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CLMEKO


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
626 PM PST SUN MAR 1 2015

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 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  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              70   02/28/1986
                        02/28/1905
 LOW              -41   02/27/1890
HIGHEST            66   02/13        58       8       63  02/26
                                                          02/25
                                                          02/15
LOWEST             10   02/24         0      10       10  02/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     54.8              41.4    13.4     47.9
AVG. MINIMUM     25.5              18.4     7.1     25.7
MEAN             40.1              29.9    10.2     36.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               4.5    -4.5        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     25              26.3    -1.3       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.5    -1.5        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.00   1901
 MINIMUM            T   1889
TOTALS           0.29              0.84   -0.55     1.92
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.03   -0.02     0.07
DAYS >= .01         5               8.3    -3.3       12
DAYS >= .10         1               3.0    -2.0        5
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.16   02/27 TO 02/28              0.94

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           27.0   1922
TOTALS            1.9               6.4    -4.5      1.6
SINCE 7/1         9.4              32.5   -23.1     12.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       5               5.6    -0.6       10
DAYS >= 1.0         1               2.3    -1.3        0
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   02/28                          0
 24 HR TOTAL      1.4   MM                           0.6

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     688               983    -295      783
 SINCE 7/1       4008              5168   -1160     4731
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    31/280    DATE  02/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/180    DATE  02/06

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     55

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                1     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                3     SLEET                      0
FOG                       5     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      2
HAZE                      2

-  INDICATES NEGATIVE NUMBERS.
R  INDICATES RECORD WAS SET OR TIED.
MM INDICATES DATA IS MISSING.
T  INDICATES TRACE AMOUNT.                                      64

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...WARMEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...18TH DRIEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...26TH LEAST SNOWY FEBRUARY ON RECORD IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING FEBRUARY 2015 WAS 40.1
DEGREES...WHICH IS 10.2 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 29.9 DEGREES. THIS MAKES FEBRUARY 2015
THE WARMEST ON RECORD...BREAKING THE OLD RECORD OF 39.8 DEGREES
SET IN 1968. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 0.29 INCHES...WHICH IS
0.55 INCHES OR 65 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 0.84 INCHES. THIS MAKES FEBRUARY 2015 THE 18TH DRIEST
ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 1.9 INCHES...WHICH IS 4.6
INCHES OR 70 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF
6.4 INCHES. THIS MAKES FEBRUARY 2015 THE 26TH LEAST SNOWY ON
RECORD.

A RECORD HIGH OF 60 DEGREES WAS SET ON FEBRUARY 4TH.
A RECORD HIGH OF 64 DEGREES WAS SET ON FEBURARY 7TH.
A RECORD HIGH OF 64 DEGREES WAS SET ON FEBRUARY 8TH.
A RECORD HIGH OF 64 DEGREES WAS SET ON FEBRUARY 12TH.
A RECORD HIGH OF 66 DEGREES WAS SET ON FEBRUARY 13TH.

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RCM


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