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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
936 AM PST WED MAR 2 2016

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...THE TONOPAH AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2015 TO 2/29/2016...

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              75   02/25/1986
 LOW              -15   01/24/1962
                        01/23/1962
HIGHEST            68   02/26        64       4       71  02/13
LOWEST             -6   02/03         1      -7       11  01/02
AVG. MAXIMUM     45.4              46.0    -0.6     53.2
AVG. MINIMUM     21.6              21.2     0.4     27.6
MEAN             33.5              33.6    -0.1     40.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9               5.1     3.9        3
DAYS MIN <= 32     87              84.7     2.3       72
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               1.2     0.8        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.27   1968
 MINIMUM         0.14   1964
TOTALS           1.14              1.32   -0.18     0.53
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.01    0.00     0.01
DAYS >= .01         9              11.8    -2.8        6
DAYS >= .10         5               4.8     0.2        3
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              0.20

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2853              2824      29     2209
 SINCE 7/1       3927              4067    -140     3122
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    39/330    DATE  01/15
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/330    DATE  01/15

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     60

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       4
LIGHT SNOW               14     SLEET                      0
FOG                      13     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
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 METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD IN TONOPAH...
...TIED 26TH WETTEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD IN TONOPAH...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN TONOPAH DURING METEOROLOGICAL WINTER
(DECEMBER-FEBRUARY) 2015-16 WAS 33.5 DEGREES...WHICH IS 0.1 DEGREES
BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL AVERAGE OF 33.6 DEGREES. THIS
MAKES METEOROLOGICAL WINTER 2015-16 THE 27TH COLDEST ON RECORD. THE
TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 1.14 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.18 INCHES BELOW OR
89 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL AVERAGE OF 1.32 INCHES.
THIS MAKES WINTER 2015-16 TIED FOR THE 26TH WETTEST ON RECORD.

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