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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1954 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             104   07/18/1960
 LOW               27   06/01/1971
HIGHEST           104R  07/28       100       4      101  06/20
LOWEST             43   06/17        39       4       48  08/08
AVG. MAXIMUM     92.5              88.8     3.7     89.9
AVG. MINIMUM     57.6              54.8     2.8     58.5
MEAN             75.1              71.8     3.3     74.2
DAYS MAX >= 90     72              46.3    25.7       53
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.36   1984
 MINIMUM         0.18   1980
TOTALS           0.19              1.24   -1.05     0.59
DAILY AVG.          T              0.01   -0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         5               8.3    -3.3       12
DAYS >= .10         0               3.3    -3.3        2
DAYS >= .50         0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.08   06/30 TO 07/01              0.18

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL      10                57     -47        6
 SINCE 7/1          0                 6      -6        0
COOLING TOTAL     955               686     269      882
 SINCE 1/1        963               713     250      905
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    45/030    DATE  07/01
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/030    DATE  07/01

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     20

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN               11     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                0     SLEET                      0
FOG                       0     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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...WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER ON RECORD IN TONOPAH...
...2ND DRIEST METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER ON RECORD IN TONOPAH...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN TONOPAH DURING METEOROLOGICAL SUMMER
(JUN-AUG) WAS 75.1 DEGREES...WHICH WAS 3.3 DEGREES ABOVE THE
1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 71.8 DEGREES. THIS MAKES SUMMER
2016 THE WARMEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 0.19
INCHES...WHICH WAS 1.05 INCHES BELOW OR JUST 15 PERCENT OF THE
1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 1.24 INCHES. THIS MAKES SUMMER
2016 THE 2ND DRIEST SUMMER ON RECORD.

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BA/ ELKO CLIMATE TEAM







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