 AM PDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH
2016...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MARCH 2016 AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WAS 38.2
DEGREES WHICH IS 2.7 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
FOR MARCH WAS 62 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 18TH. THE LOWEST
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 15 DEGREES WHICH WAS RECORDED ON THE
8TH.

FOR MARCH 2016 A TOTAL OF 3.94 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED
AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE. THIS IS 1.07 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

A TOTAL OF 20.5 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 7.7 MPH. THE PEAK WIND GUST
FOR THE MONTH WAS 56 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 10TH.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1968 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              71   03/30/2015
 LOW              -10   03/02/1971
HIGHEST            62   03/18        70      -8
LOWEST             15   03/08       -10      25
AVG. MAXIMUM     48.9              48.5     0.4
AVG. MINIMUM     27.6              22.5     5.1
MEAN             38.2              35.5     2.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.0    -1.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              28.3    -2.3
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.2    -0.2

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           3.94              2.87    1.07
DAILY AVG.       0.13              0.09    0.04
DAYS >= .01        14                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10         8                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50         4                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.73   03/05 TO 03/05
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID EQUIV    2.05                MM      MM
 LIQUID 7/1     10.75
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   03/14
                        03/08

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     819               915     -96
 SINCE 7/1       5486              6152    -666
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        09/16
LATEST                          05/18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/190    DATE  03/20
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/MM     DATE   MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       7
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      3

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

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