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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
320 PM PDT SAT JUN 13 2015

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...THE WINNEMUCCA AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2015 TO 5/31/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1877 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              98   05/29/2003
                        05/28/2003
                        05/31/1910
 LOW               -3   03/02/1971
                        03/01/1971
                        03/12/1954
HIGHEST            89   05/31        90      -1       90
LOWEST              9   04/15        11      -2       15
                        03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.9              63.5     2.4     65.4
AVG. MINIMUM     31.6              31.8    -0.2     31.6
MEAN             48.7              47.6     1.1     48.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.4    -1.4        1
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     47              47.6    -0.6       53
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.73   1998
 MINIMUM         0.71   1931
TOTALS           4.38              2.84    1.54     2.31
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01        22              22.7    -0.7       18
DAYS >= .10        11               9.1     1.9       10
DAYS >= .50         3               0.9     2.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.4   1952
                        1896
TOTALS            2.4               4.9    -2.5      1.9
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.6     0.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   03/03                         -1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1473              1611    -138     1503
COOLING TOTAL       4                12      -8        9
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    35/240    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/240    DATE  03/22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     51

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               24     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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...37TH WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...13TH WETTEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...35TH LEAST SNOWY METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN WINNEMUCCA DURING METEOROLOGICAL SPRING
(MARCH-MAY) 2015 WAS 48.7 DEGREES...WHICH IS 1.1 DEGREES ABOVE THE
1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 47.6 DEGREES. THIS MAKES
METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2015 THE 37TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL
PRECIPITATION WAS 4.38 INCHES....WHICH IS 1.54 INCHES ABOVE OR 154
PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 2.84 INCHES. THIS
MAKES SPRING 2015 THE 13TH WETTEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS
2.4 INCHES.. WHICH IS 2.5 INCHES BELOW OR 49 PERCENT OF THE 1981-
2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 2.9 INCHES. THIS MAKES SPRING 2015 THE
35TH LEAST SNOWY ON RECORD.

MARCH 2015 WAS THE 7TH LEAST SNOWY MARCH ON RECORD WITH ONLY A TRACE
OF SNOW RECORDED.

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DS/RLC/JRM/DTK



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