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CXUS55 KLKN 031021
CLMEKO


CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
317 AM PDT WED JUN 3 2015

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY 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              97   05/28/2003
 LOW                8   05/02/1913
HIGHEST            88   05/31        85       3       88  05/27
LOWEST             32   05/13        24       8       29  05/13
                        05/10                             05/01
                        05/07
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.8              69.2    -0.4     71.9
AVG. MINIMUM     41.3              37.6     3.7     38.0
MEAN             55.1              53.4     1.7     55.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      3               6.1    -3.1        6
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.09   1971
 MINIMUM         0.00   1893
TOTALS           3.49              0.96    2.53     1.08
DAILY AVG.       0.11              0.03    0.08     0.03
DAYS >= .01        14               8.1     5.9        7
DAYS >= .10         8               3.3     4.7        4
DAYS >= .50         2               0.2     1.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.0     1.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.16   05/23 TO 05/24              0.39

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           11.3   1971
TOTALS            2.0               0.5     1.5      0.3
SINCE 7/1        14.3              41.3   -27.0     20.5
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       4               0.8     3.2        2
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.2     0.8        0
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   05/07 TO 05/07               0.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     309               364     -55      307
 SINCE 7/1       5525              6935   -1410     6382
COOLING TOTAL       7                 4       3        3
 SINCE 1/1          7                 4       3        3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/270    DATE  05/02
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    44/160    DATE  05/12

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               18     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       1
LIGHT SNOW                1     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
HAZE                      3

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

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...26TH WARMEST MAY ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...3RD WETTEST MAY ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...10TH SNOWIEST MAY ON RECORD IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING MAY 2015 WAS 55.1
DEGREES...WHICH IS 1.7 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 53.4 DEGREES. THIS MAKES MAY
2015 THE 26TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION
WAS 3.49...WHICH IS 2.53 INCHES OR 364 PERCENT ABOVE THE
1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.96 INCH. THIS MAKES MAY
2015 THE 3RD WETTEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 2.0
INCHES...WHICH IS 1.5 INCHES OR 400 PERCENT ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.5 INCHES. THIS MAKES MAY THE
10TH SNOWIEST ON RECORD.

A RECORD DAILY PRECIPITATION OF 1.02 INCHES WAS SET ON MAY 24.
A RECORD DAILY SNOWFALL OF 2.0 INCHES WAS SET ON MAY 7.

$$

JRM/DTK


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