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CLIMATE REPORT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE RENO NV
813 AM PDT SUN APR 1 2018

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...THE SOUTH LAKE TAHOE CA CLIMATE SUMMARY FOR THE MONTH OF MARCH
2018...

THE AVERAGE TEMPERATURE FOR MARCH 2018 AT SOUTH LAKE TAHOE WAS 31.3
DEGREES WHICH IS 4.2 DEGREES BELOW NORMAL. THE HIGHEST TEMPERATURE
FOR MARCH WAS 60 DEGREES WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 30TH AND 31ST. THE
LOWEST TEMPERATURE FOR THE MONTH WAS -6 DEGREES WHICH WAS RECORDED
ON THE 5TH.

FOR MARCH 2018, 6.78 INCHES OF PRECIPITATION WAS RECORDED AT SOUTH
LAKE TAHOE. THIS IS 3.91 INCHES ABOVE NORMAL.

THE AVERAGE WIND SPEED FOR THE MONTH WAS 6.5 MPH. THE PEAK WIND GUST
FOR THE MONTH WAS 64 MPH FROM THE SOUTH WHICH OCCURRED ON THE 1ST.

CLIMATE NORMAL PERIOD 1981 TO 2010
CLIMATE RECORD PERIOD 1968 TO 2018

WEATHER         OBSERVED          NORMAL  DEPART
                 VALUE   DATE(S)  VALUE   FROM
                                          NORMAL
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TEMPERATURE (F)
RECORD
 HIGH              71   03/30/2015
 LOW              -10   03/02/1971
HIGHEST            60   03/31        70     -10
                        03/30
LOWEST             -6   03/05       -10       4
AVG. MAXIMUM     42.5              48.5    -6.0
AVG. MINIMUM     20.2              22.5    -2.3
MEAN             31.3              35.5    -4.2
DAYS MAX >= 90      0               0.0     0.0
DAYS MAX <= 32      5               1.0     4.0
DAYS MIN <= 32     29              28.3     0.7
DAYS MIN <= 0       2               0.2     1.8

PRECIPITATION (INCHES)
RECORD
 MAXIMUM           MM   MM
 MINIMUM           MM   MM
TOTALS           6.78              2.87    3.91
DAILY AVG.       0.22              0.09    0.13
DAYS >= .01        13                MM      MM
DAYS >= .10        10                MM      MM
DAYS >= .50         5                MM      MM
DAYS >= 1.00        2                MM      MM
GREATEST
 24 HR. TOTAL    2.19   03/22 TO 03/22
 STORM TOTAL       MM
 (MM/DD(HH))            MM

SNOWFALL (INCHES)
 LIQUID EQUIV      MM                MM      MM
 LIQUID 7/1      0.45
GREATEST
 SNOW DEPTH         0   MM

DEGREE_DAYS
HEATING TOTAL    1037               915     122
 SINCE 7/1       5691              6152    -461
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              6.5
HIGHEST WIND SPEED/DIRECTION    36/190    DATE  03/13
HIGHEST GUST SPEED/DIRECTION    64/180    DATE  03/01

AVERAGE RH (PERCENT)     67

WEATHER CONDITIONS. NUMBER OF DAYS WITH
THUNDERSTORM              0     MIXED PRECIP               0
HEAVY RAIN                3     RAIN                       5
LIGHT RAIN                7     FREEZING RAIN              0
LT FREEZING RAIN          0     HAIL                       0
HEAVY SNOW                6     SNOW                       9
LIGHT SNOW               13     SLEET                      0
FOG                      18     FOG W/VIS <= 1/4 MILE      9
HAZE                     10

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

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