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CLMEKO


CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
519 AM PST SUN FEB 1 2015

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...THE ELKO AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF JANUARY 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2015

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE  DATE(S)
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              65   01/31/2003
 LOW              -43   01/21/1937
HIGHEST            65R  01/26        52      13       56  01/29
LOWEST              0   01/01        -6       6        6  01/26
AVG. MAXIMUM     46.1              36.3     9.8     45.4
AVG. MINIMUM     21.4              13.9     7.5     18.4
MEAN             33.7              25.1     8.6     31.9
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      2               9.5    -7.5        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     31              29.6     1.4       30
DAYS MIN <= 0       1               4.3    -3.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         5.71   1916
 MINIMUM            T   1920
                        1919
                        1915
TOTALS           0.20              1.12   -0.92     0.42
DAILY AVG.       0.01              0.04   -0.03     0.01
DAYS >= .01         2               9.1    -7.1        5
DAYS >= .10         1               3.4    -2.4        1
DAYS >= .50         0               0.5    -0.5        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.12   01/27 TO 01/27              0.31

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           48.5   1916
TOTALS              T              10.5   -10.5      0.6
SINCE 7/1         7.5              26.1   -18.6     10.7
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       2               7.6    -5.6        7
DAYS >= 1.0         0               3.4    -3.4        0
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         1   01/05                          0
                        01/04
                        01/03
 24 HR TOTAL        T   01/27 TO 01/27               0.3

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     961              1237    -276     1017
 SINCE 7/1       3320              4185    -865     3948
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              3.4
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    21/250    DATE  01/27
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    24/260    DATE  01/27

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     70

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

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

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...5TH WARMEST JANUARY ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...11TH DRIEST JANUARY ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...2ND LEAST SNOWY JANUARY ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...ALL-TIME WARMEST JANUARY TEMPERATURE TIED IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING JANUARY 2015 WAS 33.7
DEGREES...WHICH IS 8.6 DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 25.1 DEGREES. THIS MAKES JANUARY 2015 THE 5TH WARMEST
ON RECORD. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 0.20 INCHES...WHICH IS
0.92 INCHES OR 82 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 1.12 INCHES. THIS MAKES JANUARY 2015 THE 11TH DRIEST
ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS A TRACE...WHICH WAS 10.5 INCHES
OR 100 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 10.5
INCHES. THIS MAKES JANUARY 2015 THE 2ND LEAST SNOWY ON RECORD.

A RECORD HIGH OF 53 DEGREES WAS SET ON JANUARY 6TH.
A RECORD HIGH OF 53 DEGREES WAS SET ON JANUARY 7TH.
A RECORD HIGH OF 58 DEGREES WAS SET ON JANUARY 18TH.
A RECORD HIGH OF 65 DEGREES WAS SET ON JANUARY 26TH.

THE RECORD HIGH OF 65 DEGREES ON JANUARY 26TH TIED THE ALL-TIME
MONTHLY RECORD OF 65 DEGREES SET ORIGINALLY ON JANUARY 31ST 2003.

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RCM


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