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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
154 AM PDT TUE SEP 1 2015

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...THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF AUGUST
2015...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR AUGUST 2015 AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WAS 62.8
DEGREES WHICH IS 2.5 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL.  THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
FOR AUGUST WAS 89 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON BOTH THE 17TH AND THE
18TH.  THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 35 DEGREES WHICH WAS
RECORDED ON THE 31ST.

FOR AUGUST 2015 A TOTAL OF 0.11 INCH OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED
AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE.  THIS IS 0.34 INCH BELOW NORMAL.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 5.1 MPH.  THE PEAK WIND
GUST FOR THE MONTH WAS 44 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE
29TH.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1968 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              96   08/09/1981
                        08/08/1981
 LOW               24   08/24/1973
HIGHEST            89   08/18        96      -7
                        08/17
LOWEST             35   08/31        24      11
AVG. MAXIMUM     82.4              80.3     2.1
AVG. MINIMUM     43.2              40.2     3.0
MEAN             62.8              60.3     2.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.0    -1.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               2.5    -2.5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           0.11              0.45   -0.34
DAILY AVG.       0.00              0.01   -0.01
DAYS >= .01         2                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10         1                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50         0                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.10   08/02 TO 08/02
                        08/01 TO 08/02
                        08/02 TO 08/02
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.00                MM      MM
 LIQUID 7/1      0.00
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      72               158     -86
 SINCE 7/1        177               296    -119
COOLING TOTAL      10                11      -1
 SINCE 1/1         71                30      41

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        09/16
LATEST                          05/18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/190    DATE  08/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/MM     DATE   MM

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     43

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              3     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                3     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       1     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      6

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

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