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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
314 PM PDT WED JUN 1 2016

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...THE ELY AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE SEASON, FROM
3/1/2016 TO 5/31/2016...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1893 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART  LAST YEAR`S
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM    VALUE
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              95   05/31/1910
 LOW              -13   03/03/1952
HIGHEST            78   05/13        82      -4       85
LOWEST             10   03/07         3       7        2
AVG. MAXIMUM     58.7              58.6     0.1     61.8
AVG. MINIMUM     29.8              27.7     2.1     28.9
MEAN             44.3              43.2     1.1     45.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.1    -0.1        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      1               0.8     0.2        1
DAYS MIN <= 32     60              64.0    -4.0       57
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.3    -0.3        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         6.80   1896
 MINIMUM         0.50   1910
TOTALS           3.78              2.98    0.80     2.81
DAILY AVG.       0.04              0.03    0.01     0.03
DAYS >= .01        28              22.8     5.2       22
DAYS >= .10        11               9.6     1.4       11
DAYS >= .50         2               0.9     1.1        1
DAYS >= 1.00        1               0.0     1.0        0

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           50.0   1964
TOTALS           21.1              15.8     5.3      8.7
DAYS >= 1.0         4               5.4    -1.4        5
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH        12   03/29                          8

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1885              2010    -125     1794
COOLING TOTAL       0                 1      -1        3
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    46/200    DATE  04/22
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    69/180    DATE  04/22

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     56

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                1     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN               31     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                2     SNOW                       6
LIGHT SNOW               12     SLEET                      0
FOG                      16     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      3
HAZE                      8

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

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...21ST WARMEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN ELY...
...28TH WETTEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN ELY...
...36TH SNOWIEST METEOROLOGICAL SPRING ON RECORD IN ELY...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN ELY DURING METEOROLOGICAL SPRING
(MARCH-MAY) 2016 WAS 44.3 DEGREES...WHICH IS 1.1 DEGREES ABOVE
THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL 43.2 DEGREES. THIS MAKES
METEOROLOGICAL SPRING 2016 THE 21ST WARMEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL
PRECIPITATION WAS 3.78 INCHES...WHICH IS 0.80 INCHES ABOVE OR 127
PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 2.98 INCHES. THIS
MAKES SPRING 2016 THE 28TH WETTEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS
21.1 INCHES...WHICH IS 5.3 INCHES ABOVE OR 134 PERCENT OF THE 1981-
2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 15.8 INCHES. THIS MAKES SPRING 2016
THE 36TH SNOWIEST ON RECORD.


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NWS ELKO CLIMATE TEAM



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