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

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

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1954 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              67   01/18/1971
 LOW              -15   01/24/1962
                        01/23/1962
HIGHEST            54   01/29        57      -3       65  01/26
LOWEST              6   01/01         5       1       11  01/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     41.2              44.8    -3.6     54.1
AVG. MINIMUM     21.8              20.3     1.5     26.3
MEAN             31.5              32.5    -1.0     40.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               2.3    -1.3        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              29.7     1.3       26
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.4    -0.4        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         2.25   1995
 MINIMUM         0.00   2003
                        1994
                        1976
TOTALS           0.97              0.49    0.48     0.17
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01     0.01
DAYS >= .01         6               4.1     1.9        2
DAYS >= .10         4               1.7     2.3        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.45   01/30 TO 01/31              0.17

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1030              1006      24      766
 SINCE 7/1       3146              3251    -105     2569
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              8.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/330    DATE  01/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/330    DATE  01/15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     68

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                0     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                5     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                1     SNOW                       3
LIGHT SNOW                9     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      1

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

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...27TH COLDEST JANUARY ON RECORD IN TONOPAH...
...6TH WETTEST JANUARY ON RECORD IN TONOPAH...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN TONOPAH DURING JANUARY 2016 WAS 31.5
DEGREES...WHICH IS 1.0 DEGREES BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 32.5. THIS MAKES JANUARY 2016 THE 27TH COLDEST ON RECORD.
THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 0.97 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.48 INCHES ABOVE
OR 198 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.49
INCHES. THIS MAKES JANUARY 2016 THE 6TH WETTEST ON RECORD.

A RECORD RAINFALL OF 0.15 INCHES WAS SET ON JANUARY 6TH.
A RECORD RAINFALL OF 0.10 INCHES WAS SET ON JANUARY 15TH.
A RECORD RAINFALL OF 0.45 INCHES WAS SET ON JANUARY 31ST.

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NWS ELKO CLIMATE TEAM


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