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CLSEKO


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

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

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
                                          NORMAL
.............................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              70   02/28/1986
                        02/28/1905
 LOW              -43   01/21/1937
HIGHEST            66   02/13        59       7       63
LOWEST             -6   12/31       -12       6      -12
AVG. MAXIMUM     47.7              38.2     9.5     42.1
AVG. MINIMUM     23.2              15.6     7.6     17.4
MEAN             35.5              26.9     8.6     29.8
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      9              22.2   -13.2       15
DAYS MIN <= 32     83              84.8    -1.8       83
DAYS MIN <= 0       3               8.1    -5.1        8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM        11.55   1890
 MINIMUM         0.25   1931
TOTALS           1.58              3.16   -1.58     2.99
DAILY AVG.       0.02              0.04   -0.02     0.03
DAYS >= .01        17              26.6    -9.6       24
DAYS >= .10         6              10.3    -4.3        8
DAYS >= .50         0               0.9    -0.9        1
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.0     0.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           68.8   1932
TOTALS            7.5              26.8   -19.3      6.6
DAYS >= 1.0         2               9.1    -7.1        2

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    2648              3430    -782     3171
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              5.1
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/170    DATE  12/11
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    55/170    DATE  12/11

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     66

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       1
LIGHT RAIN                9     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          1     HAIL                       1
HEAVY SNOW                0     SNOW                       2
LIGHT SNOW               17     SLEET                      0
FOG                      22     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      6
HAZE                      2

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

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...WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...26TH DRIEST METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD IN ELKO...
...14TH LEAST SNOWY METEOROLOGICAL WINTER ON RECORD IN ELKO...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELKO DURING METEOROLOGICAL WINTER
(DECEMBER-FEBRUARY) 2014-15 WAS 35.5 DEGREES...WHICH IS 8.6
DEGREES ABOVE THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 26.9
DEGREES. THIS MAKES METEOROLOGICAL WINTER 2014-15 THE WARMEST
ON RECORD...BREAKING THE PREVIOUS RECORD OF 35.2 DEGREES SET
BACK IN WINTER 1899-1900. THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 1.58
INCHES...WHICH IS 1.58 INCHES OR 50 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-
2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 3.16 INCHES. THIS MAKES WINTER
2014-15 THE 26TH DRIEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 7.5
INCHES...WHICH IS 19.3 INCHES OR 72 PERCENT BELOW THE 1981-
2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 26.8 INCHES. THIS MAKES WINTER
2014-15 THE 14TH LEAST SNOWY ON RECORD.

THE WARMEST TEMPERATURE EVER RECORDED IN JANUARY WAS TIED IN
JANUARY WHEN THE MERCURY SOARED TO 65 DEGREES ON JANUARY 26TH.

FEBRUARY 2015 WAS THE WARMEST FEBRUARY ON RECORD WITH AN
AVERAGE TEMPERATURE OF 40.1 DEGREES.

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RCM


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