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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1229 PM PST WED DEC 2 2015

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2015 TO 11/30/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              99   09/03/1950
 LOW              -16   11/29/1896
HIGHEST            92   09/25        92       0       93
                        09/11
                        09/12
LOWEST             -6   11/30         4     -10        4
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.8              63.7     1.1     68.0
AVG. MINIMUM     33.1              29.7     3.4     33.1
MEAN             49.0              46.7     2.3     50.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      6               2.0     4.0        4
DAYS MAX <= 32      6               2.2     3.8        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     38              52.2   -14.2       44
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               0.7     3.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.73   1900
 MINIMUM         0.45   1933
TOTALS           2.69              2.43    0.26     1.53
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00        T
DAYS >= .01        19              17.3     1.7       14
DAYS >= .10         9               7.8     1.2        5
DAYS >= .50         0               1.0    -1.0        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           20.0   1930
TOTALS           12.2               5.7     6.5      1.9
DAYS >= 1.0         5               2.2     2.8        1

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1470              1686    -216     1340
COOLING TOTAL      39                21      18       45
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              4.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/250    DATE  10/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/220    DATE  10/01

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     52

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               16     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      23     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
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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...17TH WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL FALL ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...30TH WETTEST METEOROLOGICAL FALL ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...10TH SNOWIEST METEOROLOGICAL FALL ON RECORD IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING METEOROLOGIAL FALL
(SEPTEMBER - NOVEMBER) 2015 WAS 49.0 DEGREES...WHICH IS 2.3 DEGREES
ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 46.7 DEGREES. THIS MAKES
METEOROLOGICAL FALL 2015 THE 17TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL
PRECIPITATION WAS 2.69 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.26 INCHES ABOVE OR 111
PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 2.43 INCHES. THIS
MAKES METEOROLOGICAL FALL 2015 THE 30TH WETTEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL
SNOWFALL WAS 12.2 INCHES...WHICH IS 6.5 INCHES ABOVE OR 214 PERCENT
OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 5.7 INCHES. THIS MAKES
METEOROLOGICAL FALL 2015 THE 10TH SNOWIEST ON RECORD.

OCTOBER 2015 WAS THE 3RD WARMEST ON RECORD.

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NWS ELKO CLIMATE TEAM




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