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CLMEKO

CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
258 PM PDT MON MAY 2 2016

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF
APRIL 2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 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              87   04/22/2012
 LOW                5   04/02/1936
HIGHEST            79   04/21        77       2       79  04/29
LOWEST             26   04/17        17       9       15  04/03
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.1              59.4     3.7     62.3
AVG. MINIMUM     35.1              31.0     4.1     28.8
MEAN             49.1              45.2     3.9     45.5
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     12              16.5    -4.5       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.94   1900
 MINIMUM            T   1924
                        1916
                        1912
TOTALS           1.99              0.97    1.02     0.73
DAILY AVG.       0.07              0.03    0.04     0.02
DAYS >= .01        13               8.8     4.2        6
DAYS >= .10         9               3.1     5.9        4
DAYS >= .50         0               0.3    -0.3        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.43   04/22 TO 04/23              0.30

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           19.0   1925
TOTALS            1.0               3.2    -2.2      2.2
SINCE 7/1        63.8              40.8    23.0     12.3
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       5               3.2     1.8        4
DAYS >= 1.0         0               1.1    -1.1        1
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         T   04/23                         -1
 24 HR TOTAL      0.6   04/15 TO 04/15               1.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     470               594    -124      576
 SINCE 7/1       6171              6571    -400     5216
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/260    DATE  04/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    45/260    DATE  04/14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     57

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       4
LIGHT RAIN               13     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       0
LIGHT SNOW                4     SLEET                      0
FOG                       9     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      1
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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...6TH WETTEST APRIL ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...9TH WARMEST APRIL ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...TIED FOR 56TH SNOWIEST APRIL ON RECORD IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING APRIL 2016 WAS 49.1
DEGREES...WHICH IS 3.9 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 45.2 DEGREES. THIS MAKES APRIL 2016 THE 9TH WARMEST ON
RECORD.

THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 1.99 INCHES...WHICH IS 1.02 INCHES ABOVE
OR 205 PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.97 INCH.
THIS MAKES APRIL 2016 THE 6TH WETTEST ON RECORD.

THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 1.0 INCH...WHICH IS 2.2 INCHES BELOW OR 31
PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 3.2 INCHES. THIS
MAKES APRIL 2016 TIED FOR THE 56TH SNOWIEST ON RECORD.

$$

DTK



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