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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
157 AM PDT SUN MAY 1 2016

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...THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL
2016...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR APRIL 2016 AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WAS 42.8
DEGREES WHICH IS 2.4 DEGREES ABOVE NORMAL. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
FOR APRIL WAS 69 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 7TH. THE LOWEST
TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 18 DEGREES WHICH WAS RECORDED ON THE
23RD.

FOR APRIL 2016 A TOTAL OF 2.68 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED
AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE. THIS IS 1.64 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

A TOTAL OF 10.8 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE
FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2016.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 5.0 MPH. THE PEAK WIND GUST
FOR THE MONTH WAS 48 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 14TH.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1968 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              76   04/30/1981
 LOW                    04/07/1975
                        04/06/1975
HIGHEST            69   04/07        76      -7
LOWEST             18   04/23                19
AVG. MAXIMUM     56.1              54.2     1.9
AVG. MINIMUM     29.6              26.6     3.0
MEAN             42.8              40.4     2.4
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.3    -0.3
DAYS MIN <= 32     23              25.7    -2.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           2.68              1.04    1.64
DAILY AVG.       0.09              0.03    0.06
DAYS >= .01         9                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10         5                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50         2                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        0                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.96   04/22 TO 04/22
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID EQUIV    1.08                MM      MM
 LIQUID 7/1     11.83
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         6   04/23

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     658               738     -80
 SINCE 7/1       6144              6890    -746
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     MM
 LATEST       MM
EARLIEST                        09/16
LATEST                          05/18
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    32/190    DATE  04/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    48/190    DATE  04/14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     62

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       2
LIGHT RAIN                8     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                3     SNOW                       5
LIGHT SNOW                8     SLEET                      0
FOG                      11     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      5
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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