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CLSEKO


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
127 PM PDT WED JUN 3 2015

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2015 TO 5/31/2015...

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
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              97   05/28/2003
 LOW              -15   03/02/1890
HIGHEST            88   05/31        85       3       88
LOWEST             12   03/04        12       0       17
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.6              60.1     4.5     62.5
AVG. MINIMUM     32.0              31.6     0.4     31.1
MEAN             48.3              45.8     2.5     46.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     50              47.4     2.6       55
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.60   1904
 MINIMUM         0.62   1924
TOTALS           4.38              2.93    1.45     3.37
DAILY AVG.       0.05              0.03    0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01        22              25.7    -3.7       24
DAYS >= .10        13               9.9     3.1       11
DAYS >= .50         2               0.6     1.4        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.0     1.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           38.5   1902
TOTALS            4.9               8.8    -3.9      8.2
DAYS >= 1.0         2               3.4    -1.4        4

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1517              1767    -250     1651
COOLING TOTAL       7                 4       3        3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/250    DATE  03/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/170    DATE  04/23

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     50

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                      11
LIGHT RAIN               23     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       3
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      17     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      7

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

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...6TH WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...19TH WETTEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...43RD LEAST SNOWY METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING METEOROLOGICAL SPRING
(MARCH-MAY) 2015 WAS 48.3 DEGREES...WHICH IS 2.5
DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 45.8
DEGREES. THIS MAKES METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2015 THE 6TH WARMEST
ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 4.38 INCHES....
WHICH IS 1.45 INCHES ABOVE OR 149 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 2.93 INCHES. THIS MAKES SPRING 2015
THE 19TH WETTEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 4.9 INCHES..
WHICH IS 3.9 INCHES BELOW OR 56 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 8.8 INCHES. THIS MAKES SPRING 2015 THE
43RD LEAST SNOWY ON RECORD.

MARCH 2015 WAS THE 2ND WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD WITH AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 40.3 DEGREES.

MAY 2015 WAS THE 3RD WETTEST MAY ON RECORD WITH A TOTAL
PRECIPITATION OF 3.49 INCHES.

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DS/DTK/JRM





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