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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
314 PM PDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE WINNEMUCCA AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2016 TO 5/31/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1877 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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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            86   05/13        90      -4       89
LOWEST             13   03/23        11       2        9
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.1              63.5     1.6     65.9
AVG. MINIMUM     32.7              31.8     0.9     31.6
MEAN             48.9              47.6     1.3     48.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.4    -1.4        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     47              47.6    -0.6       47
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.73   1998
 MINIMUM         0.71   1931
TOTALS           2.46              2.84   -0.38     4.38
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.05
DAYS >= .01        26              22.7     3.3       22
DAYS >= .10         9               9.1    -0.1       11
DAYS >= .50         0               0.9    -0.9        3
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           23.4   1952
                        1896
TOTALS            1.7               4.9    -3.2      2.4
DAYS >= 1.0         1               1.6    -0.6        2
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1455              1611    -156     1473
COOLING TOTAL       0                12     -12        4
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/240    DATE  03/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/240    DATE  03/21

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               31     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      14     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      2

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

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...TIED 34TH WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...64TH WETTEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...25TH LEAST SNOWY METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN WINNEMUCCA DURING METEOROLOGICAL SPRING
(MARCH-MAY) 2016 WAS 48.9 DEGREES...WHICH IS 1.3 DEGREES ABOVE THE
1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL 47.6 DEGREES. THIS MAKES
METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2016 TIED FOR THE 34TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE
TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 2.46 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.38 INCHES BELOW OR
87 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 2.84 INCHES.
THIS MAKES SPRING 2016 THE 64TH WETTEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL
SNOWFALL WAS 1.7 INCHES...WHICH IS 3.2 INCHES BELOW OR 35 PERCENT OF
THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 4.9 INCHES. THIS MAKES SPRING
2016 THE 25TH LEAST SNOWY ON RECORD.

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NWS ELKO CLIMATE TEAM



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