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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
218 PM PDT MON MAY 1 2017

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...THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2017...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR APRIL 2017 AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WAS 40.1
DEGREES WHICH IS 0.3 DEGREE BELOW NORMAL. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
FOR APRIL WAS 65 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 30TH. THE LOWEST
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 12 DEGREES WHICH WAS RECORDED ON THE
9TH.

FOR APRIL 2017 3.64 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE RECORDED AT SOUTH
LAKE TAHOE. THIS IS 2.60 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

A TOTAL OF 6.4 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED FOR APRIL AT SOUTH
LAKE TAHOE.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 7.3 MPH. THE PEAK WIND GUST
FOR THE MONTH WAS 56 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 6TH.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1968 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   04/30/1981
 LOW                    04/07/1975
                        04/06/1975
HIGHEST            65   04/30        76     -11
LOWEST             12   04/09                13
AVG. MAXIMUM     51.4              54.2    -2.8
AVG. MINIMUM     28.7              26.6     2.1
MEAN             40.1              40.4    -0.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              25.7    -2.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           3.64              1.04    2.60
DAILY AVG.       0.12              0.03    0.09
DAYS >= .01         9                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10         8                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50         3                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.71   04/07 TO 04/07
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.64                MM      MM
 LIQUID 7/1     16.48
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   04/14

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     741               738       3
 SINCE 7/1       6603              6890    -287
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        09/16
LATEST                          05/18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.3
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/180    DATE  04/06
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    56/190    DATE  04/06

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     61

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               10     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                7     SLEET                      0
FOG                      10     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.

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