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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
710 AM PDT THU JUN 1 2017

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

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MAY 2017 AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WAS 49.2
DEGREES WHICH IS 1.3 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
FOR MAY WAS 78 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 23RD. THE LOWEST
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 26 DEGREES WHICH WAS RECORDED ON THE
13TH.

FOR MAY 2017 1.20 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED AT SOUTH LAKE
TAHOE. THIS IS 0.13 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

A TOTAL OF 0.4 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED FOR MAY AT SOUTH LAKE
TAHOE.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 5.2 MPH. THE PEAK WIND GUST
FOR THE MONTH WAS 47 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 12TH.

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              84   05/17/2008
                        05/28/2003
                        05/30/1986
 LOW                7   05/18/1974
HIGHEST            78   05/23        84      -6
LOWEST             26   05/13         7      19
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.2              63.5     0.7
AVG. MINIMUM     34.1              32.2     1.9
MEAN             49.2              47.9     1.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12              16.0    -4.0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           1.20              1.07    0.13
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.03    0.01
DAYS >= .01         4                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10         2                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.95   05/06 TO 05/06
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.04                MM      MM
 LIQUID 7/1     16.52
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   05/07

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     484               532     -48
 SINCE 7/1       7087              7422    -335
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              5.2
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/190    DATE  05/12
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/180    DATE  05/12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     58

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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