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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
330 PM PST SUN JAN 1 2017

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...THE RENO TAHOE AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF
DECEMBER 2016...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR DECEMBER 2016 AT THE RENO TAHOE
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 36.9 DEGREES WHICH IS 1.6 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR DECEMBER WAS 64 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED ON THE 14TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 14
DEGREES WHICH WAS RECORDED ON THE 26TH.

FOR DECEMBER 2016 1.21 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED AT THE
RENO TAHOE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS IS 0.18 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

A TOTAL OF 0.8 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED FOR DECEMBER AT RENO.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 5.9 MPH. THE PEAK WIND GUST
FOR THE MONTH WAS 58 MPH FROM THE SOUTH-SOUTHEAST WHICH OCCURRED ON
THE 15TH.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              71   12/03/1940
 LOW              -16   12/09/1972
HIGHEST            64   12/14        71      -7
LOWEST             14   12/26       -16      30
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.6              45.6     2.0
AVG. MINIMUM     26.2              25.0     1.2
MEAN             36.9              35.3     1.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               1.8    -1.8
DAYS MIN <= 32     24              25.2    -1.2
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.25   1955
 MINIMUM         0.00   2011
                        1883
TOTALS           1.21              1.03    0.18
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.03    0.01
DAYS >= .01         6               6.4    -0.4
DAYS >= .10         3               2.3     0.7
DAYS >= .50         1               0.6     0.4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.2    -0.2
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.59   12/15 TO 12/15
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.8   5
                        0
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
TOTALS            0.8               4.9    -4.1
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.08              0.50   -0.42
SINCE 7/1         1.4               8.4    -7.0
 LIQUID 7/1      0.14
DAYS >= TRACE       7               3.2     3.8
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.1    -1.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   12/08
 24 HR TOTAL      0.8   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     863               921     -58
 SINCE 7/1       1741              2024    -283
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1       1088               839     249

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/23/1973
 LATEST       06/27/1974
EARLIEST                        10/03
LATEST                          05/21
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/180    DATE  12/23
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/150    DATE  12/15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      1

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

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