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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
151 AM PDT FRI APR 1 2016

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...THE RENO TAHOE AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH
2016...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MARCH 2016 AT THE RENO TAHOE
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT WAS 48.3 DEGREES WHICH IS 2.6 DEGREES ABOVE
NORMAL. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE FOR MARCH WAS 75 DEGREES WHICH
OCCURRED ON THE 18TH. THE LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS 28
DEGREES WHICH WAS RECORDED ON THE 23RD.

FOR MARCH 2016 A TOTAL OF 0.97 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED
AT THE RENO TAHOE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT. THIS IS 0.21 INCHES ABOVE
NORMAL.

A TOTAL OF 6.8 INCHES OF SNOWFALL WAS REPORTED AT THE RENO TAHOE
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT IN MARCH.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 9.0 MPH. THE PEAK WIND GUST
FOR THE MONTH WAS 58 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 10TH.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1888 TO 2016

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
................................................
TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              83   03/31/1966
 LOW               -3   03/29/1897
HIGHEST            75   03/18        83      -8
LOWEST             28   03/23        -2      30
AVG. MAXIMUM     60.8              57.9     2.9
AVG. MINIMUM     35.8              33.5     2.3
MEAN             48.3              45.7     2.6
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MIN <= 32      8              13.1    -5.1
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         4.15   1907
 MINIMUM         0.00   1887
TOTALS           0.97              0.76    0.21
DAILY AVG.       0.03              0.02    0.01
DAYS >= .01         5               5.8    -0.8
DAYS >= .10         3               2.2     0.8
DAYS >= .50         1               0.2     0.8
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.68   03/28 TO 03/28
                        03/27 TO 03/28
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           29.0   5
                        0
 24 HR TOTAL       MM
TOTALS            6.8               2.0     4.8
 LIQUID EQUIV    0.68              0.20    0.48
SINCE 7/1        30.9              21.0     9.9
 LIQUID 7/1      3.09
DAYS >= TRACE       3               2.6     0.4
DAYS >= 1.0         1               0.9     0.1
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         3   03/29
 24 HR TOTAL      6.8   MM
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     511               598     -87
 SINCE 7/1       3848              4236    -388
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0

FREEZE DATES
RECORD
 EARLIEST     08/23/1973
 LATEST       06/27/1974
EARLIEST                        10/03
LATEST                          05/21
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              9.0
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    43/240    DATE  03/21
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    58/170    DATE  03/10

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     47

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