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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
500 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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...THE TONOPAH AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1954 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              88   04/30/1981
 LOW                9   04/02/1958
HIGHEST            80   04/29        79       1       78  04/21
                                                          04/17
LOWEST             24   04/15        23       1       24  04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     66.2              64.4     1.8     67.0
AVG. MINIMUM     34.5              34.6    -0.1     37.2
MEAN             50.4              49.5     0.9     52.1
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     15              10.7     4.3        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.13   1988
 MINIMUM         0.00   2008
                        1997
                        1993
TOTALS           0.13              0.42   -0.29     0.18
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.01   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         2               3.5    -1.5        3
DAYS >= .10         1               1.4    -0.4        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.12   04/24 TO 04/25              0.17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     433               466     -33      380
 SINCE 7/1       4008              5193   -1185     4767
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 1      -1        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/350    DATE  04/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    60/340    DATE  04/14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     27

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                4     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     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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THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN TONOPAH DURING APRIL 2015 WAS 50.4
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 0.9 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 49.5 DEGREES. THIS MAKES APRIL THE 21ST WARMEST ON RECORD.
THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 0.13 INCHES...WHICH IS 31 PERCENT OF THE
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.42 INCHES. THIS MAKES APRIL THE 20TH DRIEST
ON RECORD.

NO DAILY TEMPERATURE OR PRECIPITATION RECORDS WERE SET IN APRIL AT THE
TONOPAH NEVADA AIRPORT.

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