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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1141 AM PST FRI JAN 8 2016

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...THE ELY AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE YEAR OF 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             101   07/12/2002
                        07/18/1998
 LOW              -30   02/06/1989
HIGHEST            97   06/28        96       1       97
LOWEST            -18   12/27       -16      -2       -9
AVG. MAXIMUM     64.4              61.4     3.0     64.5
AVG. MINIMUM     31.3              28.5     2.8     31.1
MEAN             47.9              45.0     2.9     47.8
DAYS MAX >= 90     32              20.0    12.0       23
DAYS MAX <= 32     20              20.6    -0.6       12
DAYS MIN <= 32    186             211.1   -25.1      199
DAYS MIN <= 0      13              15.3    -2.3        5

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        17.20   1897
 MINIMUM         4.22   1974
TOTALS           9.86              9.76    0.10     9.26
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00        T
DAYS >= .01        77              75.2     1.8       67
DAYS >= .10        34              30.1     3.9       24
DAYS >= .50         3               3.3    -0.3        6
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.3    -0.3        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    1.02   10/17 TO 10/18

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL          128.4   2010
 24 HR TOTAL     16.0   04/07/1900 TO 04/07/1900
 SNOW DEPTH        24   01/23/2010
TOTALS           52.9              50.8     2.1     32.6
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE      44              35.7     8.3       45
DAYS >= 1.0        15              16.2    -1.2       10
DAYS >= 5.0         2                                  1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        13   11/10                          8
 24 HR TOTAL     12.3   11/21 TO 11/21

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    6476              7523   -1047     6444
COOLING TOTAL     329               218     111      286
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.6
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    47/140    DATE  07/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    63/190    DATE  11/02

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     49

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                8     RAIN                      21
LIGHT RAIN               72     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       2
HEAVY SNOW                4     SNOW                      16
LIGHT SNOW               43     SLEET                      0
FOG                      58     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      8
HAZE                     25

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

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...WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD IN ELY (TIED WITH 2014)...
...37TH WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD IN ELY...
...34TH MOST SNOWY YEAR ON RECORD IN ELY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELY DURING 2015 WAS 47.9 DEGREES...
WHICH IS 2.9 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL
OF 45.0 DEGREES. THIS MAKES 2015 THE WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD...
TIED WITH 2014. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 9.86 INCHES...
WHICH IS 0.10 INCHES OR 101 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 9.76 INCHES. THIS MAKES 2015 THE
37TH WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 52.9 INCHES
...WHICH IS 2.1 INCHES OR 104 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 50.8 INCHES. THIS MAKES 2015 THE 34TH
MOST SNOWY YEAR ON RECORD.

JANUARY 2015 WAS THE 4TH WARMEST JANUARY ON RECORD IN ELY
WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 33.3 DEGREES. JANUARY WAS
ALSO THE 9TH LEAST SNOWY JANUARY ON RECORD IN ELY.

FEBRUARY 2015 WAS THE WARMEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD IN ELY WITH
AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 38.0 DEGREES.

MARCH 2015 WAS THE WARMEST MARCH ON RECORD IN ELY WITH AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 42.3 DEGREES.

JUNE 2015 WAS THE WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD IN ELY WITH AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 66.5 DEGREES.

SEPTEMBER 2015 WAS THE WARMEST ON RECORD IN ELY WITH AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 62.3 DEGREES.

OCTOBER 2015 WAS THE 5TH WARMEST ON RECORD IN ELY WITH AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 50.7 DEGREES. OCTOBER WAS ALSO THE
5TH WETTEST ON RECORD IN ELY AT 2.06 INCHES OF
PRECIPITATION...OR 106 PERCENT ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 1.0 INCH.

NOVEMBER 2015 WAS THE 2ND SNOWIEST ON RECORD AT 17.7
INCHES...WHICH IS 290 PERCENT ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 6.1 INCHES.

DECEMBER 2015 WAS THE 5TH SNOWIEST ON RECORD AT 22.1
INCHES...WHICH IS 263 PERCENT ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 8.4 INCHES.


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NWS CLIMATE TEAM/DK



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