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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
140 AM PST WED MAR 1 2017

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...THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY
2017...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR FEBRUARY 2017 AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WAS
31.6 DEGREES WHICH IS 0.7 DEGREE ABOVE NORMAL. THE HIGHEST
TEMPERATURE FOR FEBRUARY WAS 53 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 15TH.
THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 1 DEGREE WHICH WAS RECORDED
ON THE 24TH.

FOR FEBRUARY 2017 12.69 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WERE RECORDED AT
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE. THIS IS 10.07 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

A TOTAL OF 30.5 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED FOR FEBRUARY AT
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE. THE HIGHEST SNOW DEPTH FOR THE MONTH WAS 33 INCHES
WHICH WAS REPORTED ON THE 27TH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 7.7 MPH. THE PEAK WIND GUST
FOR THE MONTH WAS 62 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 16TH.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1968 TO 2017

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              65   02/13/2015
 LOW              -29   02/07/1989
HIGHEST            53   02/15        62      -9
LOWEST              1   02/24       -29      30
AVG. MAXIMUM     40.5              44.1    -3.6
AVG. MINIMUM     22.7              17.7     5.0
MEAN             31.6              30.9     0.7
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      4               2.0     2.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              26.5    -5.5
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               1.1    -1.1

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS          12.69              2.62   10.07
DAILY AVG.       0.45              0.09    0.36
DAYS >= .01        18                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10        11                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50         8                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        5                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.41   02/20 TO 02/20
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID EQUIV    3.05                MM      MM
 LIQUID 7/1     14.84
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        33   02/27

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     929               955     -26
 SINCE 7/1       4995              5237    -242
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        09/16
LATEST                          05/18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    40/190    DATE  02/09
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    62/190    DATE  02/16

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     72

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       7
LIGHT RAIN               14     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                      10
LIGHT SNOW               18     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
HAZE                      4

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

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