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

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...THE TONOPAH AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1954 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
................................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              79   03/21/2004
                        03/20/2004
 LOW                4   03/02/1971
HIGHEST            69   03/19        71      -2       78  03/27
                        03/18
                        03/01
LOWEST             24   03/30        18       6       20  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     59.5              56.8     2.7     65.5
AVG. MINIMUM     31.5              29.0     2.5     34.9
MEAN             45.5              42.9     2.6     50.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     22              20.7     1.3       10
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.38   1978
 MINIMUM         0.00   2003
                        1997
                        1972
TOTALS           0.44              0.57   -0.13     0.26
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         5               4.1     0.9        3
DAYS >= .10         2               1.8     0.2        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.19   03/10 TO 03/11              0.20

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     597               685     -88      453
 SINCE 7/1       4524              4727    -203     3575
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/180    DATE  03/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/180    DATE  03/11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     47

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       4     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.

&&

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...13TH WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD IN TONOPAH...
...22ND WETTEST MARCH ON RECORD IN TONOPAH...


THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN TONOPAH DURING MARCH 2016 WAS 45.5
DEGREES...WHICH IS 2.6 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 42.9 DEGREES. THIS MAKES MARCH 2016 THE 13TH WARMEST ON
RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 0.44 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.13
INCHES OR 77 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF
0.57 INCHES. THIS MAKES MARCH 2016 THE 22ND WETTEST ON RECORD.

A RECORD HIGH OF 68 DEGREES WAS SET ON MARCH 2ND.

$$

BA



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