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CLSEKO


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
802 PM PDT TUE JUN 3 2014

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2014 TO 5/31/2014...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              97   05/28/2003
 LOW              -15   03/02/1890
HIGHEST            88   05/27        85       3       88
LOWEST             17   03/19        12       5       15
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.5              60.1     2.4     62.3
AVG. MINIMUM     31.1              31.6    -0.5     31.1
MEAN             46.8              45.8     1.0     46.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     55              47.4     7.6       52
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.60   1904
 MINIMUM         0.62   1924
TOTALS           3.37              2.93    0.44     1.42
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.02
DAYS >= .01        24              25.7    -1.7       20
DAYS >= .10        11               9.9     1.1        5
DAYS >= .50         1               0.6     0.4        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           38.5   1902
TOTALS            8.2               8.8    -0.6      3.9
DAYS >= 1.0         4               3.4     0.6        1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1651              1767    -116     1661
COOLING TOTAL       3                 4      -1        4
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/240    DATE  03/17
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/300    DATE  05/20

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     50

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               23     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       5
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW               10     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      9

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

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...21ST WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...32ND WETTEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...41ST SNOWIEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...1ST KNOWN RECORD OF A TORNADO STRIKING ELKO AIRPORT...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING METEOROLOGICAL SPRING
(MARCH, APRIL AND MAY) 2014 WAS 46.8 DEGREES...WHICH IS 1.0
DEGREE ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 45.8
DEGREES. THIS MAKES METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2014 THE 21ST
WARMEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 3.37 INCHES...
WHICH IS 0.44 INCHES OR 15 PERCENT ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 2.93 INCHES. THIS MAKES
METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2014 THE 32ND WETTEST ON RECORD. THE
TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 8.2 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.6 INCHES OR 7
PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 8.8
INCHES. NEVERTHELESS...THIS MAKES METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2014
THE 41ST SNOWIEST ON RECORD.

NO MONTHLY RECORDS IN TEMPERATURE...PRECIPITATION OR SNOWFALL
WERE SET DURING METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2014. HOWEVER...ON MAY
21ST AN EF0 TORNADO TOUCHED ON THE NORTH SIDE OF THE AIRPORT.
THIS IS THE ONLY KNOWN RECORD OF A TORNADO TOUCHING DOWN AT
ELKO AIRPORT.

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RCM


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