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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1229 PM PST WED DEC 2 2015

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...THE TONOPAH AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
9/1/2015 TO 11/30/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1954 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              96   09/02/1959
 LOW                4   11/15/1985
HIGHEST            94   09/12        91       3       93  09/02
                        09/11
LOWEST             11   11/30        13      -2       16  11/17
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.8              67.6     0.2     71.5
AVG. MINIMUM     40.9              37.3     3.6     41.0
MEAN             54.4              52.5     1.9     56.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      3               2.1     0.9        4
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.4    -0.4        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     26              29.3    -3.3       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.34   1978
 MINIMUM            T   1955
TOTALS           3.38R             1.16    2.22     0.82
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.01    0.03     0.01
DAYS >= .01        13               7.4     5.6        5
DAYS >= .10         5               3.5     1.5        3
DAYS >= .50         2               0.3     1.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.1     0.9        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.70   10/04 TO 10/05              0.46

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1074              1211    -137      913
 SINCE 7/1       1074              1217    -143      913
COOLING TOTAL     129                70      59      141
 SINCE 1/1       1034               783     251     1004
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/320    DATE  11/16
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    54/330    DATE  11/16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     44

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

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

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...12TH WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL FALL ON RECORD IN TONOPAH...
...WETTEST METEOROLOGICAL FALL ON RECORD IN TONOPAH...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN TONOPAH DURING METEOROLOGICAL FALL
(SEPTEMBER-NOVEMBER) 2015 WAS 54.4 DEGREES...WHICH IS 1.9 DEGREES
ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 52.5 DEGREES. THIS MAKES
METEOROLOGICAL FALL 2015 THE 12TH WARMEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL
PRECIPITATION WAS 3.38 INCHES...WHICH IS 2.22 INCHES OR 291 PERCENT
OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 1.16 INCHES. THIS MAKES
METEOROLOGICAL FALL 2015 THE WETTEST ON RECORD.

OCTOBER 2015 WAS THE WETTEST OCTOBER ON RECORD AS WELL AS THE WETTEST
MONTH OF ANY MONTH OF RECORD.

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NWS ELKO CLIMATE TEAM





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