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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2014

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             107   07/04/1981
                        08/04/1978
                        07/24/1890
 LOW              -43   01/21/1937
HIGHEST           104   07/01       100       4      102
                        06/30
LOWEST            -17   01/04       -12      -5      -10
                        01/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     62.4              62.2     0.2     66.3
AVG. MINIMUM     31.3              31.2     0.1     32.9
MEAN             46.9              46.7     0.2     49.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     65              38.2    26.8       65
DAYS MAX <= 32     36              24.8    11.2       14
DAYS MIN <= 32    199             185.7    13.3      180
DAYS MIN <= 0      25               8.9    16.1        8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        18.34   1983
 MINIMUM         4.35   1919
TOTALS           6.46              9.91   -3.45     7.82
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.03   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01        68              81.2   -13.2       64
DAYS >= .10        23              32.1    -9.1       21
DAYS >= .50         1               2.9    -1.9        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.84   MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          100.8   1996
 24 HR TOTAL     18.4   01/24/1996 TO 01/24/1996
 SNOW DEPTH        24   01/01/1948
                        02/05/1932
TOTALS           28.4              41.3   -12.9     49.9
SINCE 7/1        10.1              15.6    -5.5     23.9
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      1                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE      51              33.8    17.2       50
DAYS >= 1.0        11              14.7    -3.7       16
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         9   01/11                         11
                        01/01
                        01/02
 24 HR TOTAL      3.2   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    7268              7065     203     6200
COOLING TOTAL     776               383     393      682
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/270    DATE  06/19
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    49/250    DATE  10/27

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     51

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               1
HEAVY RAIN                5     RAIN                      10
LIGHT RAIN               57     FREEZING RAIN              1
LT FREEZING RAIN          2     HAIL                       8
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW               40     SLEET                      1
FOG                      73     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE     15
HAZE                     62

-  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 IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING 2013 WAS 46.9
DEGREES...WHICH IS 0.2 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 46.7 DEGREES. THIS MAKES 2013 THE
25TH WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 6.46
INCHES...WHICH IS 3.45 INCHES OR 35 PERCENT BELOW THE
1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 9.91 INCHES. THIS MAKES
2013 THE 12TH DRIEST YEAR ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS
28.5 INCHES...WHICH IS 12.9 INCHES OR 31 PERCENT BELOW THE
1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 41.3 INCHES. THIS MAKES
2013 THE 29TH LEAST SNOWY YEAR ON RECORD.

JULY 2013 WAS THE WARMEST JULY ON RECORD WITH AN AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE OF 76.8 DEGREES.

THE ALL-TIME WARMEST TEMPERATURE DURING JUNE WAS RECORDED ON
JUNE 30TH 2013 WHEN THE TEMPERATURE SOARED TO 104 DEGREES.

$$

RCM





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