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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
109 PM PST MON MAR 2 2015

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...THE WINNEMUCCA AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
12/1/2014 TO 2/28/2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1877 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              74   02/28/1986
                        02/19/1981
 LOW              -37   12/22/1990
HIGHEST            68   02/06        65       3       68
LOWEST              2   01/01        -9      11      -26
AVG. MAXIMUM     50.0              43.3     6.7     44.5
AVG. MINIMUM     24.4              19.5     4.9     16.4
MEAN             37.2              31.4     5.8     30.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      3              10.2    -7.2       18
DAYS MIN <= 32     80              80.3    -0.3       78
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               4.3    -4.3       12

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         7.84   1890
 MINIMUM         0.51   1977
TOTALS           2.33              2.46   -0.13     2.22
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.03    0.00     0.03
DAYS >= .01        18              24.0    -6.0       18
DAYS >= .10         9               8.7     0.3        7
DAYS >= .50         1               0.5     0.5        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           68.0   1890
TOTALS            0.6              12.5   -11.9     14.9
DAYS >= 1.0         0               4.6    -4.6        3
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         2   12/01                          8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2488              3021    -533     3114
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.7
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    44/280    DATE  12/24
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    59/260    DATE  12/24

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     65

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               17     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                6     SLEET                      0
FOG                      19     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      4
HAZE                      3

-  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 METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...67TH DRIEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...
...2ND LEAST SNOWY METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD IN WINNEMUCCA...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN WINNEMUCCA DURING METEOROLOGICAL
WINTER (DECEMBER-FEBRUARY) 2014-15 WAS 37.2 DEGREES...WHICH IS
5.8 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 31.4
DEGREES. THIS MAKES METEOROLOGICAL WINTER 2014-15 THE 4TH
WARMEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 2.33 INCHES...
WHICH IS 0.13 INCHES OR 5 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 2.46 INCHES. THIS MAKES WINTER 2014-15
THE 67TH DRIEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 0.6 INCHES...
WHICH IS 11.9 INCHES OR 95 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010
CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 12.5 INCHES. THIS MAKES WINTER 2014-15
THE 2ND LEAST SNOWY ON RECORD.

DECEMBER 2014 WAS THE LEAST SNOWY ON RECORD WITH ONLY A TRACE
OF SNOWFALL RECORDED.

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RCM


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