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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
1256 AM PST THU JAN 1 2015

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...THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF DECEMBER
2014...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR DECEMBER 2014 AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WAS
35.6 DEGREES. THIS IS 5.8 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE WARMEST
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 58 DEGREES WHICH WAS RECORDED ON BOTH
THE 10TH AND THE 22ND. THE LOWEST READING FOR DECEMBER WAS 8 DEGREES
WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 31ST.

FOR DECEMBER 2014 SOUTH LAKE TAHOE RECORDED A TOTAL OF 2.50 INCHES
OF PRECIPITATION. THIS IS 0.43 INCHES BELOW NORMAL. A TOTAL OF 4.6
INCHES OF SNOW WAS REPORTED FOR DECEMBER.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 5.6 MPH. THE HIGHEST WIND
GUST WAS 69 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 11TH.


CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1968 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              64   12/01/2008
 LOW              -29   12/09/1972
HIGHEST            58   12/22        63      -5
                        12/10
LOWEST              8   12/31       -29      37
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.4              43.2     2.2
AVG. MINIMUM     25.8              16.5     9.3
MEAN             35.6              29.8     5.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3               2.6     0.4
DAYS MIN <= 32     27              28.7    -1.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.9    -1.9

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           2.50              2.93   -0.43
DAILY AVG.       0.08              0.09   -0.01
DAYS >= .01        12                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10         7                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50         1                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.78   12/02 TO 12/03
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.46                MM      MM
 LIQUID 7/1      0.71
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     905              1090    -185
 SINCE 7/1       2343              3183    -840
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1         99                31      68

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        09/16
LATEST                          05/18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/190    DATE  12/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    69/190    DATE  12/11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               12     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      8

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

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