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CLSEKO


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
337 AM PDT MON SEP 5 2016

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
6/1/2016 TO 8/31/2016...

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             107   07/04/1981
                        08/04/1978
                        07/24/1890
 LOW               12   06/06/1914
HIGHEST           102   07/29       100       2      103
LOWEST             38   08/27        31       7       39
                        07/11
                        06/16
AVG. MAXIMUM     90.4              86.4     4.0     89.2
AVG. MINIMUM     49.9              47.5     2.4     52.1
MEAN             70.1              66.9     3.2     70.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     59              35.9    23.1       54
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               1.3    -1.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.38   1970
 MINIMUM         0.00   1919
TOTALS           0.87              1.39   -0.52     1.89
DAILY AVG.          T              0.02   -0.02     0.02
DAYS >= .01         5              11.6    -6.6       25
DAYS >= .10         2               4.1    -2.1        7
DAYS >= .50         1               0.4     0.6        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL            1.7   1914
TOTALS              T               0.0     0.0      0.0
DAYS >= 1.0         0               0.0     0.0        0

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      43               182    -139       35
COOLING TOTAL     544               358     186      578
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/260    DATE  07/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    47/260    DATE  06/14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     31

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                2     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       2     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                      4

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

&&

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...9TH WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...34TH DRIEST METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER ON RECORD IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER
(JUN-AUG) 2016 WAS 70.1 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 3.2 DEGREES ABOVE THE
1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 66.9 DEGREES. THIS MAKES SUMMER
2016 THE 9TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 0.87
INCHES...WHICH WAS 0.52 INCHES BELOW OR 63 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 1.39 INCHES. THIS MAKES SUMMER 2016 THE
34TH DRIEST ON RECORD.

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BA/ ELKO CLIMATE TEAM






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