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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
343 PM PST WED FEB 1 2017

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...THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2017...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR JANUARY 2017 AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
WAS 27.3 DEGREES WHICH IS 2.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE FOR JANUARY WAS 47 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE
8TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS MINUS 1 DEGREE WHICH
WAS RECORDED ON THE 27TH.

FOR JANUARY 2017 13.74 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED
AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE. THIS IS 11.07 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

A TOTAL OF 99.2 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED FOR JANUARY AT
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE. THE HIGHEST SNOW DEPTH FOR THE MONTH WAS 60 INCHES
WHICH WAS REPORTED ON THE 24TH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 7.0 MPH. THE PEAK WIND
GUST FOR THE MONTH WAS 62 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE
8TH.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1968 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              66   01/25/2015
 LOW              -28   01/01/1993
HIGHEST            47   01/08        60     -13
LOWEST                  01/27       -28      27
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.7              43.0    -6.3
AVG. MINIMUM     17.8              16.1     1.7
MEAN             27.3              29.5    -2.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               2.7     2.3
DAYS MIN <= 32     28              29.8    -1.8
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               2.0    -1.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS          13.74              2.67   11.07
DAILY AVG.       0.44              0.09    0.35
DAYS >= .01        16                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10        16                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50         9                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        4                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    3.79   01/08 TO 01/08
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID EQUIV    9.92                MM      MM
 LIQUID 7/1     11.79
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        60   01/24

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1163              1099      64
 SINCE 7/1       4066              4282    -216
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              7.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/190    DATE  01/04
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/MM     DATE   MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     77

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                9     SNOW                      14
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     11
HAZE                      7

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

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