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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
133 AM PST WED FEB 3 2016

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 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              65   01/26/2015
                        01/31/2003
                        83/07/2399
 LOW              -43   01/21/1937
HIGHEST            44   01/29        52      -8       65  01/26
LOWEST            -17   01/01        -6     -11        0  01/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     32.7              36.3    -3.6     46.1
AVG. MINIMUM     13.7              13.9    -0.2     21.4
MEAN             23.2              25.1    -1.9     33.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     13               9.5     3.5        2
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              29.6     1.4       31
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               4.3    -2.3        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.71   1916
 MINIMUM            T   1920
                        1919
                        1915
TOTALS           1.97              1.12    0.85     0.20
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.04    0.02     0.01
DAYS >= .01        16               9.1     6.9        2
DAYS >= .10         6               3.4     2.6        1
DAYS >= .50         2               0.5     1.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.02   01/29 TO 01/30              0.12

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           48.5   1916
TOTALS           17.5              10.5     7.0        T
SINCE 7/1        52.6              26.1    26.5      7.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      9                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE      21               7.6    13.4        2
DAYS >= 1.0         4               3.4     0.6        0
DAYS >= 5.0         1                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   01/31                          1
 24 HR TOTAL      5.5   01/30 TO 01/30                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1288              1237      51      961
 SINCE 7/1       4019              4185    -166     3320
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/250    DATE  01/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    35/020    DATE  01/31

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      0
FOG                      20     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      6

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

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...49TH COLDEST JANUARY ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...18TH WETTEST JANUARY ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...13TH SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING JANUARY 2016 WAS 23.2
DEGREES...WHICH IS 1.9 DEGREES BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 25.1 DEGREES. THIS MAKES JANUARY 2016 THE 49TH COLDEST ON
RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 1.97 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.85
INCHES ABOVE OR 176 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL
OF 1.12 INCHES. THIS MAKES JANUARY 2016 THE 18TH WETTEST ON RECORD.
THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 17.5 INCHES...WHICH IS 7.0 INCHES ABOVE OR
167 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 10.5 INCHES.
THIS MAKES JANUARY 2016 THE 13TH SNOWIEST ON RECORD.

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF -17 DEGREES WAS SET ON JANUARY 1ST.
A RECORD RAINFALL OF 0.50 INCHES WAS SET ON JANUARY 29TH.

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NWS ELKO CLIMATE TEAM



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