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CLMEKO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1124 AM PDT SAT APR 2 2016

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 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
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              78   03/21/2004
                        03/18/1910
 LOW              -15   03/02/1890
HIGHEST            71   03/20        67       4       76  03/30
                                                          03/27
LOWEST             20   03/26        12       8       12  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     55.1              51.6     3.5     62.7
AVG. MINIMUM     30.8              26.2     4.6     25.9
MEAN             42.9              38.9     4.0     44.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              24.8    -1.8       25
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.75   1904
                        1902
 MINIMUM         0.04   1988
TOTALS           1.01              1.00    0.01     0.16
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01        11               8.8     2.2        2
DAYS >= .10         6               3.5     2.5        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.35   03/29 TO 03/30              0.11

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           35.5   1902
TOTALS            6.5               5.1     1.4      0.7
SINCE 7/1        62.4              37.6    24.8     10.1
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       9               4.7     4.3        3
DAYS >= 1.0         3               2.1     0.9        0
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/30                          1
 24 HR TOTAL      2.7   03/30 TO 03/30               0.7

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     676               809    -133      632
 SINCE 7/1       5701              5977    -276     4640
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.5
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                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                       8     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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...7TH WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...39TH WETTEST MARCH ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...TIED FOR 34TH SNOWIEST MARCH ON RECORD IN ELKO...


THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING MARCH 2016 WAS 42.9
DEGREES...WHICH IS 4.0 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 38.9 DEGREES. THIS MAKES MARCH 2016 THE 7TH WARMEST ON
RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 1.01 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.01
INCHES OR 101 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF
1.00 INCH. THIS MAKES MARCH 2016 THE 39TH WETTEST ON RECORD. THE
TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 6.5 INCHES...WHICH IS 1.4 INCHES OR 127 PERCENT
OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 5.1 INCHES. THIS MAKES
MARCH 2016 TIED FOR THE 34TH SNOWIEST ON RECORD.

$$

BA



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