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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
159 AM PDT MON JUN 1 2015

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...THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 2015...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MAY 2015 AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WAS 49.1
DEGREES WHICH IS 1.2 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
FOR MAY WAS 80 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 30TH.  THE LOWEST
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 30 DEGREES WHICH WAS RECORDED ON THE
6TH.

FOR MAY 2015 A TOTAL OF 2.01 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED AT
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE.  THIS IS 0.94 INCH ABOVE NORMAL.  A TOTAL OF 1.1
INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 4.4 MPH.  THE PEAK WIND
GUST FOR THE MONTH WAS 47 MPH FROM THE SOUTH-SOUTHWEST WHICH
OCCURRED ON THE 12TH.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1968 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              84   05/17/2008
                        05/28/2003
                        05/30/1986
 LOW                7   05/18/1974
HIGHEST            80   05/30        84      -4
LOWEST             30   05/06         7      23
AVG. MAXIMUM     61.9              63.5    -1.6
AVG. MINIMUM     36.3              32.2     4.1
MEAN             49.1              47.9     1.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3              16.0   -13.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           2.01              1.07    0.94
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.03    0.03
DAYS >= .01        12                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10        10                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.40   05/14 TO 05/15
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.11                MM      MM
 LIQUID 7/1      2.17
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     485               532     -47
 SINCE 7/1       5649              7422   -1773
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              4.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    28/180    DATE  05/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/MM     DATE   MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              4     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       8
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
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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