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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
133 AM PST WED FEB 3 2016

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...THE ELY AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              68   01/25/1951
 LOW              -27   01/25/1949
HIGHEST            46   01/30        56     -10       59  01/09
LOWEST            -19   01/01       -12      -7       -1  01/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     32.8              39.5    -6.7     47.5
AVG. MINIMUM      6.1              11.2    -5.1     19.1
MEAN             19.4              25.3    -5.9     33.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     11               6.7     4.3        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              30.4     0.6       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       9               5.3     3.7        1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.50   1907
 MINIMUM            T   1948
TOTALS           2.11              0.70    1.41     0.31
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.02    0.05     0.01
DAYS >= .01        12               6.9     5.1        6
DAYS >= .10         7               2.4     4.6        1
DAYS >= .50         1               0.2     0.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.85   01/07 TO 01/07              0.20

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           25.0   1907
TOTALS           35.4R              9.1    26.3      0.8
SINCE 7/1        75.2              27.0    48.2      7.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.     13                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE      16               6.0    10.0        4
DAYS >= 1.0         7               2.8     4.2        0
DAYS >= 5.0         2                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        18   01/08                          2
 24 HR TOTAL     10.4   01/07 TO 01/07               0.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1401              1229     172      977
 SINCE 7/1       4301              4329     -28     3494
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/360    DATE  01/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    43/360    DATE  01/31

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       0
LIGHT RAIN                2     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      15     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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...13TH COLDEST ON JANUARY ON RECORD IN ELY...
...2ND WETTEST JANUARY ON RECORD IN ELY...
...ALL-TIME SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD IN ELY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELY DURING JANUARY 2016 WAS 19.4
DEGREES...WHICH IS 5.9 DEGREES BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 25.3 DEGREES. THIS MAKES JANUARY 2016 THE 13TH COLDEST ON
RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 2.11 INCHES...WHICH IS 1.41
INCHES ABOVE OR 301 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL
OF 0.70 INCHES. THIS MAKES JANUARY 2016 THE 2ND WETTEST ON RECORD.
THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 35.4 INCHES...WHICH IS 26.3 INCHES ABOVE OR
289 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 9.1 INCHES.
THIS MAKES JANUARY 2016 THE ALL-TIME SNOWIEST ON RECORD.

A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 10.4 INCHES WAS SET ON JANUARY 7TH.
A RECORD RAINFALL OF 0.61 INCHES WAS SET ON JANUARY 31ST.
A RECORD SNOWFALL OF 10.2 INCHES WAS SET ON JANUARY 31ST.

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NWS ELKO CLIMATE TEAM



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