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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
936 AM PST WED MAR 2 2016

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...THE WINNEMUCCA AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2015 TO 2/29/2016...

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
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              74   02/28/1986
                        02/19/1981
 LOW              -37   12/22/1990
HIGHEST            66   02/26        65       1       68
LOWEST            -13   01/01        -9      -4        2
AVG. MAXIMUM     44.3              43.3     1.0     50.0
AVG. MINIMUM     23.3              19.5     3.8     24.4
MEAN             33.8              31.4     2.4     37.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     12              10.2     1.8        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     80              80.3    -0.3       80
DAYS MIN <= 0       5               4.3     0.7        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.84   1890
 MINIMUM         0.51   1977
TOTALS           3.88              2.46    1.42     2.33
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.03    0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01        31              24.0     7.0       18
DAYS >= .10        13               8.7     4.3        9
DAYS >= .50         1               0.5     0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           68.0   1890
TOTALS           19.1              12.5     6.6      0.6
DAYS >= 1.0         6               4.6     1.4        0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   01/30                          2
                        01/15
                        12/31

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2828              3021    -193     2488
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/210    DATE  12/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    51/180    DATE  12/10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               15     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               28     SLEET                      0
FOG                      32     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      6

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

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...TIED 28TH WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...TIED 27TH WETTEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA..
...44TH SNOWIEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN WINNEMUCCA DURING METEOROLOGICAL WINTER
(DECEMBER-FEBRUARY) 2015-16 WAS 33.8 DEGREES...WHICH IS 2.4 DEGREES
ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL AVERAGE OF 31.4 DEGREES. THIS
MAKES METEOROLOGICAL WINTER 2015-16 TIED FOR THE 28TH WARMEST ON
RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 3.88 INCHES...WHICH IS 1.42
INCHES ABOVE OR 158 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL AVERAGE
OF 2.46 INCHES. THIS MAKES WINTER 2015-16 TIED FOR THE 27TH WETTEST
ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 19.1 INCHES...WHICH IS 6.6 INCHES
ABOVE OR 153 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL AVERAGE OF 12.5
INCHES. THIS MAKES WINTER 2015-16 THE 44TH SNOWIEST ON RECORD.

$$

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