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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
133 AM PST WED FEB 3 2016

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...THE WINNEMUCCA AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1877 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              68   01/18/1971
 LOW              -36   01/21/1937
HIGHEST            57   01/29        57       0       61  01/18
LOWEST            -13   01/01               -12        2  01/01
AVG. MAXIMUM     39.5              41.6    -2.1     48.8
AVG. MINIMUM     23.5              18.7     4.8     21.1
MEAN             31.5              30.1     1.4     35.0
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               4.6    -0.6        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              28.0     1.0       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               1.7     0.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.08   1881
 MINIMUM         0.04   1966
                        1961
TOTALS           1.90              0.87    1.03     0.40
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.03    0.03     0.01
DAYS >= .01        15               8.2     6.8        3
DAYS >= .10         6               2.9     3.1        2
DAYS >= .50         1               0.2     0.8        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.61   01/29 TO 01/30              0.27

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           33.0   1890
TOTALS            8.9               3.8     5.1        T
SINCE 7/1        18.2              12.6     5.6      2.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE      13               4.7     8.3        1
DAYS >= 1.0         2               1.6     0.4        0
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   01/30                          0
                        01/15
 24 HR TOTAL      3.4   01/30 TO 01/30                 T

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1031              1080     -49      926
 SINCE 7/1       3436              3753    -317     3105
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    30/020    DATE  01/31
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/350    DATE  01/31

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     75

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     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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...58TH WARMEST JANUARY ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...12TH WETTEST JANUARY ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...33RD SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN WINNEMUCCA DURING JANUARY 2016 WAS 31.5
DEGREES...WHICH IS 1.4 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 30.1. THIS MAKES JANUARY 2016 THE 58TH WARMEST ON RECORD.
THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 1.90 INCHES...WHICH IS 1.03 INCHES ABOVE
OR 218 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.87
INCHES. THIS MAKES JANUARY 2016 THE 12TH WETTEST ON RECORD. THE
TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 8.9 INCHES...WHICH IS 5.1 INCHES ABOVE OR 234
PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 3.8 INCHES. THIS
MAKES JANUARY 2016 THE 33RD SNOWIEST ON RECORD.

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NWS ELKO CLIMATE TEAM


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