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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE ELKO NV
823 AM PDT SUN MAY 3 2015

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...THE WINNEMUCCA AIRPORT NV CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL 2015...

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1877 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              90   04/23/2012
                        04/22/2012
                        04/30/1981
 LOW                6   04/30/1972
HIGHEST            78   04/29        80      -2       78  04/17
                        04/21
LOWEST              9   04/15        16      -7       19  04/14
AVG. MAXIMUM     63.7              62.5     1.2     64.2
AVG. MINIMUM     27.3              30.7    -3.4     30.3
MEAN             45.5              46.6    -1.1     47.3
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MAX <= 32      0               0.0     0.0        0
DAYS MIN <= 32     21              16.8     4.2       22
DAYS MIN <= 0       0               0.0     0.0        0

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM         3.34   1935
 MINIMUM         0.06   1959
                        1921
TOTALS           1.83              0.89    0.94     0.46
DAILY AVG.       0.06              0.03    0.03     0.02
DAYS >= .01         6               7.7    -1.7        5
DAYS >= .10         3               2.6     0.4        2
DAYS >= .50         2               0.3     1.7        0
DAYS >= 1.00        0               0.1    -0.1        0
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    0.73   04/24 TO 04/25              0.21

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
RECORDS
 TOTAL           12.0   1964
TOTALS            2.4               1.6     0.8      1.2
SINCE 7/1         5.3              20.8   -15.5     23.4
SNOWDEPTH AVG.      0                                  0
DAYS >= TRACE       3               1.9     1.1        3
DAYS >= 1.0         2               0.5     1.5        0
DAYS >= 5.0         0                                  0
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM                             0
 24 HR TOTAL      1.4   MM                           0.9

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL     578               552      26      525
 SINCE 7/1       4957              5880    -923     5887
COOLING TOTAL       0                 0       0        0
 SINCE 1/1          0                 0       0        0
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WIND (MPH)
AVERAGE WIND SPEED              7.9
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    33/330    DATE  04/14
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    41/320    DATE  04/14

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     46

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

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

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THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE IN WINNEMUCCA DURING APRIL 2015 WAS 45.5
DEGREES...WHICH WAS 1.1 DEGREES BELOW THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL
NORMAL OF 46.6 DEGREES. THIS MAKES APRIL THE 56TH COOLEST ON RECORD.
THE TOTAL PRECIPITATION WAS 1.83 INCHES...WHICH IS 206 PERCENT OF
THE CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 0.89 INCHES. THIS MAKES APRIL THE 12TH
WETTEST ON RECORD. THE TOTAL SNOWFALL WAS 2.4 INCHES...WHICH IS 150
PERCENT OF THE 1981-2010 CLIMATOLOGICAL NORMAL OF 1.6 INCHES. THIS
MAKES APRIL THE 39TH MOST SNOWY ON RECORD.

A RECORD LOW TEMPERATURE OF 9 DEGREES WAS SET AT THE WINNEMUCCA AIRPORT
ON WEDNESDAY APRIL 15TH.

A RECORD MAXIMUM RAINFALL OF 0.64 INCHES WAS SET AT THE WINNEMUCCA AIRPORT
ON APRIL 25TH.

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BA/DTK


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