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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
314 PM PDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE TONOPAH AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2016 TO 5/31/2016...

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              96   05/28/2003
 LOW                4   03/02/1971
HIGHEST            87   05/31        88      -1       89  05/31
                                                          05/30
LOWEST             24   03/30        18       6       20  03/04
AVG. MAXIMUM     65.8              65.2     0.6     67.5
AVG. MINIMUM     37.5              35.6     1.9     38.0
MEAN             51.7              50.4     1.3     52.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               1.2    -1.2       MM
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.1    -0.1       MM
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              33.1   -10.1       MM
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0       MM

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.12   1978
 MINIMUM         0.05   1959
TOTALS           1.10              1.52   -0.42     1.63
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.02   -0.01     0.02
DAYS >= .01        17              11.0     6.0       MM
DAYS >= .10         5               4.7     0.3       MM
DAYS >= .50         0               0.4    -0.4       MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0       MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.22   MM                          0.36

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1211              1369    -158     1127
 SINCE 7/1       5138              5411    -273     4249
COOLING TOTAL       8                27     -19       23
 SINCE 1/1          8                27     -19       23
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              11.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/180    DATE  03/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/180    DATE  04/22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     44

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       3
LIGHT RAIN               23     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW                5     SLEET                      0
FOG                       7     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      0
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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...TIED 19TH WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN
TONOPAH...
...30TH WETTEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN TONOPAH...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN TONOPAH DURING METEOROLOGICAL
SPRING(MARCH-MAY) 2016 WAS 51.7 DEGREES...WHICH IS 1.3 DEGREES
ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL 50.4 DEGREES. THIS
MAKES METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2016 TIED FOR THE 19TH WARMEST ON
RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 1.10 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.42
INCHES BELOW OR 72 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 1.52 INCHES. THIS MAKES SPRING 2016 THE 30TH WETTEST
ON RECORD.

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NWS ELKO CLIMATE TEAM



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