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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1227 AM PDT SAT SEP 5 2015

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...THE TONOPAH AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1954 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             103   08/12/1971
 LOW               37   08/25/1963
                        08/24/1963
                        08/30/1957
HIGHEST            96   08/20        98      -2       93  08/01
                        08/19
                        08/18
LOWEST             48   08/08        46       2       52  08/27
                                                          08/25
AVG. MAXIMUM     91.5              89.7     1.8     86.1
AVG. MINIMUM     58.7              55.4     3.3     57.0
MEAN             75.1              72.5     2.6     71.5
DAYS MAX >= 90     22              15.9     6.1       10
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.74   2000
 MINIMUM         0.00   2006
                        2002
                        1985
TOTALS           0.22              0.51   -0.29     0.77
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01         2               2.9    -0.9        4
DAYS >= .10         1               1.4    -0.4        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.2    -0.2        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.18   08/01 TO 08/01              0.36

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL       0                 4      -4        0
 SINCE 7/1          0                 6      -6        0
COOLING TOTAL     322               238      84      211
 SINCE 1/1        905               713     192      863
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/320    DATE  08/07
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/320    DATE  08/07

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     26

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

-  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 AUGUST ON RECORD IN TONOPAH...
...29TH DRIEST AUGUST ON RECORD IN TONOPAH...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN TONOPAH DURING AUGUST 2015 WAS 75.1
DEGREES...WHICH IS 2.6 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 72.5 DEGREES. THIS MAKES AUGUST
2015 THE 7TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS
0.22...WHICH IS -0.29 INCHES OR 57 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.51 INCH. THIS MAKES AUGUST 2015 THE 29TH
DRIEST ON RECORD.

A RECORD HIGH TEMPERATURE OF 96 DEGREES WAS SET ON AUGUST 20TH.

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