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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1226 PM PST THU JAN 2 2014

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...THE TONOPAH AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2013...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1954 TO 2014

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              -15   01/24/1962
                        01/23/1962
HIGHEST           103   06/30       100       3      101  07/11
LOWEST             -2   12/08         0      -2        4  01/17
                        01/13
AVG. MAXIMUM     67.7              67.0     0.7     68.9
AVG. MINIMUM     38.5              37.3     1.2     39.4
MEAN             53.1              52.2     0.9     54.1
DAYS MAX >= 90     55              49.6     5.4       63
DAYS MAX <= 32     11               5.6     5.4        1
DAYS MIN <= 32    145             147.2    -2.2      145
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               1.2     2.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         9.64   1983
 MINIMUM         2.53   1986
TOTALS           4.49              5.24   -0.75     6.04
DAILY AVG.          T              0.01   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01        33              38.5    -5.5       37
DAYS >= .10        12              16.3    -4.3       18
DAYS >= .50         2               1.3     0.7        4
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.2     0.8        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.31   MM                          0.83

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5266              5461    -195     4873
 SINCE 7/1       2278              2245      33     1932
COOLING TOTAL    1042               783     259     1004
 SINCE 1/1       1042               783     259     1004
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.8
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    51/330    DATE  01/29
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/330    DATE  01/29

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     36

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                6     RAIN                       9
LIGHT RAIN               41     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
HAZE                     12

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

&&

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...A WARM AND DRY YEAR AT TONOPAH AIRPORT...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE AT TONOPAH AIRPORT DURING 2013 WAS 53.1
DEGREES...WHICH IS 0.9 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 52.2 DEGREES. THIS MAKES 2013 THE 4TH WARMEST YEAR ON
RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 4.49 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.75
INCHES OR 14 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF
5.24 INCHES. THIS MAKES 2013 THE 25TH DRIEST YEAR ON RECORD.

JUNE 2013 WAS THE WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD WITH AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 73.1 DEGREES.

THE ALL-TIME HOTTEST TEMPERATURE DURING JUNE WAS RECORDED ON JUNE
30TH 2013 WHEN THE TEMPERATURE SOARED TO 103 DEGREES.

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RCM



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