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CLIMATE REPORT...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
1144 AM PST FRI JAN 8 2016

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

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
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH             109   07/11/2002
 LOW              -37   12/22/1990
HIGHEST           104   06/27       104       0      106
LOWEST             -6   12/31        -9       3        3
AVG. MAXIMUM     68.1              65.7     2.4     68.1
AVG. MINIMUM     34.5              32.7     1.8     35.2
MEAN             51.3              49.2     2.1     51.6
DAYS MAX >= 90     68              58.0    10.0       56
DAYS MAX <= 32      9              10.9    -1.9        2
DAYS MIN <= 32    165             178.7   -13.7      171
DAYS MIN <= 0       4               4.8    -0.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        16.10   1998
 MINIMUM         3.13   1954
TOTALS          10.90              8.28    2.62     8.55
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01        74              70.8     3.2       63
DAYS >= .10        34              26.8     7.2       26
DAYS >= .50         4               2.1     1.9        4
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.94   11/01 TO 11/02

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           56.2   1937
 24 HR TOTAL     10.9   01/12/1890 TO 01/12/1890
 SNOW DEPTH        17   01/31/1937
TOTALS           12.3              20.9    -8.6      9.2
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                MM      MM        0
DAYS >= TRACE      28              21.0     7.0       26
DAYS >= 1.0         6               7.5    -1.5        2
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   12/31                          5
 24 HR TOTAL      2.0   12/17 TO 12/17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    5503              6306    -803     5427
COOLING TOTAL     617               542      75      674
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    38/210    DATE  12/10
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    52/230    DATE  07/22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     51

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN               12     RAIN                      20
LIGHT RAIN               73     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               24     SLEET                      0
FOG                      65     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      9
HAZE                     32

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

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...4TH WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...18TH WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...16TH LEAST SNOWY YEAR ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN WINNEMUCCA DURING 2015 WAS 51.3
DEGREES...WHICH IS 2.1 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 49.2 DEGREES. THIS MAKES 2015 THE
4TH WARMEST YEAR ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 10.90
INCHES...WHICH IS 2.62 INCHES OR 132 PERCENT OF THE
1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 8.28 INCHES. THIS MAKES
2015 THE 18TH WETTEST YEAR ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS
12.3 INCHES...WHICH IS 8.6 INCHES OR 59 PERCENT OF THE
1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 20.9 INCHES. THIS MAKES
2015 THE 16TH LEAST SNOWY YEAR ON RECORD.

JANUARY 2015 WAS THE 2ND LEAST SNOWIEST JANUARY ON RECORD IN
WINNEMUCCA WITH ONLY A TRACE OF SNOW.

FEBRUARY 2015 WAS THE 10TH WARMEST ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA
WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 40.6 DEGREES.

MARCH 2015 WAS THE 7TH LEAST SNOWIEST MARCH ON RECORD IN
WINNEMUCCA WITH ONLY A TRACE OF SNOW RECORDED. MARCH 2015
WAS ALSO THE 9TH WARMEST ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA WITH AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 45.4 DEGREES.

MAY 2015 WAS THE 7TH WETTEST MAY ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA.
THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 2.38 INCHES OR 213 PERCENT
ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 1.12 INCHES.

JUNE 2015 WAS THE WARMEST JUNE ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA WITH
AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 70.9 DEGREES.

JULY 2015 WAS THE WARMEST JULY ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA WITH
AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 77.5 DEGREES. THIS BEAT THE OLD
RECORD OF 77.2 DEGREES SET IN JULY 1931.

OCTOBER 2015 WAS THE 3RD WARMEST OCTOBER ON RECORD IN
WINNEMUCCA WITH AN AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 54.5 DEGREES.

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NWS CLIMATE TEAM/DK



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