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CLSEKO


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
936 AM PST WED MAR 2 2016

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2015 TO 2/29/2016...

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

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              70   02/28/1986
                        02/28/1905
 LOW              -43   01/21/1937
HIGHEST            59   02/28        59       0       66
                        02/26
                        12/10
LOWEST            -17   01/01       -12      -5       -6
AVG. MAXIMUM     36.3              38.2    -1.9     47.7
AVG. MINIMUM     15.5              15.6    -0.1     23.2
MEAN             25.9              26.9    -1.0     35.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32     32              22.2     9.8        9
DAYS MIN <= 32     91              84.8     6.2       83
DAYS MIN <= 0       8               8.1    -0.1        3

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.55   1890
 MINIMUM         0.25   1931
TOTALS           4.36              3.16    1.20     1.58
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.04    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01        34              26.6     7.4       17
DAYS >= .10        12              10.3     1.7        6
DAYS >= .50         3               0.9     2.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           68.8   1932
TOTALS           43.7              26.8    16.9      7.5
DAYS >= 1.0        13               9.1     3.9        2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    3544              3430     114     2648
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/290    DATE  12/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/170    DATE  02/17

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     73

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       7
LIGHT SNOW               38     SLEET                      0
FOG                      50     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     10
HAZE                     14

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

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...45TH COLDEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...23RD WETTEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...15TH SNOWIEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING METEOROLOGICAL WINTER
(DECEMBER-FEBRUARY) 2015-16 WAS 25.9 DEGREES...WHICH IS 1.0 DEGREES
BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL 26.9 DEGREES. THIS MAKES
METEOROLOGICAL WINTER 2015-16 THE 45TH COLDEST ON RECORD. THE
TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 4.36 INCHES...WHICH IS 1.20 INCHES ABOVE OR
138 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL 3.16 INCHES. THIS
MAKES WINTER 2015-16 THE 23RD WETTEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL
WAS 43.7 INCHES...WHICH IS 16.9 INCHES ABOVE OR 163 PERCENT OF THE
1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 26.8 INCHES. THIS MAKES WINTER
2015-16 THE 15TH SNOWIEST WINTER ON RECORD.

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